Who would a god be without believers?

You could also ask "What would a god be without believers?" (because not all gods are human-like). Lots off people all over the world believe in one or more gods. But what if (and I say if because it isn't very likely) all human beings on this planet would stop believing in there god (or gods)? What or who would a god than be? Would a god than be a funny drawing on a wall or just some guy in a book? Perhaps the new neighbours, the mailman or the birds in your garden were ones your god, until  you stopped believing.  Think, philosophies and give your opinion about this question! I'm curious who or what a god would be without believers according to you.

Topic by theexternaldisk 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


wow i can't believe this!

So i was listening to the news yesterday so orlando had this shoes for guns thing. so you give your gun for a pair of shoes or $50. so then this one guys gives a 4 foot surface to air missle launcher for a pair of shoes but of coarse it was no questions asked. well i was just wow!

Topic by Easy Button 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


New project! you wont believe it!

I am in the process ofdeciding whether i should post an instructable on making a desk top soldering press that will cost less than 25 dollar. it will be able to solder up to 14 gauge wire. i have it working so dont think its a fake. if anyone is interested i will post it, so what do you think?

Topic by DELETED_DELETED_kruser495 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


I can hardly believe my luck....

or should I say the lack there of?  I sat down this morning (at about 7 am, because I couldn't sleep) and went to start writing up the ible for the gift exchange....since I am ready to ship. As luck would have it, and as things seem to be going with this project) when I went for my photographs, they were no longer on the camera, and so I had to spend 3 hours looking for them - "someone" downloaded them off the camera and had them auto delete :-(  Anyways, I found some of them...but will have to take a bunch more on the last steps as I write up the ible. Delays,  delays.....

Topic by Goodhart 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Million Dollar Idea - Believe it or not. its happening.

This is the first time I have ever posted anything about my idea. If this idea is created as I envision it, I wont have to work another job in my entire life. Currently, I am an IT Technician at Texas A&M.; After much consideration, I am quitting my job and devoting everything I have to getting this created. Currency is not an issue, finding the right people to assist me is. I am unable to create this myself as it is very complex, in my eyes anyways. I would be willing to invest large sums of $ to get this underway.. Anyways, I am scared to disclose the details of my idea without having whomever I tell sign an NDA. So, the reason for this post is, I dont know what to do to get this developed!! Hoping someone can give me general advice to get this going. I understand everyone thinks they have a million dollar idea, lucky for me, mine actually is. Seriously...  Any input is appreciated and will be remembered..

Topic by GR8NADE 6 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago


4 Reasons why we believe in Conspiracy theories

Did NASA really land on the moon?Did the government cover-up involvement in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks?Is Elvis still alive and kicking? What about Michael Jackson?Was John F. Kennedy assassinated at the hands of multiple shooters?Do the Freemasons control the United States?A small but fervent group of people believe there was more than included in historical record about the aforementioned events. Conspiracies, they call them. And every generation has its own.Some of them turn about to be true, after all: Pearl Harbor was a Japanese conspiracy and Nixon’s Watergate break-in was a coverup.But with so few that turn out to be true, why do people believe in conspiracies?HERE is the link to the Rest of the story.And one final note:so, NOW we know who was on the grassy knoll and shot JFK LOL It was JFK himself !!!

Topic by Goodhart 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


I believe my inability to subscribe is only temporary....

EditedWithin 2 days, I should have the funds, and be able to mess about with PP to see if I can use that, otherwise...(I will try to confirm my PP account). . . Edit #2Grrr, to avoid any extra fees, I have transferred the amount into a PayPal account, so in 3-5 days, it will be available to make payment for 2 years. *sigh* another 3 day wait....ALSO, thanks everyone for confirming that I have not yet lost my mind or have started to imagine things. :-)

Topic by Goodhart 9 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Austin schoolteacher who didn't believe Linux existed

