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Originally posted by thesneakiod
Religion is the disease that plagues this planet, full of corrupt individuals who
are only interest is to manipulate and squeeze money out of the poor saps who lap it up and think they're going to be saved.
No one is allowed into their inner circle and their many secrets(why won't the vatican let people into their vaults, even historians?)
There have been many wars in the name of religion. We have terrorists trying to kill us in honour of their god. To fight, kill, and die for a cause that you don't know for sure if its real or not is quite frankly absurd and certainly bordering on a short cut to thinking.
It was created to keep the peasants in check and stop them from going insane from the thought that there might not be an afterlife.
For the amount of horror that happens on this planet, god just can't exist.
Originally posted by thesneakiod
Sorry queenannie but rhetoric dogma means nothing to me, you speak as if
you live in the middle ages.
Spouting your love of god to an atheist is hardly
an argument for your belief, not that you would need any.
Religion traps people in two ways. You are either born into it, inherited from your parents if you will, then told repeatedly that you would go to hell for this or that, instilling a fear in you (like some strict schoolteacher) instead of a love for something thats supposed to project it not punish you for it.
Or you turn to god because of some massive event in your life(usually bad).
Those individuals that He plucks (elects) out of the crowd are proven by their unwillingness to divide and spread hate or favoritism. They feed the poor and help all who need help - they might have their own personal religion or they may not appear religious at all! Regardless they keep that part of their life to themselves - they don't evangelize but rather labor and serve. They care about the people in need without trying to gain for self.
You can be sure that such are in God's hands and are doing His will not man's. We kill a lot of them - yesterday was the birthday of just such a one. MLK Jr was truly sent - truly a saint - a prophet who spoke of peace and love beyond man's ability to accept. And He literally turned the other cheek once when a kid threw a rock in a parade and hit him in the face! He didn't do a thing! That is something I admire more than I can say!
Originally posted by SKUNK
YAY some one else has realised that religeon is a con.
There is only another 99.99999% of people on the planet to realise this then there will be no wars, YAY peace on earth.
Originally posted by reaper2
Without a belief in god many people will act according to thier base human animal instincts
NO heaven, No hell then what do you need to be good for ?
In the animal kingdom it's survival of the fittist, smartest so why show mercy, charity or love to someone you don't know ?
The above = mare wars = no peace on earth and pehapes an even quiker armaggedon.
Originally posted by evolutionisahoax
I surely wish that you athiest would attack Darwin instead of GOD for a failed religion you call Evolution.I can prove to me, in my heart that GOD exist. but you can't prove to yourself that Evolution is real. i can ask you a some simple questions that you,Darwin or the bigshot ACLU lawyers from the famous Scoope's trial couldn't even answer.For all of you believers on this web-site go to www.creationevidence.com or www.answersingenisis.com you will be stunned.GOD.Darwin said "we would be tripping over missing links,because there would be so many". Still no proof. Evolution is a theory, not a fact!
Originally posted by Chaoticar
Well, according to Christian, Islamic etc fundamentalists most of humanity is in or is heading to hell.