You go back in time and become a delegate at the Constitutional Convention

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    Wait........wut?

    Aliens done it?

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    It wouldn't follow general Parliamentarian Procedures that are the basis for most (English) law. It is possible to the extent they don't say it couldn't happen, but the Founding Fathers did identify the circumstances when something else was required, and defined the requirements (super majority).

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    If you're asking me whether or not goofballs would ever attempt to interpret the Constitution to mean something it doesn't, or use an instance where the Founding Fathers failed to address all the possible bullshit someone could think of to favor their desires ... I don't think there's really a question to that.
     
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    A possibility, sure. It's no dumber than an invisible superbeing in another dimension that nobody has seen or been to did it.
     
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    You can call the advanced intelligence being an alien, someone else can call it God. I wouldn't suggest that the God Alien would be required to play by your rules considering you may not know what it knows, but if it makes you feel better to assume everything is a product random chance, go with that.

    I mean if matter is really only altered, then giving it a particular order is what provides purpose.
     
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    What is the difference between an ET and God?
     
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    Aliens are real, god has yet to be proven real.
     
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    States can leave the Union.....using pretty much the same process that they used to enter it.
     
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    That assumes that morality can only be taught by religion. Which is nonsense. That also assumes that people learn to be moral through religion. I argue that religion reflects the values of the people. Not creates them.

    Take.....the Puritans. And they'd kill you for adultery or homosexuality.

    Then take the founders. They'd kill you for homosexuality. But not adultery.

    Now take more modern Christians. They won't kill you for either.

    Did God change His mind? Or did the conception of god change to match the values of the people? As we're talking about the same faith, the same general location, the same language, the same bible....separated only by time.

    Demonstrating that perceptions of God are adapted to match societal changes.. Or that God is capricious and malleable, changing over time.

    Either of which nixes the idea of faith being an objective measure for moral reasoning. Or a reasonable basis of it.
     
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