From linuxlock:A teacher in Austin who threatened to report a local free-Linux-machines charity to the police because "there's no such thing as free software" and they had therefore deceived the student she caught distributing Linux disks in class.The teacher sent an email to the blog, which sparked this whole incident.The teacher's initial email: (Thanks, gmoon!)After confiscating the disks I called a confrence with the student and that is how I came to discover you and your organization. Mr. Starks, I am sure you strongly believe in what you are doing but I cannot either support your efforts or allow them to happen in my classroom. At this point, I am not sure what you are doing is legal. No software is free and spreading that misconception is harmful. These children look up to adults for guidance and discipline. I will research this as time allows and I want to assure you, if you are doing anything illegal, I will pursue charges as the law allows. Mr. Starks, I along with many others tried Linux during college and I assure you, the claims you make are grossly over-stated and hinge on falsehoods. I admire your attempts in getting computers in the hands of disadvantaged people but putting linux on these machines is holding our kids back.This is a world where Windows runs on virtually every computer and putting on a carnival show for an operating system is not helping these children at all. I am sure if you contacted Microsoft, they would be more than happy to supply you with copies of an older verison of Windows and that way, your computers would actually be of service to those receiving them...Original Article which started the situationNew Article that clears things up

Topic by Keith-Kid 10 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Agnostics, Atheists, Skeptics -Why DON'T you believe in God?

Ok, Calling all non-believers! I am genuinely interested in why you DON'T believe in a God/Deity/Creator. I will not debate you on this. I am looking for serious answers. Was that the way you were raised? Is it a conclusion you came to on your own? Was your decision based on experiences, books, teachings? NOTE: Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, etc.- Please do not turn this into an argument! If you have serious questions to the RESPONSES, then ask them. If you want to express why you DO believe in God/Gods, go to my "Why do you believe?" forum.

Topic by skunkbait 10 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


I believe someone misuses instructables.com for his own agenda

Hi, i believe there is someone using instructables.com for some kind of SEO scam. I believe it goes like this:- Post a mediocre/repeating guide- Add links to different websites, for example to www.american-home-loan.net as seen in https://www.instructables.com/id/How_to_Convert_AVI_WMV_RM_VOB_to_iPod_PSP_Cell_/- Have a highly valued site (instructables.com) link to cheap sites- ???- ProfitI believe the ??? would eventually be remove the guide and point to some site that seels some crap. This is called a SEO scam if i remember correctly.So far i have catched 5 different usernames using that scheme (i believe the same person is behind all of them):https://www.instructables.com/member/byrdcarlyle/https://www.instructables.com/member/disraedole/https://www.instructables.com/member/arlenegeorge/https://www.instructables.com/member/gilmergraham/https://www.instructables.com/member/aliceanton36/Check out the guides, they are basically all the same with a link in the first part at least repeated twice. It all points to the same server and even CMS, however, different hostnames are used.I would like to hear a second opinion.

Topic by tecneeq 10 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


I believe this format to promote good looks over education...

No longer is there a Best Answer, a Follow, a personal comment Delete and the old click spam to help indicate the what is inappropriate or desirable...This is a sad state of affairs...

Topic by iceng 1 year ago  |  last reply 1 year ago


Can you identify this tool? I believe it is used on firearms.

This tool came in a box of firearm items, however we have been unable to identify what it is or what it would be used for. The overall length is 2 7/8 inches, largest diameter is 3/4 inch, smaller diameter is 7/16 inch, has a 3/16 slot on one end and two 1/8 inch pins in the larger end, pins are 1/2 inch apart. There are two holes cross drilled in the smaller diameter, they are each 3/16 diameter and are 15/16 inch apart. The metal is blued same as a firearm would be. There are no identification markings on this tool.

Question by JamesJ3 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago


Marriage? Answered

I dont believe in marriage as an eternal bond created by a paper, i believe it as in an eternal bond created by a man and a woman who truly love each other , does anybody else believe this?

Question by Itscrafty 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Believers: Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, Jews, Christians, Etc.- Why DO you believe in God?

