Author Topic: Demons  (Read 3400 times)

Offline Munch

Re: Demons
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2014, 08:37:18 AM »
If your going to have demons, they should at least be smoking hot, just to piss christians off all the more.


(Dantes inferno, awesome game, Lucifers slong had its own animation)
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Offline Munch

Re: Demons
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2014, 08:38:21 AM »
My demon costume. Won $100.


woo, is that all costume or are you really that buff?

Online Shiranu

Re: Demons
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2014, 08:41:29 AM »
Growing up in a more moderate-liberal background, I am unfamiliar with doctrine or dogma on this subject. Would anyone be willing to share what they were told as kids/young adults?

Don't really know where they came from, simply that they possessed people who let them into their hearts.

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." - Nelson Mandela

"Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be." - Miguel de Cervantes

Offline Munch

Re: Demons
« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2014, 08:47:36 AM »
Growing up in a more moderate-liberal background, I am unfamiliar with doctrine or dogma on this subject. Would anyone be willing to share what they were told as kids/young adults?

Demons are just an easy answer for christians to create something to explain any 'negative vices' people have as a further means to controlling them, simply paint things like desire or lust or essentially any average human emotion we as a bipedal animal might have, that might lead us away from church, and paint it as something evil, and demons are just something to reaffirm them as the works of the devil.

"This man had sex with his daughter"
"Welp, musta been demons in his head"
"but he was a christian"
"Welp, he probably didn pray hard nough"

"Mommy, my peener got hard today"
"Devil Child!! You must hit it with the bible to ward off demons from you!"
"But it hurts mommy.."
"That is gods way of saying you did wrong child"
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Offline doorknob

Re: Demons
« Reply #19 on: July 27, 2014, 09:08:28 AM »
yes anime demons are sexy and the type of demon I prefer myself.

Even if demons existed it wouldn't automatically prove that a god or gods exist.

Offline Munch

Re: Demons
« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2014, 09:15:32 AM »
yes anime demons are sexy and the type of demon I prefer myself.

Even if demons existed it wouldn't automatically prove that a god or gods exist.

yeah. infact in japanese demons are called Oni, and are completely different to what you'd take from western societies look at demons and where they come from:

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Oni (鬼?) are a kind of yōkai from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ogres or trolls. They are popular characters in Japanese art, literature and theatre.[1]

Depictions of oni vary widely but usually portray them as hideous, gigantic ogre-like creatures with sharp claws, wild hair, and two long horns growing from their heads.[2] They are humanoid for the most part, but occasionally, they are shown with unnatural features such as odd numbers of eyes or extra fingers and toes.[3] Their skin may be any number of colors, but red and blue are particularly common.[4][5]

They are often depicted wearing tiger-skin loincloths and carrying iron clubs called kanabō (金棒?). This image leads to the expression "oni with an iron club" (鬼に金棒 oni-ni-kanabō?), that is, to be invincible or undefeatable. It can also be used in the sense of "strong beyond strong", or having one's natural quality enhanced or supplemented by the use of some tool.[6][7]

Re: Demons
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2014, 09:42:37 AM »
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woo, is that all costume or are you really that buff?

The wings are fake. :madu:

Re: Demons
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2014, 09:58:01 AM »
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The wings are fake. :madu:

You are a damn fine example of humanity.  :clap:

Offline Munch

Re: Demons
« Reply #23 on: July 27, 2014, 10:00:06 AM »

Offline doorknob

Re: Demons
« Reply #24 on: July 27, 2014, 12:24:23 PM »
I agree.

and kudos on 100$ you deserved it.

Re: Demons
« Reply #25 on: August 08, 2014, 10:11:35 AM »
As a kid I once got sleep paralysis and my sister told me that I was probably being raped by an incubus demon. She made me cry and I actually believed her at the time. My sister is very superstitious , anyway that's one folkloric demon story.
Here's a pastor casting out demons (paid actor?) : http://youtu.be/8RuCLB6vM3M
                                                                                 http://youtu.be/OmP_AKDHPKE
                                                                                 http://youtu.be/QiJtio9n4Lc
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Re: Demons
« Reply #26 on: August 08, 2014, 10:18:44 AM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lesser_Key_of_Solomon

Lesser Key of Solomon. Describes demons of various types, if you are looking at classical references.

Demon in  my religion, (Mormon) were fallen angels that backed Satan supposedly in a war in heaven, and were cast down to earth. Also sometimes referred to as Sons of Perdition, a term used interchangeably between fallen angels and people who denied Mormonism      (me :biggrin:)

I once had as dream where I saw an image of the fallen, dressed in Mormon Temple garments, substituting the color red for green, the standard color of the apron and the sash. Woke up in a cold sweat. Went to church next Sunday.
"Sons of Perdition" Sounds like a rock band.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

Re: Demons
« Reply #27 on: August 08, 2014, 11:16:31 AM »
As a former Pentecostal, I was raised to beleive that demons are real: fallen angels who hate God and despise humanity, who would like nothing better than to posess our bodies and use them to work evil. Any involvement with the occult or mystiicism, such as using OUIJA boards or practicing Zen meditation would make us vulnerable to demonic oppression and eventual possession.
Atheists are not anti-Christian. They are anti-stupid.--WitchSabrina

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Re: Demons
« Reply #28 on: August 08, 2014, 11:44:10 AM »
As a kid I once got sleep paralysis and my sister told me that I was probably being raped by an incubus demon. She made me cry and I actually believed her at the time. My sister is very superstitious , anyway that's one folkloric demon story.
Here's a pastor casting out demons (paid actor?) : http://youtu.be/8RuCLB6vM3M
                                                                                 http://youtu.be/OmP_AKDHPKE
                                                                                 http://youtu.be/QiJtio9n4Lc
I seem to remember a thing on the Discovery Channel several years back where a psychologist was explaining something to the effect of, "The combination of fervent belief and the pastor's own actions produces a psychological reaction, wherein the results the Believer expects will be acted out with subconscious prodding."

I am 90% certain I got that wrong somewhere, this was like 7 or 8 years ago, but that's the basic gist of it I can remember.

Offline Munch

Re: Demons
« Reply #29 on: August 08, 2014, 12:18:58 PM »
Demons are just an interchangeable construct of human imagination and fear, they exist as much as water nymphs, elves, fairies, goblins, orcs, minotaurs, 98% the cast of world of warcraft, angels, dragons and free willed republicans do.
But on that notion, I'm a comic book and fantasy gaming nerd, so looove the idea of playing a sexy demon guy the same as i would an orc or furry.
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