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So why does God get all the attention?

  1. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 8 years ago

    What is it about this word that gets everyones attention?  If you want a successful forum post- just name God the founding father of it.  Why is that?  Why does god get all the attention?  It seems that people can't get enough bickering, discussion, debating or conversing about "him".  It seems here [on hubpages and all across the Internet] that people can't give him enough credit.  One minute its, "Why did he allow the World Trade Center to be bombed?"  To the next statement, "Did you see the picture of his figure in the clouds above the World Trade Center sky?"  Seriously, did he do it?  What the hell was he doing standing over it in the sky?  Could be possible that it was just a cloud formation and not God?  You know, its like this; I'm now learning he's the great scientist ever.  Yeah, right.  How about Albert Einstein?  Why is God the greatest?  I just don't get it.  Why aren't we ourselves the greatest and not God?

    1. BDazzler profile image83
      BDazzlerposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      The answer is contained within your question.

      1. RKHenry profile image78
        RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        I can't see it.

        1. BDazzler profile image83
          BDazzlerposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Really?  I see it clearly.  Fascinating .... Your journey is your destination.

          1. RKHenry profile image78
            RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            Sorry.

  2. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Are you jealous? wink

    1. RKHenry profile image78
      RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      It reads that way.  Maybe I am and just don't know it.  But I'm sure you can tell I none to happy about it.tongue

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image90
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    Maybe just because he is named "God".  Strangely enough, Einstein believed in him, too.
    Just as an experiment, name your next child "God" and see how much attention he gets.

    1. RKHenry profile image78
      RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I kinda differ with that idea of Einstein believing in him.  I read somewhere that he didn't like the fact that the existence of God couldn't be proved.  He was from a Jewish background, like myself, but he actually felt that Buddhism was a Scientists best guess.

      I like the child name thing.  He or she sure would get a lot of attention when they were older.

    2. profile image0
      Leta Sposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Um, I've heard that Einstein was a Pantheist...

  4. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Ok, now Einstein gets all attention wink

  5. Cris A profile image62
    Cris Aposted 8 years ago

    I guess everybody's curious about God. Otherwise they won't give nor pay that much attention to Him. I mean why did you create this thread anyway? My point exactly cool

    1. RKHenry profile image78
      RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      No don't really see your point.  My point was the fact that this is the only subject line that gets any attention.  I'd soon people didn't give it credit for being the greatest scientist ever.  I'd soon its name was the same name that Prince had for while.  You know the name that couldn't be pronounced.  So yeah- um don't really see your point exactly.cool

      1. Cris A profile image62
        Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Good. Neither do I.  I just thought I'd drop a really cryptic one to sound profound and infinitely more knowledgeable on the subject. But hey, don't mind me. It's just that the title of this thread caught my attention cool

        1. RKHenry profile image78
          RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          See.  Put "God" into the mix and BAM!  Got your attention. lol

          1. profile image0
            sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            lol, see what happens when you put "Satan" into the mix.  big_smile

          2. Cris A profile image62
            Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            Yeah right on the money! But I can think of several words that could grab anybody's attention as much as "God" would. But they come with a price. Flagging cool

            1. RKHenry profile image78
              RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              Flagging?  Flagging what?

              1. Cris A profile image62
                Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                So now you know what other words I was referring to and what flagging means cool

                1. RKHenry profile image78
                  RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this
  6. goldentoad profile image59
    goldentoadposted 8 years ago

    anything on masturbation gets my attention

    1. Pest profile image61
      Pestposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        did someone say the "m" word???

      1. goldentoad profile image59
        goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        squeak, squeak, squeak, leave me alone!

    2. RKHenry profile image78
      RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Oh no you just didn't.  Yep, you did.lol 

      Porno.  Porno will grab my attention.

      1. goldentoad profile image59
        goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        it will also lead to sin

        1. RKHenry profile image78
          RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            OMG!

          1. goldentoad profile image59
            goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            I know watch out. masturbation and pornography will make you blind

            1. Pest profile image61
              Pestposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                The reasoning for banning such a Hub still makes me a bit crazy!

              1. Cris A profile image62
                Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                You're supposed to be quiet! Thorazine cool

              2. goldentoad profile image59
                goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                you are a sinner Pest, go flag yourself for thinking such perversions of the body

                1. RKHenry profile image78
                  RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                  No.  I'm comfortable turning a blind-eye.

              3. RKHenry profile image78
                RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                Who's banning this hub?  What? 

                Chris dude are you banning this hub?  Or flagging it?  Why?  For what?

