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Angelic/demonic activity is more common in other parts of the world, such as Indonesia and Africa. These are the places where the Church is thriving in the face of danger, where believers are martyred, where you hear of more miracles.

TwistedSketch, POD Warrior Forum 7 Comments [1/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
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Anti - Dei

...or not.

9/21/2008 6:55:02 PM



While it is true that many christians are killed in places like Indonesia, Vietnam, parts of Africa, etc, and while it is true the christians have an apparently inexhaustible number of missionaries, I have yet to hear of any "miracles" that cannot be explained by modern science.

11/26/2009 10:05:55 PM

Philbert McAdamia

I guess you have to be there to hear of them.

11/26/2009 10:11:34 PM

Angua

It does not surprise me that you'd "hear of more miracles" in places where modern science hasn't yet really taken on, people are impoverished, life expectancy is much lower, and much of the population is uneducated. I would say that it's not because of angelic or demonic activity as that the people there are more likely to be superstitious and not know any better than to attribute certain events that can be scientifically explained to the supernatural.

Besides, when you don't have access to things like libraries and the internet in order to fact check, you're a lot more likely to believe what I would consider some pretty ridiculous things. Notice that you"hear" of these miracles. When people repeat stories they have a tendency to get some things wrong, leave out crucial details, exaggerate, and sometimes just plain outright make stuff up.

I don't want you to tell me that you've heard of miracles happening, I want you to show me data and objective scientific studies. Produce me some actual factual evidence and you're a lot more likely to convince me that miracles exist than if you just say you've heard that they have.

11/27/2009 3:23:39 PM

Mrs. Antichrist

Coincidentally, these are also places where education, science and medicine are not thriving.

12/16/2010 10:45:31 PM

Swede

No! You don't say? "Angel/demonic activity" is more common where superstition and ancient myths are more prevalent?

Where Modern Science is thriving, people know that thunder is just two weather fronts meeting and creating electricity.
Where Modern Science is lacking, people make up stories to try to explain what they don't understand.
Like Thor is riding over the heavens in his goat-drawn chariot, hitting giants in the head with Mjöllnir.

12/17/2010 12:41:57 AM

Blarghonius

You make it sound like it's really cool that people are dying.

7/17/2011 6:38:04 PM
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