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Old August 1st, 2015, 08:12 PM  
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Originally Posted by mattsmith48 View Post
@lliam Every religion says God created man in his own image so superhuman is a correct term.
No intelligent rendering of religion goes along with this reading. The "form" of God in man is that which makes man distinct from animals, i.e. godliness or intellect.

No classical religion, not Judaism, not Christianity, and not Islam, consider God to be in any way comparable to any of his creations.

"Absolute tolerance is altogether impossible; the allegedly absolute tolerance turns into ferocious hatred of those who have stated clearly and most forcefully that there are unchangeable standards founded in the nature of man and the nature of things."
-Leo Strauss, Liberalism: Ancient and Modern
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