Hello everyone! Since our other discussion thread was getting rather cumbersome (I estimate we would have to click through at least 15 "load more replies" buttons before finding the end) I wanted to start a new post. This topic is partly inspired by our previous discussion on slavery, and I think it is fundamental to any of our beliefs: what makes us, as humans, special and valuable? This could include discussions on any of the following, or other questions as they come up: - It has been said that we are "star stuff", and the Bible says we are made in God's image. What do you believe we are made of? - Why are we different than animals? - What is "consciousness"? - Where does our value as humans come from? - How do our beliefs about these questions impact our lives? I look forward to hearing your views! There is something I think God has put on my heart to say. He loves you before you love Him. Wow, that's amazing.