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originally posted by: Entreri06
originally posted by: Klassified
originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
a reply to: Logarock
However I do understand that in this discussion just postulating in a christian frame is taken as condemnation.
Do some Christians not say that ONLY CHRISTIANS will have an afterlife?
If that's not what you think, then I have misinterpreted your beliefs for a long time.
I don't think "being a Christian" is a prerequisite for an afterlife, a soul, or continuation as energy/matter in the universe in some form or another.
Close Buzzy, but depending on the sect of Christianity, they believe everyone will have an afterlife. The question is, where each person will spend it. Eternal death or eternal life. "Hell" or heaven.
Not eternal death.... Eternal torment. Christianity doesn't just believe they get a paradise in the afterlife. They also believe anyone who disagrees with them , will have there soul taken prisoner and tortured for all eternity.
So how is the Christian god, good?!? I'm confused......
originally posted by: Vault40
Without revealing my own beliefs (they are mine and I don't feel the need to press them on others). There are very few things that I actually hate and a religious group is definitely not one of them. I was raised southern baptist but no longer claim a denomination, to me denominations are a way to manipulate people to believe one simple religion in many different ways.
I believe that the original idea of Christianity is wonderful but it has been twisted and raped by man to where it no longer holds credence with me.
I am not saying that I do or do not believe in God but modern Christianity? Nope.