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What about those barbaric Hebrew patriarchs who mass murdered, raped, enslaved, cursed, abused, preached fanaticism, prescribed the most inhuman punishments and who indulged in every other possible perversion?
What about Jesus who abused and cursed those opposed to his teachings and who called for the murder of his opponents and who cursed and killed a fig tree?
So, in view of the above depravations, don't you think that the Hebrew patriarchs and Jesus should have been locked in mental asylums or executed?
These Hebrew patriarchs, their G-d and Jesus are unfit to tie the shoe laces of a great soul like the Buddha who was compassion personified and whose teachings exhibit a refinement and depth that're not found in the Tanach and NT.
HughBe- A fellow by the name of Phil Robertson has been suspended from his job because he had the audacity to call homosexuality a sin. He has been accused of being HATEFUL etc. because he holds such a position. Interestingly, he was asked to describe SIN and he commenced in this way---"START with homosexual behaviour..."
Now tell me what is the meaning of START