To far too many adherents, it’s not a faith . . . it’s an ideology. A totalitarian ideology that can’t tolerate noncompliance and always seeks to impose itself on others
We are born sinners: guilty by the mere fact of our existence. That’s why we need Jesus to be our scapegoat so that God can forgive us for the curse he damned us with in the first place.
I’m not in the habit of writing poems but I did write this one after realizing that the only thing that can reward faith is death.
We’re going to have to figure out some way to combat his gifted way with words.
Is it even possible? Should we just give up? Maybe Islam really is the one true religion. I’m thinking of converting. Maybe you should too.
If I trust myself and face facts, the biblical God becomes a joke. A very sad, sick, painful, joke. Religion is its predictable punchline. I just hope, in the end, humanity has the last laugh.
After all, Jesus Christ is a scapegoat on steroids. Is there a greater scapegoat than Jesus? Well, if there is, it has to be the Devil.
House and his holy zingers . . .
Rational integrity assumes you know the difference between an opinion and a fact. If you don’t know the difference . . . how do you know what you know? Let’s leave certainty to the believers.
The greatest believers are the greatest tyrants. If the freedom rather than the tyranny of faith is to better the world, then the betterment lies in the hands of the unbelievers. I take my stand with them.
Most atheists are reasonably grounded in logic and there’s no chance in hell they’ll ever renounce logic in favor of superstition — not even for an 11th-hour, or death-bed, conversion.