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.
Despite being religious words, not even religions, in actual practice, treat human life as sacred or sanctified. Witness religious wars, witch-hunts, inquisitions, trials by fire/water, prohibitions on condoms and birth control despite AIDS, etc.
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.
I was wondering if the Out of Body Experiences, Near Death Experiences and Spiritual Experiences associated with the God Module might also happen in our sleep: particularly while dreaming.
This video is full of surprises. I can’t say much in advance or I’ll spoil the surprises. The Family Feud question is: “Name something that gets passed around.”
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.