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Allow me to introduce myself. I want to share a discovering

#1  Postby Gabriel Gnosi » Mar 26, 2017 8:40 pm

Hello, guys.

I am new to the forums and would like to introduce myself.

I'm a religious researcher.

I recently finished writing a book regarding religious matters, with a huge potential to cause a stir, and since I know that due to my proposal I will be attacked by fundamentalist zealots and blind believers, I'm working on building contacts with open minded people who could support me in this enterprise.

I’ll be honest with you, I’m not exactly an atheist. The reason why I’m here is because I do prefer an honest atheist than a hypocrite believer. It is impossible to argue with blind believers when it is about questioning religious dogmas.

I'll later start a discussion about my book. I'm trying to get it published.
Keep in touch if you feel interested. I have plans to give away the book for free in places like this forum.
Thank you!

PS: I've read the RULES and I know about the advertising restrictions. I DID NOT COME HERE TO ADVERTISE NOR TO SELL ANYTHING!
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#3  Postby Ironclad » Mar 26, 2017 10:02 pm

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#4  Postby Mazille » Mar 27, 2017 7:34 am

Ello!
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#5  Postby Alan B » Mar 27, 2017 9:25 am

Welcome.
What is the gist of your research?
What are the bones of contention with which 'hypocritical believers' would argue.
I have NO BELIEF in the existence of a God or gods. I do not have to offer evidence nor do I have to determine absence of evidence because I do not ASSERT that a God does or does not or gods do or do not exist.
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#6  Postby Gabriel Gnosi » Mar 27, 2017 3:55 pm

Hi guys!

Thank you all.

The main point of my research is the OLD TESTAMENT and the identity of God (Yahweh).
My main thesis is that the Church has been lying.
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#7  Postby laklak » Mar 27, 2017 3:57 pm

I doubt you'll get much opposition to that idea around here.
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#8  Postby Gabriel Gnosi » Mar 27, 2017 4:01 pm

laklak wrote:I doubt you'll get much opposition to that idea around here.


Do you know what is really interesting?

I'm not an atheist and my book is not atheist, though it attacks the God of the Old Testament and the Church so directly that I chose to count on atheists to support me, rather than believers.
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#9  Postby Alan B » Mar 27, 2017 4:03 pm

OK, then.

Give us some ideas to comment upon.
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#10  Postby Corneel » Mar 27, 2017 4:04 pm

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#11  Postby crank » Mar 27, 2017 6:06 pm

Is Gnosi your real name? It's a good one for a non-fiction writer.
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#12  Postby Gabriel Gnosi » Mar 27, 2017 6:29 pm

crank wrote:Is Gnosi your real name? It's a good one for a non-fiction writer.


Hi Friend.

No, Gabriel Gnosi is an alias.

I can't reveal my real name due to safety reasons.
As a beta reader of my book said, "you will be in real danger when you get it published."
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#13  Postby Corneel » Mar 27, 2017 6:55 pm

Gabriel Gnosi wrote:
crank wrote:Is Gnosi your real name? It's a good one for a non-fiction writer.


Hi Friend.

No, Gabriel Gnosi is an alias.

I can't reveal my real name due to safety reasons.
As a beta reader of my book said, "you will be in real danger when you get it published."

So he advised you to talk about it on some forums on the internet?
Also I'm reaaaal curious what can be so shocking that it hasn't been said by one or the other anti-papist or anti-christian crank already. Anything worse than Dawkins' description of the OT god in the God Delusion, or whatever Baron d'Holbach said about Christianity? Or more demystifying than your basic wikiarticle on Yahweh? This really better had to be good. And please - no aliens.
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#14  Postby Mazille » Mar 27, 2017 7:11 pm

No, it's going to be a Dan Brown type of deal.

Is anyone taking bets?
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#15  Postby Corneel » Mar 27, 2017 7:18 pm

Mazille wrote:No, it's going to be a Dan Brown type of deal.

Is anyone taking bets?

Well then he's in luck, because albino monks are shit at being assassins (visual problems being one of the more problematic symptoms of albinism).
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#16  Postby BlackBart » Mar 27, 2017 7:28 pm

Gabriel Gnosi wrote:
laklak wrote:I doubt you'll get much opposition to that idea around here.


Do you know what is really interesting?

I'm not an atheist and my book is not atheist, though it attacks the God of the Old Testament and the Church so directly that I chose to count on atheists to support me, rather than believers.


Well good luck to you, but as an atheist I merely lack belief in any god and would take the view that any entity that created this universe would either be incompetent or malevolent. That would be applicable for any claimed God, including yours, not just the Old Testament god.
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#17  Postby Blackadder » Mar 27, 2017 7:33 pm

Forgive my cynicism, but this smells like one of those 15 minute infomercials on late night TV, where they promise "amazing", "life-changing", "you've never seen this before" revelations and after the 15 minute tease produce a set of crappy looking DVDs that will help you "change your body and take control of your life" for only £24.99 plus postage.

I await the Great Reveal, with weary resignation.
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#18  Postby Gabriel Gnosi » Mar 27, 2017 7:37 pm

Blackadder wrote:Forgive my cynicism, but this smells like one of those 15 minute infomercials on late night TV, where they promise "amazing", "life-changing", "you've never seen this before" revelations and after the 15 minute tease produce a set of crappy looking DVDs that will help you "change your body and take control of your life" for only £24.99 plus postage.

I await the Great Reveal, with weary resignation.


Not you are not being cynical.

You are absolutely RIGHT. Yes, my announcement looks like cheap commercial crap.
I'm well aware about this. And this has been my main problem with my book, no one will believe in one more conspiracy theorist trying to catch attention.

But give me a chance, and I promise you will not regret.
Besides, remember that I'm not selling anything.

Thank all of you who showed respectful interest.

I promise I will create a new thread to discuss my thesis soon.

This is still the "Welcome new members" thread so not really the best place to discuss the matters. Moderators will agree with me.

I promise I will post as soon as possible
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#19  Postby BlackBart » Mar 27, 2017 7:41 pm

Well, spill the beans then. What's the big heresy? If you're not selling anything, there's no reason not to say what it is.
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#20  Postby Gabriel Gnosi » Mar 27, 2017 7:54 pm

BlackBart wrote:Well, spill the beans then. What's the big heresy? If you're not selling anything, there's no reason not to say what it is.


My book is now being considered by agents and publishing companies.
It will not take much long to get the final answer, which can be yes, or no from them.

In any case, I will work in building contacts with atheists and skeptical people around, since I believe this is the way I have to find some support, besides hiding my real name.

My intention here is to discuss the thesis and get support, not to sell books.
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