>Sorry for any misspelling of your >screen name. (I am not >the best speller).
Response: Me either, but you got it right.
>I will bring these point up >only once further. If you >firmly believe something and that >is all you know and >are willing to believe then >how can anyone change your >opinion????
Response: Yeah good point, but I wasn't trying to get indepth like that all I wanted was to understand why you and others believe in this diety. I thought when I first asked the question I stated that I was not trying to debate anyone just wanted some info thats all.
In a sence the >only way to begin to >understand a different way of >thinking is to free your >yourself from this. In a >sence open you mind. We >have been programed with Christian >doctrine all our lives, what >you are saying is nothing >new, but an understanding occured >when reading other cultures and >that was that these peoples >came from an entirely different >perspective, they way they thought >is radical to me, but >in reality what makes it >that more radical than they >way I think.... Simple.
Response: Oh I understand you, I just wanted to see why you personnally believe this. > >OK to begin. >You want proof of a "Afrakan >God" well I can tell >you my proof is that >I exist. But you want >some physical evidence or some >archeoligical findings (That is a >whole different story). Well in >truth there are not many >to look at. Dieties such >a Ifa are subjective by >nature. It basically means change. >When applied it means there >are changes that are about >to take place. Ifa is >not an omnipitent character that >lurks in the sky making >rules. But rather a deity >which is one component of >a whole, that was named >to represents change. My proof >that there is Ifa is >there is constant change.. > >peace..
Response: Cool that's all i wanted. Later on if you want we can have a discussion on something deeper if you'd like.
------------ En arche en 'o logos, kai 'o logos en pros ton Theon, kai Theos en logos