Re: [Death To Religion] A little bit of religion never hurt anyone
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Clint <cy2600@...> wrote:
>Actually an agnostic is simply one who does not know, such a person could actually believe that there is a god even if they don't have any evidence for their position (wouldn't be rational, but it's still possible).
> Clint wrote:
> > Richard Godwin wrote:
> > > Bad analogy, not comparable. I know people who believe in a
> > > deity "a little bit": means think so but unsure
> > Sounds like agnosticism lol
> And before anyone argues my joke, I realize agnosticism would define
> in this case, think not but unsure.
Though being a bit unsure doesn't necessarily mean agnosticism (making the definition too wide would make it useless).
- 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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