Ok believers, I want to know why! WHy do you believe in God/YHWH/Allah/Gods/a Creator? This is not a debate/argument forum. I'm just interested in what got you where you are today (as far as your belief system goes). Note: Atheist, Agnostics, Skeptics- Please do not turn this into a debate. Don't dispute the "why" of someones faith. If you have sincere questions about what someone believes, or how they came to that conclusion, feel free to ask! If you mostly just want to state YOUR case, then go to my other "Why DON"T you believe forum". THanks.

Topic by skunkbait 10 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Does anyone believe the world is coming to an end on Dec 21, 2012? Answered

Now that it's 2012, you can't help but here all those dooms day discussions about the Mayan Calendar and the end of the world on December 21, 2012. For the record I don't believe the world is going to end just because the Mayan's said so.  I mean really? There isn't too many Mayan's left nowadays... why couldn't they figure out their own demise? Ironic, isn't it? What do all of you think? BTW: The best argument "For or Against" will get best answer credit. :D

Question by canucksgirl 7 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


Do You Believe in Fate? Read what my weekend was like

It is somewhat long, but an incredibly interesting story of what happened to me this weekend. After what I went through this weekend, my view of fate took a 180 degree turn. Some background information, I have two dogs, a few gates around my house that need to be closed to make sure my dogs stay in our yard. It starts out when I arrived home from school. My bus drops me off at the end of my driveway, and as my brother and I walk up, our mom is there with our main gate open, which usually is not. I saw her up there and knew it wasn't good. She tells me Toby is gone. Toby escaped through a back gate with my other dog Casper. My neighbor picked up Casper, but Toby was no where to be found. We pretty much scoured every single road in the area, so we knew he wasn't hit. We also told everyone we saw to keep and eye out, and asked them if they seen Toby. ~The oil company came to our house while my mom was out and about. They left our back gate open. When the dogs escaped, she went to our basement to see the oil tank, and it was full. She knew the oil people came, and they fill it through the back of our house, where our back gate is. 4 years ago, the same oil company cut our Invisible Fence Wire, and tried to tie it back together, so it worked off and on.(Which we found out later). The dog named Buddy escaped and got hit by a car. So we get the invisible fence man out here and he sees that the oil company cut our wire. ~Oil people, if you are reading this, close the gates please. ~So as you see, the oil company killed one of our dogs already, so I was fuming when I found out it was their fault again. We were planning on going to the mountains that night, so my dad, brother, and sister, and I went up with Casper, while my mom stayed at home to see if anyone would call about Toby or Toby would return home. On Saturday, we got a call from our mom saying that Toby was dropped off at an animal shelter, and she picked him up. We were ecstatic, and the rest of our day was awesome. That night, we went to bed early because none of us slept Friday night, because we were thinking about Toby. ~Thats only the half of it. Recap: Dogs escape, 1 dog found Friday, other Found at shelter Saturday, we are in mountains with Casper, and go to sleep Saturday night. I wake up Sunday morning at 5, to my brother turning the light on, and he walked out of the room. I thought, well this is weird, so I turned it off and rolled back over. My brother walked back in, and turned the light on. He told me Casper isn't moving. (In the mountains th dog sleeps with us in the bed.) I look at Casper, not moving at all. Casper is deaf, so sometimes he is always sound sleeper, but always wakes up when you touch him. I look at his face, and his eyes are in the back of his head. My brother gets my dad, my dad (doctor) tries CPR. It was too late. Casper passed away. He showed no symptoms, no struggle ( my brother didn't choke him), dandy as could be the night before, it was unbelievable. What Luck? So I am not religious what so ever, and don;t really believe in much religious stuff. But I felt that because we got Toby back, Casper had to pass away. It is so weird that the dog we thought was gone in the beginning, came back to us, while the one we had no inclination of every passing away, well, passed away. So we thought Toby was gone, got him back, and in the mountains, the one we had, died. Recap: Dogs escape, 1 found Friday, Other Picked up at shelter saturday, Casper up to the mountains, 2nd dog at home, Sunday morning Casper dies in his sleep. This weekend pretty much was the most stressful, and worst of my life. I am grateful for the man who brought Toby to the shelter, but I guess because we got Toby back, God felt it was Casper's time to go. I do not know what I'd do if we lost 2 dogs in a span of 48 hours. Thanks for reading all of this, I had to get it down. It is unbelievable. I am thinking of posting up an instructable on how to increase your chances of finding a lost dog.

