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(we can not move mountains.)

I would disagree and say the reason we don't see people moving mountains is due to the extreme lack of faith.

in other words lack of people asking or even believing that mountains can be moved.

Paul, Myspace 52 Comments [5/30/2007 12:00:00 AM]
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Chan

It's called mountaintop removal, and it's making the Appalachians in Eastern Kentucky disappear.

They cut off the top of the mountain to get to the coal buried underneath the stone, then they pour the waste material into the valleys. Eventually where there was a mountain and a valley, there is now a plain.

5/30/2007 4:51:43 PM

DFox

Please gawd, can I have a watermelon?
Pretty Please gawd? Watermelon?
Come on gawd, pretty please with cherries.... i would very much like a watermelon!
Damn I guess I just don't have enough faith.

5/30/2007 4:53:48 PM

alexia

Or, if your god does exist (which I don't believe, but let's just say for argument's sake), maybe he likes the mountains where he put them. After all, you believe he created the planet, right? Maybe he put the mountains where they are for a reason. Maybe he likes them exactly where they are. Maybe trying to move them only pisses him off.

5/30/2007 5:16:36 PM

Old Viking

Paul's right about disbelief in mountain moving. It's rather widespread. I don't know why.

5/30/2007 8:08:40 PM

Mike

Occam's Razor to the rescue!

5/30/2007 9:01:10 PM

Ummu

No one is moving mountains because doing so takes really big diggers and dump trucks and no one wants to spend that much on gas.

5/31/2007 11:30:49 AM

Coffee

I don't recall that even Jebus moved a mountain.

5/31/2007 11:54:03 AM

flipper

Wrong religion. Mohammed moved the mountain!

5/31/2007 2:39:36 PM

John

You ask God to make the coin come up heads and it comes up heads: a miracle! It comes up tails, you didn't have enough faith. Due to our lack of faith, the miracle only happens about 50% of the time.

6/1/2007 12:36:51 AM

Axx

Lets get 100 people to stare at a mountain and will it to move.

Would that be witchcraft?

9/17/2007 5:18:50 PM



More important... where would we put them if we did move them?

3/11/2008 1:10:40 PM

Hasher

For what it's worth, plate tectonics moves, raises tilts mountains, just not very quickly.

3/11/2008 1:17:17 PM

Brain_In_A_Jar

You seem to believe you can move mountains; how many have you shifted lately?

Unfortunately, that question won't work on fundies because they have that pesky "don't put god to the test" clause. Which roughly translates to "Well of course I could, but you have to promise never to go and look".

3/11/2008 1:37:07 PM

rubber chicken

Those godless commies the Soviet Union actually did move mountains back in the fifties! Ok, they used nukes and moved them into the atmosphere in the form of dust but still. Where is your faith now?

3/11/2008 1:58:44 PM

Brenz

Faith is good, but a fulcrum would be better.

3/11/2008 2:17:34 PM

dilly

you show me a bunch of people that have faith that they can move a mountain and then do it and i will beleive you

3/11/2008 2:40:58 PM

Neserit

Metaphor...You're doing it wrong!

3/11/2008 4:14:30 PM

anti-nonsense

So if you believe you can move a mountain, why don't you move a mountain on international television? Hmmmm?

3/11/2008 4:53:17 PM

apYrs

and have you moved many Paul?

3/11/2008 4:57:14 PM

Fernando

Can you say metaphor? Can you???

4/12/2008 6:32:16 AM

God

If faith were a power that allows for the altering of physical reality then God would have designed it so that only perfect minds would have that ability.

Problem is: No one is perfect.

(Except for me, but I guess you know that already.)

1/28/2009 12:18:20 PM

BrendanJD

Ok, please move a mountain.

1/28/2009 12:40:52 PM



Move a molehill then - tell us when and where we can come and watch!!

1/28/2009 12:48:21 PM

Tallyho

If only you could agree which mountain to move!


7/27/2009 7:23:25 AM

Anon

I always read that bit of the Gospel as a metaphor. Silly me.

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