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Subject:  Re: Atheism Date:  1/20/2013  9:00 PM
Author:  Howie52 Number:  667431 of 876076

"a universe where 90%+ of his creation are bound to fail?"

"Why do folks enjoy a sport where 70 percent failure is huge success? "


I can't understand how you see failure by 90% of creation. And
as far as enjoying sports - the joy is in the game and seeing
folks play and extend themselves.
Winning a game or passing a test or inventing a wildly successful
product is a terribly over-rated activity - the time-frame of any
one event is so short. You feel success at best for a limited time
and as you progress you know that future successes come at
ever increasing prices. There is certainly joy in winning - and there
is pain in losing ---- but there is more than that particular joy
or that particular pain.

The joy in seeing a son make contact when swinging a bat in Tee-ball
every bit as great as any success I have personally had - and the
pain of leaping up to catch a pass and missing becomes a
wonderfully joyful story well past the pain of a loss is felt.
Even in losing loved ones, we choose the memories we hold
dearest and closest - and we impose our judgement. But that is not
the same as the judgement of the Creator.
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