Talk:Maltheism

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SimCity[edit]

God, I just loved selecting the disasters off the SimCity menu. Whenever I managed to build up a town, I would bring it to its knees again with simultaneous earthquakes, floods, fires, tornadoes and airplane crashes, over and over. And the monster was my favourite >:-}

Anyone else? SimCity 2000? Uchiha 01:27, 11 November 2007 (EST)

General or christian term[edit]

Anyone know if this is a general religious term, or one specific to Christianity? Wanna get the right cat on it, but not really familiar with it.Pink mowse.pngGodotThe Peyote God awaits 19:24, 21 September 2011 (UTC) The term mostly applies to Judeo-Christian thought and Gnosticism, but has some relevance in Paganism. I edited it to clarify this.Logic and Empricism (talk) 18:03, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

community input requested[edit]

I disagree with EVDebs' edit. To avoid an edit war, I am opening a discussion on the talk page. Feedback would be appreciated.--"Shut up, Brx." 00:39, 26 November 2012 (UTC)

Cthulhu is a stretch, but the information on gnostics in EVDeb's version is better. Evil fascistoh noez 00:43, 26 November 2012 (UTC)
Okay, but I figured there's no need to have a section on each gnostic sect, I mean, as a reference to maltheism, they're all pretty much the same. Demiurge is a douche.--"Shut up, Brx." 00:51, 26 November 2012 (UTC)
I don't know a lot about Gnosticism, but it does seem as if it wasn't one uniform movement and that they didn't have uniform views on God or the demiurge. At the least it makes sense to explain differences in Gnostic sects' beliefs as they relate to maltheism. EVDebs (talk) 19:11, 26 November 2012 (UTC)
The thing is, "demiurge bad" is a very common trope in Judeo-Christian Gnosticism. Listing a few types is inefficient and incomplete. Better to say "Many varieties of Gnosticism view the creator, often called the Demiurge, as a malevolent entity unworthy of worship" or something along those lines. And Cthulhu... Hey, look, I'm a Lovecraft fan, but A) fantasy religions don't really fit in mainspace B) Lovecraftian mystical entities were explicitly meant to defy our conceptions of divinity and morality.--"Shut up, Brx." 07:47, 8 December 2012 (UTC)

Found this on bash.org[edit]

<XnD> Personally its not God I dislike, its his fan club I cant stand [1]Kazitor, pending 11:10, 20 December 2017 (UTC)

Oops, this should've been on misotheism. Whatever. —Kazitor, pending 02:05, 26 December 2017 (UTC)

Thought exercise[edit]

What would the 'Maltheistic God's chief opponent' be like? A do-gooder god of sorts? The devil in the gaps? Anna Livia (talk) 14:58, 25 December 2017 (UTC)