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SkidMark...Nooo! Not Phage! I once told him I "loved him in Footloose", lol...I don't think he's talking to me.
Is interesting and one of the things I shorthand to "puerile" when saying most religious dogma just doesn't cut it for me and seems far more human than something revealed from a higher perspective... mostly.
A lot of these topics are impossible to really discuss with words. What we're trying to discuss can't be represented because all we can describe are experiences which are just faximilies of other experiences. It's like making shapes of other things inside a sandbox but you can't represent/make the sand or the sandbox itself.
In short if one is a Christian and believe(s) the Bible is true; you can say the Bible was written for you, but you cannot claim the Bible was written to you.
When Christians read their Bibles it is important and I would say necessary to try to avoid reading it from a 21st century perspective. If they want to know what the Bible was attempting to teach them then they need to keep in mind, that if the Bible is true they need to read and try to understand it as it was understood to those who were inspired to write it.