“Skeptic Arena” Atheist claims God “shortchanged you in the financial ‘blessings’” and “mental endowment department” 2 of 9

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That which follows is a discussion I had with a certain Neo from the The (pseudo) Skeptic Arena with whom I have had many interactions all of which, including this parsed one, you can find here.

Picking up where we left off, Neo replied

Ken Ammi replied
Friend, it appears that you do not think that there is anything wrong with that caricature of preachers.
Ken, for those preachers whom it applies to – they have no retort.

That which follows is a discussion I had with a certain Neo from the The (pseudo) Skeptic Arena with whom I have had many interactions all of which, including this parsed one, you can find here.

Picking up where we left off, Neo replied

Ken Ammi replied
Friend, it appears that you do not think that there is anything wrong with that caricature of preachers.
Ken, for those preachers whom it applies to – they have no retort.
For those preachers (like you) who are extremely unsuccessful and have to resort to begging for one-dollar bills, I can see how that caricature would grind your nuts.
You are, once again, judging based on your unfounded presuppositions.
Ken, if you google “Creflo Dollar” (yes, that’s his name), you will discover that my judgment is based on founded suppositions. So your mind-reading skills are as weak as they’ve always been.
Your God not only shortchanged you in the financial “blessings” department, but also in the mental endowment department as well.
I don’t think He likes you very much.
The Bible draws no such correlation as that God’s love can be measured with money.
Ken, someone forgot to tell that to Rick Warren and Joel Osteen.
God showers them with blessings beyond their wildest dreams,
while He sits up there and laughs His invisible ass off watching you plead for handouts.
1st Timothy 6:3-5 “If anyone teaches false doctrines and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, he is conceited and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions and constant friction between men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.”
Ken, I prefer this verse:
James 4:2 — “You do not have because you do not ask God”
There, your problem has been solved. You’ve been looking in the wrong place. Instead of humiliating yourself on the internet, all you have to do is have faith and ask God for dollars and quarters. Apparently, you didn’t do that and that may be the reason why He is ignoring you and showering all those other guys with jets, mansions, and babes.
Naw, don’t thank me … I’m here to help.

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Neo

Ken Ammi

Friend, I am afraid that you are thinking in circles as per that which sadly is your modus operandi which goes something like this:
1) you jump to a conclusion based on presumptional assertions: generally beginning with a condemnation rather than working you way to one as a conclusion.
2) You are asked to “show your work” as math teachers used to tell us, that is to say: show how you reached your conclusion based on a justified premise.
3) Then you merely repeat your presumptional assertions using different words and on it goes.
You see, those preachers to whom it applies to they do not have to retort to you because you have not even claimed nor demonstrated why it is that anything they do is wrong. As for me, I do not have to Google “Creflo Dollar” because a group of us Christians used to get together starting at about a decade ago in order to note that what he was doing was wrong and we could justify our condemnations of him—unlike yourself who cannot. Merely following up an unfounded presupposition by asserting that you have judged based on founded suppositions is just that: merely making another unfounded presuppositional assertion without justification. This is what you seem to be missing: you do not succeed in justifying your judgmental condemnations merely based on saying that you have done so without actually doing so, without actually showing your work—it is not about mind-reading but about reading your stated statements.
Again, on another topic you merely presuppositional assert that you know that Rick Warren and Joel Osteen have been showers with blessings by God but you have not demonstrated this, you merely claim it, merely begin by concluding it.
Then, when you see that the Bible provides a premise for condemnation of such personages you utterly ignore it and jump contexts to a different verse. And, by the way, if you think that “You do not have because you do not ask God” has something to do with money I would recommend that you actually read the text rather than jumping to conclusions about what a few un-contextual words mean according to the Neonian (mis)interpretation.

While you are at it, see my book Pop-Atheist Bible Expositors starring Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Dan Barker, and Neil deGrasse Tyson and also my book Reasons for Being An Atheist: A Comprehensive Guide

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