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 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: How do you use your UB?

 Post subject: Re: How do you use your UB?
Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:24 am +0000 

Replies: 5
Views: 85

Having read the text multiple times, I "use" the UB as a bu11$hit barometer for everyday life. I listen (sequentially) to the text in my car as I drive to work and whatever I have heard that morning often colors my thoughts throughout the day. I never read anymore, and living in the Deep S...

 Forum: The Skeptics Corner   Topic: The claim that FER (UB) is the inerrant revelation of God.

Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:52 am +0000 

Replies: 66
Views: 699

Good Morning: One of the main reasons I believe (mostly) in this book is that the Authors are so honest in admitting that there are many, many things which they do not know. I have always rejected flatly ANYONE who says that ANY DOCUMENT is the inerrant word of Deity. This includes the UB. Was the b...

 Forum: Visitor Feedback   Topic: New Reader

 Post subject: Re: New Reader
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:51 am +0000 

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Fisherman... What up Dude! Welcome to the sandbox. My preferred way of reading is not reading at all... I have the UB on flash drive and listen to it on the way to work. Admittedly one can not fully concentrate but it seeps in, little by little.
Have a great day!


 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Legendary Shock Jock, Howard Stern, tackles Urantia Book.

Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:23 am +0000 

Replies: 6
Views: 391

very cool

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Humor in the UB

 Post subject: Re: Humor in the UB
Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:22 am +0000 

Replies: 2
Views: 176

I find humor in myself when I contemplate the teachings. My animal fears, my spiritual arrogance, my petty resentments: all in the face of a limitless future of perfection attainment. How little these things are, these things which take up so much of my precious time here on this amazing yet so mess...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: Can we try an experiment?

Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:40 am +0000 

Replies: 36
Views: 1043

I am game. But this can only be answered by the Administrators.

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Spiritual Pride

 Post subject: Re: Spiritual Pride
Posted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:59 am +0000 

Replies: 82
Views: 2445

Hi Van: GREAT TOPIC!!!!!!! OK, I am really concerned with spiritual pride... mine, that is. It is one of the things about myself which scares me the most. I cannot speak for anyone else here, but I KNOW I catch myself all the time thinking how "enlightened" I am compared with the (fill in ...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Squabbling

 Post subject: Squabbling
Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:43 am +0000 

Replies: 22
Views: 1295

Squabbling Squabble: verb squabbled; squabbling\ ˈskwä-b(ə-)liŋ \ Definition of squabble: to quarrel noisily and usually over petty matters Apparently in the matters of the FER, squabbling is currently the norm, at least in this forum, to engage in much squabbling, much to the dismay of those who ar...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Let's talk about prayer

 Post subject: Re: Let's talk about prayer
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:20 am +0000 

Replies: 15
Views: 1021

Oh, and to the guy who want my home destroyed along with the millions living there...
Bite me.

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Let's talk about prayer

 Post subject: Re: Let's talk about prayer
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:08 am +0000 

Replies: 15
Views: 1021

I too am prayer deficient. I remember the words of the Authors… pray for values, not things. When I look out on the world and see so much awful stuff, then see folks praying for material things, I shrug and go my way. When I pray, its usually at a time of crisis, and for something (like someone clos...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Personality - identity

 Post subject: Re: Personality - identity
Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 9:32 am +0000 

Replies: 359
Views: 13652

I have to agree. I rarely come bye here anymore because every discussion I am interested in seems to degrade into this childish name calling, all in the name of the Master too, I suppose.

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: Does the Urantia Book have its own culture?

Posted: Thu May 09, 2019 5:55 am +0000 

Replies: 24
Views: 2076

Does the UB have its own culture… I say YES, but with qualifications. With less than 100 years under its belt, the planetary spiritual awakening associated with the Book is still in its infancy. So in many respects, a real “culture” as defined by social norms, is still unborn. But a real CULTURE, as...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: Is the Urantia Book banned anywhere?

Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:56 am +0000 

Replies: 21
Views: 1540

Amazing topic! Thanks to all who have taken part. Here is the American Deep South, while nothing is banned, the prudent often hold their tongues in order to live peaceably with their fellows. Espousing extremist Christian positions is in vogue in many of the locals I frequent, and the presentation o...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: Is there thought crime in the Urantia Book?

Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:37 am +0000 

Replies: 49
Views: 3600

HI WILLIAM! My thoughts on this are that: YES, there is definitely thought crime as taught in the Book. The Authors are very specific that the indwelling Adjuster suffers thru our thoughts of evil and sin. And flagrant lust is, in my opinion, one of those evils. That being said, step back and realiz...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: I'm new here and to the book

Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:02 pm +0000 

Replies: 18
Views: 2056

Hi William! Welcome to out little dysfunctional family. We are glad you are here. Yeah, we've all, (well most of us anyways) tried singing the praises of the Book from the rooftops. Most of us have the scars from trying that route. I have found that living the life which the text teaches us to live ...
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