Topic by Brennn10 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


Halo 3

Believe

Topic by Knexagon 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


Less then 2 yr old flat screen - has died....I believe...

My 17" Gateway flatscreen went blank this morning while I was at meeting. My wife claims she didn't do anything.....that it was blank when she saw it. It was not in sleep mode, nor was a screen saver on. I noticed the "power button" which is normally green (power up, with computer signal) or amber (powered up w/out signal), would not come on. I attempted to see if any of the adjustments on the side might have been bumped, no effect. I tested to make sure there was power from the surge protector (switched power outlets after a shut down) to no avail. After my 4th reboot, I subbed in my old monster sized 17" CRT tube monitor, and it works fine. Resolution is different, but it works.....but that pushed the monitor about 2 feet closer to my nose then I would like (it is about 10 inches from my face. )Did I miss anything as far as testing the monitor before replacing it? I personally think the PSU in the monitor went on the fritz, but I am open to suggestions. EDIT: The old CRT is now back ni it's storage area, and the newest LCD screen is up and running.

Topic by Goodhart 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


911 conspiricy stories

Who believes im them?

Topic by assasin 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


Why do people believe that a cat bringing a headless mouse into the house is a gift to the owner ? Answered

It just doesn't make sense to me; in my experience the cat brings in a mouse , plays with it until it's dead and loses interest; the owner seems irrelevant to the equation. I like cats but they do not strike me as being particularly altruistic, Any ideas?

Question by FriendOfHumanity 9 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


How to wire a 3 terminal socket ( i believe they are called 2 way sockets

I would like to put led mini lights inside of a liquor bottle lamp that i bought, my question is how can I connect this to a 3 terminal socket so i would be able to turn on just the mini light, or just the lamp bulb or both at the same time.

Topic by jeffsdad 9 months ago  |  last reply 9 months ago


my god of war PSP will not play games i believe it got wet but still does all other functions fine?

The psp wont play games, but everything work fine like music, pictures,internet sound works good.

Question by 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Epiphany

....someone's looking to believe..... Link EPIPHANY part I and Part II

Topic by Goodhart 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Stats tab not working

I noticed the stats tab is no longer working. This is the last tab that is on your welcome page. It just says that the server  had a problem. It happens on all my devices so I believe it is not an issue with me but with the site. If my memory is correct I believe this has happened before. It is a nice feature to have so I hope it will be returning. 

Topic by Vyger 3 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago


translate

Can some one please translate this for me i believe that its Chinese  http://db-zenkai.com/ver3/ 

Topic by minecraftpotato 3 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago


Help :-(

Unfortunately, i believe i have uninstalled the wireless driver for my hp desktop computer. i have attempted my own searches for something online, and failed. i believe im using a linksys adapter and don't have the cd for it. does anyone know where i can get the driver for an HP, linksys, or whatever it may be. i am stupid

Topic by alvincredible 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


is overunity possable? Answered

Is it possible? Because somone says it isn't; I don't believe them unless I test it for myself.

Question by nerd7473 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


A new paint I found

I saw a car at a show that was all chrome AND IT WAS A PAINT I could not believe it!

Topic by aztintr 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


portal cake

I cant believe no one posted the portal cake in the contest yet.

Topic by BartSimpson 11 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Swords and Souls

I was wondering how many people believe in swords having souls. I am a huge fan of Bleach, which refers to the Zanpakuto as being spirit beings, and I was reading a forum post somewhere that swords have personalities outside of their wielder's skill and the naming of a sword was based on the sword's personality. So, from this, I have chosen to believe that swords have souls and that one can communicate with their sword. So does anyone agree?

Topic by timmycutts 8 years ago


OPRAH

So, all you photo fans out there, tune in to oprah at 4:00 today, Annie Leibovitz is going to be on it. *still can't believe i'll be watching oprah*

Topic by Weissensteinburg 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


Anyone know how to make LOKI? old hippy drink i believe, kinda minty? thanks?

