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Most Gods Throw Dice

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Crabtownboy, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member
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    Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.

    Terry Pratchett

     
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    My God doesn't play either. I know He "causes all things to work together for good to those who" love Him and "are called according to His purpose." (Romans 8:28)
     
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    Do you play chess?
     
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    Sadly, Mr Pratchett is an exponent on euthanasia.
     
  5. Crabtownboy

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    Hmmmmmmmmmmm, not sure how this has anything to do with the quote. Enlighten me. Thanks.

    Do you play chess?
     
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    I do. God doesn't.
     
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    How do you know that God does not play chess?
     
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    Chess has a limited number of pieces and a limited number of moves. God's plan, God's balance of the universe, God's love -- all are infinite in nature.
     
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    You are confusing a great game with God's plan for the universe. Not the same thing at all.

    God would play within the rules. He would be a most awesome player. I wonder if God's first move, with white, would be P-K4 or some other opening. Also, it has been said that there are so many possible moves in a chess game that all the moves have not been made yet.
     
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