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Originally posted by sickofitall2012
I think that those who hide behind religion and commit horrible acts don't really, deep down, fear God. I think some only use it to hide their true selves. I feel the problem today is that the majority of people have no fear of judgment. Let's say if God was to strike down anyone that committed a crime against humanity, don't you think people may think twice before doing it?
Originally posted by dimensionaljumper
Religion is a parasite. Its spreads among the weak minded.
reply to post by chiron613
You've greatly oversimplified and completely warped the argument. Also, you miss a very important point
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Originally posted by truthseeker718
I know where my God is. But I do feel where you are coming from. There is some terrible things going on every minute. But thats not the workings of Him. Thats the deeds of satan himself.Just take a look at the few miracle stories there are and take a long look at some beautiful locations in the world. And you'll see God's work. Just the fact that a beautiful place can exist in a chaotic world as ours is proof that God isnt hiding.
Originally posted by sickofitall2012
reply to post by john124
"2. Those who hide behind religion but commit atrocities are likely to not believe what they preach, so are hypocrites. "
I think that is exactly what I said. Or are you also making fun?
/ˈhɪpəkrɪt/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [hip-uh-krit] Show IPA
Use hypocrite in a Sentence
1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, esp. a person whose actions belie stated beliefs
I think that those who hide behind religion and commit horrible acts don't really, deep down, fear God
Originally posted by Republican08
So lately, i've been having some sympathy for theists, and 'almost' kind of seeing what they see, empathizing and what have you. Maybe feeling like there is possibly something out there.
Then today came along, and knocked me out of my terrible trance.
A Katy ISD Officer was kidnapped and is still missing.
Now I went through Elementary, Junior high in Katy, Texas. And High School in Dallas.
Then I started thinking, well what's happening to her right now, (not knowing at the time albeit that her boyfriend a fellow officer, had kidnapped her,) my imagination reigned over with thoughts of a illegal immigrant cartel member torturing a cop to death.
Then it got me thinking that turned into a somewhat of a rolling snowball of thoughts.
I can say that right now a girl is being raped by a sick pervert. And probably be right. And probably could dare say that there are 10 girls being raped by a sick pervert right now, and still probably be right.
I can also say that right now, a father is beating his son, only to make him take a 'Ice Bath'. And be right again, talking about this very moment your reading this at any given time.
A 12 year old girl (I can even go for distinction) is being molested by her father. RIGHT NOW.
Somewhere in the World be it Arizona (the capital kidnapping of the world) or Guantanamo, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, the list goes on, and could be all at once. Somewhere is being beat to death mercislessly
Those without weak stomachs, look at the picture above, and think to yourself, this is one of the very very few that we have seen, and probably accounts for only 1 percent of people being tortured. Put yourselves in the mans shoes, and honestly look at the picture, and feel it, and tell me that you were (Snip)ing about your meal at mcdonalds.
Feel the pain.
Right now, a car bomb, probably is being set up. An Assasination attempt on anyone is being conjured up.
A girl walking home from school, could easily be raped by a few young men, than have her jaw broken, only to be found dead. Reason only, for wanting to be ganglike.
These atrocities, are near everyday, once a year, to always happening at this very moment.
And all you Religious people, wake up with this (snip)ing smile on your petty souls. Praying to God, thanking him for being a loving and kind god.
It was almost religious the thoughts I had started thinking of.
I see people everyday with the happiest smiles on, and ask them why are they so happy.
They almost always reply, "Today is a good day". or "Because I know God".
And I think, these morons, (sorry for the barbs, pretty upset ATM) just aren't looking around the world.
What i'd like to know is.
Where is your God, where is your god when that 12 year old girl is being raped only to die afterwords for fear she'll speak out against the offender. Although 6% of rapist never see a jail cell.
Or for the Karma likers. Where is your Karma, Or your Rhonda Byrnes fanciers.
Did the girl deserve to be raped through I don't know a bad karma she had.
Did she have to many thoughts about being raped, so that the Universe made it happen.
Where is your god when this happens!
I for one, can't find him anywhere.
Just think about it, right now someone is being raped. Someone is being stabbed to death, someone may even be blowing themselves up in a coffee shop. Someone is commiting suicide.
And I can't even begin to think, that their is a personal god, a karma, or a Universe bringing this about.