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Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
originally posted by: deadlyhope
a reply to: liveandlearn
Why would your reply be unpopular? It's completely true - men are often defended, protected, etc, while the women are blamed, shamed, and victimized for being abused.
It is totally repulsive. I'm tired of religion being a reason for people justifying bad things.
Also tired of it for people doing good things, honestly - if you're only a good person because the threat of eternal hell is looming over your head, your really not a good person..
If you would still be a good person without that threat... You don't need religion for "moral guidance"
originally posted by: JoshuaCox
a reply to: slowisfast
And Christianity deviates from Judaism by those exact same criteria.
So doesn’t that make Christianity a Jewish cult???
Again, the only difference between a cult and a religion is time.
A cult has a recent enough beginning for those not drinking the koolaid to recognize how ridiculous it is.
A religion started long ago enough where no one can really say what happened.
OBVIOUSLY, the offender should be tarred and feathered.. but it is another thing completely to point the finger at the church as a whole.