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Interesting conversation

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by gsaikripa, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. gsaikripa

    gsaikripa Gold IL'ite

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    AN INTERESTING CONVERSATION
    >
    > An atheist professor of philosophy
    > Speaks to his class on the problem science has with
    > God, the Almighty.
    >
    > He asks one of his new students to stand and.....
    >
    >
    > Prof: So you believe in God?
    > Student: Absolutely, sir.
    > Prof: Is God good?
    > Student: Sure.
    > Prof: Is God all-powerful?
    > Student: Yes.
    > Prof: My brother died of cancer
    > even though he prayed to God to heal him. Most of us
    > would attempt to
    > help
    > others who are ill. But God didn't. How is this God
    > good then?
    >
    > (Student is silent.)
    >
    > Prof: You can't answer, can you?
    > Let's start again, young fellow.
    > Is God good?
    > Student: Yes.
    > Prof: Is Satan good?
    > Student: No.
    > Prof: Where does Satan come from?
    > Student: From...God...
    > Prof: That's right. Tell me son,
    > is there evil in this world?
    > Student: Yes.
    > Prof: Evil is everywhere, isn't
    > it?
    > And God did make everything. Correct?
    > Student: Yes.
    > Prof: So who created evil?
    >
    > (Student does not answer.)
    >
    > Prof: Is there sickness? Immorality?
    > Hatred? Ugliness? All these terrible things exist in
    > the world, don't
    > they?
    > Student: Yes, sir.
    > Prof: So, who created them?
    >
    > (Student has no answer.)
    >
    > Prof: Science says you have 5 senses
    > you use to identify and observe the world around
    > you. Tell me,
    > son...Have
    > you ever seen God?
    > Student: No,
    > sir.
    > Prof: Tell us if you have ever heard
    > your God?
    > Student: No, sir.
    > Prof: Have you ever felt your God,
    > tasted your God, smelt your God? Have you ever had
    > any sensory
    > perception
    > of God for that matter?
    > Student: No,
    > sir. I'm afraid I haven't.
    > Prof: Yet you still believe in Him?
    > Student: Yes.
    > Prof: According to empirical, testable,
    > demonstrable protocol, science says your GOD doesn't
    > exist. What do you
    > say to that, son?
    > Student: Nothing.
    > I only have my faith.
    > Prof: Yes. Faith.
    > And that is the problem science
    > has.
    >
    > Student: Professor,
    > is there such a thing as heat?
    > Prof: Yes.
    > Student: And is there such a thing as cold?
    > Prof: Yes.
    > Student: No
    > sir. There isn't.
    >
    > (The lecture theatre becomes very quiet with this
    > turn of events.)
    >
    > Student: Sir, you can have lots of heat, even more
    > heat, superheat, mega heat, white heat, a little
    > heat or no heat. But we
    >
    > don't have anything called cold. We can hit 458
    > degrees below zero which
    > is no heat, but we can't go any further after that.
    > There is no such
    > thing
    > as cold. Cold is only a word we use to describe the
    > absence of heat. We
    > cannot measure cold. Heat is energy. Cold is not the
    > opposite of heat,
    > sir, just the absence of it.
    >
    > (There is pin-drop silence in the
    > lecture theatre.)
    >
    > Student: What about darkness, Professor? Is there
    > such a thing as darkness?
    > Prof: Yes. What is night if there
    > isn't darkness?
    >
    > Student: You're wrong again, sir. Darkness is the
    > absence of something.You can have low light, normal
    > light, bright light,
    >
    > flashing light....But if you have no light
    > constantly, you have nothing
    > and it's called darkness, isn't it? In reality,
    > darkness isn't. If
    > it were you would be able to make darkness darker,
    > wouldn't you?
    >
    > Prof: So what is the point you are making, young
    > man?
    > Student: Sir,
    > my point is your philosophical premise is flawed.
    > Prof: Flawed? Can you explain how?
    > Student: Sir, you are working on the premise of
    > duality. You argue there is life and then there is
    > death, a good God and
    > a bad God. You are viewing the concept of God as
    > something finite,
    > something
    > we can measure. Sir, science can't even explain a
    > thought. It uses
    > electricity
    > and magnetism, but has never seen, much less fully
    > understood either
    > one.
    >
    > To view death as the opposite of life is to be
    > ignorant of the fact that
    > death cannot exist as a substantive thing. Death is
    > not the opposite of
    > life: just the absence of it.
    >
    > Now tell me, Professor. Do you teach your students
    > that they evolved
    > from
    > monkeys?
    >
    > Prof:
    > If you are referring to the natural evolutionary
    > process,
    > yes, of course, I do.
    > Student: Have
    > you ever observed evolution with your own eyes, sir?
    >
    > (The Professor shakes his head with a smile,
    > beginning to realize where
    > the argument is going.)
    >
    > Student: Since no one has ever observed the process
    > of evolution at work and cannot even prove that this
    > process is an
    > on-going
    > endeavor, are you not teaching your opinion, sir?
    > Are you not a
    > scientist
    > but a preacher?
    >
    > (The class is in uproar.)
    >
    > Student: Is there anyone in the class who has ever
    > seen the Professor's brain?
    >
    > (The class breaks out into laughter.)
    >
    > Student: Is there anyone here who has ever heard
    > the Professor's brain, felt it, touched or smelt it?
    > No one appears to
    > have done so. So, according to the established rules
    > of empirical,
    > stable,
    > demonstrable protocol, science says that you have no
    > brain, sir.
    >
    > With all due respect, how do we then trust your
    > lectures, sir?
    >
    > (The room is silent. The professor
    > stares at the student, his face unfathomable.)
    >
    > Prof: I guess you'll have to take
    > them on faith, son.
    >
    > Student: That is it sir... The link between man
    > & God is FAITH. That is all that keeps things moving
    > & alive.
    >
    >
    > WANT TO KNOW WHO THAT
    > STUDENT WAS?
    >
    > The student was ...
    >
    >
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > .
    > Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam,
    > ex President of India
    > and
    > this is a true story.
     
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  2. Vysan

    Vysan Gold IL'ite

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    Hi,

    It is a nth repeat in this forum....

    However it is nice to read it again....

    Veda
     

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