"That puts me in good company- the same was said about Hitchens as well. To worship a god or godesses that use such sadistic and pathetic actions against his or her creation is like an abusive parent. I would certainly expect my god to be better than…"
"" If you take the Christian Bible and put it out into the rain, wind and snow, it will soon dissolve. Our religion IS the rain, wind and snow."---as said to an herbalist by a Native American medicine woman."
"I rather doubt that in my culture my perception could be referred to as "common" LOL No my friend I care not to engage in depth in such a debate in this venue. But far from common it is- not with churches and crosses and billboards…"
"AMEN!!! LOL Yes I have friends from the UK and they are so far advanced in their beliefs than we Americans. They fear is no longer with them. And knowledge takes away ones faith. I always say that for me to get close to god I must be in nature, not…"
"Yes- indeed. I have a PHd in theology and used to teach it myself. The history of the book, not to mention the basic teachings found therein led me to a study of other faith based belief systems. In the end I found a better path in life. The…"
"I personally have a problem with most all of the 613 commandments- there are not just ten. Stoned any adulterous women lately? Or gotten your family together to stone your rebellious teens? And dont forget to forgive all debts every 7 years. (that…"
"Actually a very real history of god and the devil is more this: IN ancient times as men viewed the things happening around them, in their ignorance of nature, and based on what they could see visually they plotted the movement of stars and planets.…"
"Have you ever read the Christian Bible??? LOL pretty wrathful god........ and to kill your own son (blood sacrifice) to save mankind?? Pretty sadistic and pathetic I would say. But to each his on. Only addressing the fact that you suggest that…"
"Again- worshiping or choosing a deity to follow based on fear is not a good path. I in no way recommend the path of Christianity or suggest the Bible as your personal guide. However, given the subject matter at hand the bible certainly presents…"
"History as well as the Christian Bible shows that Satan is far from the evil one that traditional belief would have one believe. Satan is a god of knowledge. And throughout the bible it is the god of Israel was full of wrath, destroying entire…"
"Satan is the god of knowledge and a study of the christian bible shows that the god of the bible was the evil one- it was that god of Israel that was violent and demanded blood sacrifice. And to answer your original question of course you can…"
Sep 18, 2012
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