reply to post by spartacus699
I get what the OP is saying. You never hear them trying to dismiss any other religion except Judeo/Christianity, then the "Abrahamic" religion, but
have a problem mentioning the word "Islam" as though they don't want to offend Muslims. But it's so easy to do it to Jews and Christians, because
we aren't likely to do any more than just argue back.
I don't hear them saying anything against Norse, Mayan, Polynesian, or even Hinduism, even though everyone of those religions have a creation, flood
and end time, and each of of them have a teaching of heaven and hell. They try to spout different Hindu thought processes by calling it "Eastern
mysticism" and don't even know that Hinduism relies heavily on gods and goddesses. But they never dismiss the creation story in the Rig Vedas, of
which all of Hinduism derives. No, it's the Christian creation they have a problem with.
I have heard atheists quote the Mahabarat as though it is some esoteric teaching about mysticism and how to create your own world because you are a
god. Yet they never create a new world around themselves. They believe power comes from inward. So atheism is against Christianity, but never against
You know, it's like this...God created people and dogs, but some people take dog poop to put it on God's doorstep and then laugh if they think He
comes out to step on it. That's all they do, they laugh at a God they say don't exist. How can you laugh at nothing?
They point to God, say they don't like God, don't want to be a part of God, don't want to be like God...but want to be gods themselves? Without God
there would be no gods. That's giving credence to God, and if God never existed you can't give yourself attributes of godlikeness of godlikeness
does not exist.
What it gets down to is the issue with the presumed power and authority of the church. They don't study the truth about Constantine and blame
Constantine for what Constantine didn't even do in the first place. Then they read all the boloney about Hermetic teachings that have nothing to do
with Jesus, they read all the boloney about "lost writings" that are not really lost, they are out there to read. And what is so funny, they quote
Richard Dawkins word for word, it's like they could not even process the argument themselves, they have to think like Dawkins told them to.
Otherwise, they wouldn't quote word for word.
Now it's one thing to say you never believed in God or the Judeo/Christian teaching, that's an important thing to understand, some people just never
believed it. Christianity even teaches there are those who would not believe, but why is it so hard for some people just to say "I just never
believed" instead of finding six thousand ways to attack, belittle, diminish, discredit and attempt to humiliate Christians? And that's the thing,
they single out Christians to bully. Then they get really upset when Christians don't allow themselves to be bullied.
But think about it, why make such an effort to single out and attack Christians? If you single us out, that means you are intolerant and prejudiced.
But the whole issue gets down to this, why do you think Jesus was such a cool guy then attack Him? What did Jesus ever do to you?