Those commandments were meant for healthy living, for a society/civilisation to progress, and were REGION & ERA SPECIFIC.
Would you grow corns in the desert lands of the M.E?
Would you rear Camels in the wet lands of fertile India?
I can understand many's confusion, and perhaps your personal hatred for Christianity. I will not seek to change your mind, nor even capable of, but I
can hope, that one day you may be reconciled with our common Creator, who loved us all.
No matter the laws, He gave us free will still. We can make that choice, but will suffer the consequences for straying from His guided and well
For example, in the hot deserts, would you want to wear more than 1 layers of clothing?
Would you want to have tattoos, such as I love Sally, then later when Sally leaves you, will you want to leave a mark on your body?
Eunachs serve their masters for financial security, serving and servicing their wives, trusting and enjoying in the material world, than to slog it
out like the rest of real men. Do they then deserve to have their voice heard in the community of man?
As to the issues of homosexuality, the then population was small. If majority were to choose that lifestyle, that group of humans would be extinct in
no time. But even today, we have to be careful about the issue, because we cannot take for granted that that homosexuality will affect only a small
It may not, and will result in our extinction. But at the same time, we mankind must look deeper into issues surrounding homosexuality, try to correct
them on free will based societal level, and not to discriminate against those that are practising such lifestyle.
There were health issues of pigs then, and the medical science of that time could not and will never help if man becomes infected with it. Even today,
mankind is wary of swineflu. What more our ancestors, with no knowlegde of medical science of vaccines and treatment?
I can go on, but I hope you get the drift. Understand where that group of humans were, and you may get an idea why health directions specific to the
area was given. Many claimed to have the read the Bible, front to back and in reverse several times. Reading is one thing, but comprehending the
messages and its intents is quite another.
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