                1. Cris A profile image62
                  Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                  Let's just say RK that we are not alone! There are OTHERS cool

                  1. RKHenry profile image78
                    RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    What the freak are you talking about man?  You ok?  Did your mom'ma forget to tuck you in tonight?  Ah.

                    What are you talking about?  If I don't get a clear answer and instead receive a degenerate answer again from you- I'm gonna flag you.

            2. RKHenry profile image78
              RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              I've been trying to tell BDazzler that I can't see.  Must have been this very reason.lol

              1. goldentoad profile image59
                goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                so stop touching yourself and maybe your sight will return and you can see God more clearly in your life

                1. Pest profile image61
                  Pestposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    I took the nipple clamps off, the tears went away, but i am still in a fog!

                  1. RKHenry profile image78
                    RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    Pest, I like your sense of humor.lol

            3. MBP42 profile image67
              MBP42posted 8 years ago in reply to this

              serves you right, but when did the watchers flag these off color comments?

              1. Cris A profile image62
                Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                There are guidelines for what's flaggable and what's not. Read up cool

                1. RKHenry profile image78
                  RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                  Oh please Cris.  Whats your problem?  Obliviously you are in need of attention.  Has your God forsaken you?  Has he not been paying enough attention to you?

                  1. Cris A profile image62
                    Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    Why? What did I say? cool

      2. MBP42 profile image67
        MBP42posted 8 years ago in reply to this

        yall are just twisted, God gets the attention cause no one can exactly define Him and they spend time trying and arguing with others when they don;t like someone else's definition of God.

  7. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 8 years ago

    Stop.  You two are too much.  I've got to play some b-ball tomorrow morning at 8:00a.  Nite all.  Sweet dreams.

    1. goldentoad profile image59
      goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      you'll never make it in the NBA, just give up now, it will save your knees and your heart

  8. goldentoad profile image59
    goldentoadposted 8 years ago

    Anyways, I gotta head out of work now, maybe I'll be back in a few if i don't stop and get drunk between here and my house

  9. Cris A profile image62
    Cris Aposted 8 years ago

    well, so much for the attention on this one! cool

    1. Pest profile image61
      Pestposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Yawn!!!  yup...

      1. Cris A profile image62
        Cris Aposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        don't forget to pray now cool

        1. goldentoad profile image59
          goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          everyone should pray

          1. Pest profile image61
            Pestposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              I do every time I post a new Hub!  Look what it got me!!!

            1. goldentoad profile image59
              goldentoadposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              it got you an even bigger rep, so your prayer was answered, and everyone remembers that hub, its infamous and will never be forgotten

            2. RKHenry profile image78
              RKHenryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              Ya, look where it got'cha?  I lost my first two games.  I'm a big brother and I have a kid that plays.  He's got the potential to  be great, but, he's one of those kids that needs to lose the chip he wears on his shoulders.  I paid for this kid to be a member of an elite basketball team.  $325.00 bucks.  I'm a full-time student.  That's a lot of money for me.  But anyhow, he's really good.  He's got this attitude though, I can't take anymore.  Today he started mouthing his coach, right and of course that got him no where and my ass chewed out.  When I went to talk to him about it, his response was, "I hope he does kick me off!"  I ways like- "F" you kid!  You unappreciative little shit.  I really lost my cool.  I think I'm done helping poor kids.  I'm sick of the shit it gets you into.  Man.  To think, 3 days ago I bought this kid new basketball shoes.  Cost me $90 bucks on sale.  Shit.  Kids.  He's got a game at 6 tonight.  I'm really thinking about not showing up.  If anyone out there thinks they can make a difference- I've got news for ya- you can't.

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                Leta Sposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                Oh, BS, RK...

                Kids will be kids.  I happen to live with two of them--boys (not my own).  When they do stuff like that, it is usually a cry for attention.  And these kids aren't 'poor.'  Well--they aren't poor materially, but they think they are (their psychology is--as their mother was kinda weird).

                It sounds odd--but sometimes I think boys want their dad or whatever kind of figure that is to 'loose their cool.'  Proves something to them--as long as you do it in an appropriate way.  I've seen this scenario played out a few times this year.  I think some kids are different (sure as heck wouldn't have worked on me, ie), but I think sort of an authoritarian stance (at times) is what some of them need.

                Awful lot to tackle as a Big Brother, though..  But if you screamed at him (lol), as strange as it sounds, it was probably the right thing...  I'd show up at his game & I'll bet his attitude has changed.

  10. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    "If anyone out there thinks they can make a difference- I've got news for ya- you can't."
    Why not give him the money for yourself and let his problem be his problem.

 
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