Question by peede1 10 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago


Marathoners Diet?

Hey guys. ive signed up for a marathon, and qas looking for a good diet to follow, as i believe diet is half the work done. any ideas?

Question by Shadowwalker2551 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago


Who would have thought it...?

See it to believe it, 4min of hand-music, how does the guy do it?Lfrom http://owmysweeteyes.blogspot.com/,,

Topic by lemonie 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


2012

So a lot of the people i know are freaking out because they believe the world will end in 2012...... I don't agree, what are your guys comment on this?

Topic by Glad(to-meet-ya)ys 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago



new ad

I just got a taste of the new advertisement, I believe it is a verizon ad. i just need to say, that is effing annoying! pick another type of ad!!!

Topic by bleachworthy 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


What is needed to install a light on a 1997 xr80r honda?

... A.C. regulator I believe? Thanks!

Question by alpe_97 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


Laser help

Does any one know how to make or where to get a Argon Fluoride discharge pumped excimer laser or a laser with a 193nm output? I do believe that they are used in dentistry.

Topic by Masterdude 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Turn a 1400c into an external keyboard?

Hello! I have an eccentric buddy who can *only* type on 1400c's keyboards, so he's continuously buying up old ones and working on them.. I believe someone, somewhere should be able to able turn said 1400c into a USB keyboard.One person has told me this is impossible, but from what I've seen here, I don't believe them. Hell, if someone can turn an old typewriter into a USB keyboard... Your esteemed advice, pointers and even links would be jolly appreciated!

Question by 9 years ago


Why isn't my burning laser focused? Answered

I recently bought a 5.6 mm, 300 mw, 650 nm laser diode and a corresponding driver. ( I believe it was this one : http://www.ebay.com/itm/300mW-650nm-High-Power-red-laser-diode-/261004757828?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash;=item3cc5188b44 ). Anyways, I got a 3.2 VDC output from the driver and connected it to the laser diode. However, the light looks more like a flashlight, and isn't focused at all. I read up on it and I believe that the problem is that it needs a laser housing. Is this correct?

Question by seraine 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Arduino powerglove remake?

Would anyone be interested in making a non fail power glove type device using arduino? I believe we can rebuild it, we have the technology!

Topic by octopuscabbage 8 years ago


school

Well I'm pushing back the release of my new instructables because of school but don't worry they will be published in a month or so

Topic by darth acexxacer 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


The last day of summer!

I can't believe its already here. But i guess i want to go back to see all my friends. But then again does any body else want to go back?

Topic by Easy Button 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


methinks forum sticky is broken....

I do believe the forum sticky system is now defunct, any recent posting goes on top of previous material (including chatroom thread). Awesome new profile page!

Topic by KentsOkay 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


Simple typo - Instrucable!

In the new look editor, I cannot believe no-one else has noticed that the "Delete Instructable" button actually says "Delete instrucable"! The top right button. It's plain as day.

Topic by _soapy_ 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


CFL power factor and how to correct? Answered

I have installed solar pv on my house and using a killawatt meter I have been checking the power factor and they are pretty bad .7.  Residential metering dont charge for power factor but when the solar pv is operating I believe the losses are coming from the pv power generated. Does anyone know of a CFL with a good power factor? I have heard that the power factor for the CFL's could be corrected with a .50 cent part. I believe that would be a capacitor but what size and how could you add it?   ?

Question by Riksmgb 9 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


Is the Patterson Footage Real?

Everybody has seen the Patterson footage, if they know it or not. The picture below is the most well known frame. Do you think its fake, or do you believe?

Topic by freeza36 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


BF494 Replacement

Hi I am looking for a replacement for a BF494. I have searched the web and I believe a 2n222 would work. Thank you! I am making an FM radio receiver by the way the schem. is up above.

Topic by ethanl2 3 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago


A new folding door I just saw on facebook

I would love to see someone build this door.  I believe it is beyond my capabilities   http://www.viralnova.com/folding-evolution-door/

Topic by paqrat 5 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago