Re: [Death To Religion] A little bit of religion never hurt anyone
- Richard Godwin wrote:
> Bad analogy, not comparable. I know people who believe in a deity "a little bit": means think so but unsureNot quite. Being unsure is the absence of making a conscious final
decision. It doesn't hold the same meaning.
Believing a little bit in a deity implies they aren't putting much
thought into it but believing "a little" is still believing in a deity.
You do or you don't.
- I will explain Jesus' alleged suicide.
Jesus is an all knowing, all omniscient god, who as a god surely knew the future. Or so they claim.
Jesus also knew that his preaching and rabble rousing would piss the Romans and a lot of other Jews off.
Jesus could have escaped but he did not.
But, Jesus hung around, and waited for the Romans to arrest him.
At any time in his imaginary trial, Jesus could have said...no, I am not King of the Jews, no I am not here to destroy the Roman empire and he would have lived. Allegedly, he was judged by Pontius Pilate who did not want to become involved in such shenanigans and actually washed his hands of the trial.
Thus, Jesus willingly died by "suicide by cop (i.e. Roman soldier).
Hope this helps....
And take a note: When Jesus was dying, his last words were as an Atheist when he said: Oh father, why did you "forget" (forsake) me...Jesus found out too late there is no god. Oh well.
From: Clint <cy2600@...>
Sent: Saturday, 30 June 2012, 17:52
Subject: Re: [Death To Religion] Atheism vs. Agnosticism
Gillespie William wrote:
> I saw a Motto in Sweden...of a group of Atheists.....it said:I never understood how he willingly died for our sins when the Romans
> "So, Jesus died for our sins."
> "Well, who the bloody fuck asked you to kill yourself?!"
> I like that....
killed him (speaking only as it relates to the joke of course). Not like
he had a choice!
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