It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by poedxsoldiervet
reply to post by ButterCookie
Maybe you dont know because you have a warped sense of history, but Ill give you a bone to think about, Jesus wasnt white. (shock) (gasp) He his Brown Skinned being from the Middle East (Israel) It is say to say that he would take the skin color of his Mother, who are you ready for this?... She isnt white either (Gasp)....
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
Originally posted by poedxsoldiervet
reply to post by mahtoosacks
Right I know what you are speaking of, There is a picture floating around someone did that depicts what Jesus may actually have looked like and it isnt the Blond Hair, Blue eye guy we are familar with.... He is rather unattractive and had an unkept.
Even now thousands of people starving in Africa find that their only relief comes from Christian Missionaries and other “faith-based” charities at the expense of being preached to and converted. Food for minds as it were. Under threat of starvation and lack of medication they flock to these charitable organizations for relief and come out with medicine, sometimes clothing, food in their bellies, and a bible in their hands. Some may see nothing wrong with this. If faith-based charities are the only ones stepping up to help these people why shouldn't they be able to push their products at the same time? The problem is that it is exploitation. They are exploiting the desperation of starving and sick men, women, and children in order to spread their faith and gain more converts.
Charles Darwin, the English naturalist whose books On the Origin of Species, published in 1859, and The Descent of Man, which followed in 1871, launched controversies which affected many branches of European thought… The ideas of Darwin, and of some of his contemporaries such as the English philosopher Herbert Spencer, …were rapidly applied to questions far removed from the immediate scientific ones… The element of Darwinism which appeared most applicable to the development of society was the belief that the excess of population over the means of support necessitated a constant struggle for survival in which it was the strongest or the 'fittest' who won. From this it was easy for some social thinkers to give a moral content to the notion of the fittest, so that the species or races which did survive were those morally entitled to do so.
The doctrine of natural selection could, therefore, very easily become associated with another train of thought developed by the French writer, Count Joseph-Arthur Gobineau, who published an Essay on the Inequality of Human Races in 1853. Gobineau insisted that the most important factor in development was race; and that those races which remained superior were those which kept their racial purity intact. Of these, according to Gobineau, it was the Aryan race which had survived best… It was.. Houston Stewart Chamberlain who contributed to carrying some of these ideas a stage further… Hitler himself admired the author (Chamberlain) sufficiently to visit him on his deathbed in 1927.
Originally posted by ButterCookie
to the haters:
The thread is about blacks embracing Christianty as if it were our own. Not realizing that it is the religion that was tuaght by our WHITE oppresors who forced this religion down our throats...
My point is that african americans who still embrace this Christian god have no reason too; we are not in shackels anymore
And I posted a bit of the essay because it is WELL WRIITEN by a black atheist like myself and he says what I want to say PERFECTLY