Darik Majoren
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Define "Proper Job" . . . Also, as an unpaid intern in another country, HOW would you live and pay bills . . . Second Job?

Do you have a career path?

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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
So now you have come to this wall . . . and blind acceptance or Faith and indoctrination tells you to it's just a matter of "Believing" versus "Knowing" and us humans cannot comprehend God's creation . . . this is where we go back to saying, then the Word of God is not Inspired, … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
The problem isn't "Understanding" . . . it is making even greater nonsensical excuses in order for the current nonsensical one to fit. Why in the world would God Create an additional light just for that moment . . . now while I will agree I am the first to fire up a task light … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
It actually does IF you read your Bible . . .Gen 1:3-5 lists it as the First Day . . if you expand to 3-10 you can see it list the next as the second day. The source of our light (being the sun) is listed as being created on the Fourth day in Gen … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
Bear in mind that 2 Timothy 3:16 states that all scripture is Inspired (literal translation is idea Breathed into the men who wrote them . . . basically taking over them to write God's Word. This would mean that truly the word (All of it) would be infallible . . . this also means all … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented
Not an accurate description. Unless you can attach "feelings" to that figment . . . Since it indoctrinated from youth I would say it is more likely an inherited "State of Mind", but not inherited as the sharing or genetic code or mutations, but one of Cultural pressures. through indoctrinated experiences.
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
I was actually enrolled in a Bible College at night while I was in my last two years of high school. I took a class a semester for audit (couldn't take it for credit since I was still in high school. I can tell you, that you would learn more raw information on your own, … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
I am going to tell you something you probably would never think to hear . . . Read you Bible. The only thing a Minister can add is that HE/ SHE read their Bible. You can use this excellent resource to get a LITERAL translation of each verse (as I do) - http://biblehub.com/. It's actually … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
With regards to "Picking and Choosing" most denominations do exactly that. and THAT is how you get the many many different Christian denominations: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Christian_denominations If you are a Bible literalist that is rare given the huge amounts of inconsistencies within the Bible. https://infidels.org/library/modern/donald_morgan/contradictions.html That and we KNOW how old the earth is and that Evolution … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
Where did I get Which Part? The part about how the Human brain works with regard to what I listed can be found in most any scientific journals or even for easier access to information go on https://www.ted.com/ for any number of Ted Talks. https://www.ted.com/talks/jim_fallon_exploring_the_mind_of_a_killer https://www.ted.com/talks/ruby_wax_what_s_so_funny_about_mental_illness https://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/is-addiction-a-disease.htm These are all great sources of information.
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Darik Majoren commented
I was listening to an NPR segment about aging Parents and those that made provisions for the family regarding death, and those that did not . . . I was amazed at how thorough some where in having family meetings to talk about who will take control of the parents going into the hospital or … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
We are still learning about the human brain, but what I can tell you is that we KNOW that homosexuality happens in nature as well . . . NOT just our human species. Here is a couple of good reads that are still in the discovery phase of science: http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/scientists-link-2-genes-to-homosexuality-in-men https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/speculative-genetic-link-to-homosexuality-found My Aunt was born … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
So I do not like to do this only because it aligns too many things with negative connotations. We KNOW addiction is 50% inherited genetic trait. Not believe, but KNOW. The other percentage of an addict is HOW and WHAT that person has learned for Coping skills (Those goes to "Experiences"). We KNOW that a … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
Whenever the Pattern that is ACTUALLY part of who you really ARE comes through . . . people find themselves to be self loathing and many will say that they are under attack (oppression from Demons) and that this is part of the Spiritual Battle (Ephesians 6:12) . . . Be careful what options you … Read more
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Darik Majoren commented on Joyce Hall's answer
So what you are referring to is Matthew 7:15-20 in regards to the "Fruits they bear" . . . in other words "How" someone lives their lives. A truly saved person MAY back slide to the old ways, but then have a emotional moment in church one a "Re-dedication" night . . . setting things … Read more