Not blind. It really was pointless. I understand sending Christ down to spread the Lord's Word and all that, but the sacrifice was utterly irrelevant.<quoted text>
You're right the life and death of Christ means nothing as long as you're blind to the importance of it.
The reason is that the god of the OT is an ahole. Much like most other gods of the day really.You say God commits mass murder but conveniently ignore the reasons for it.
Depends. Are we talking about its contradictory illogical nature? Or are we talking about its historical and scientific inaccuracies? Or are we talking about the habit of fundies like Maz using it as justification to be aholes?If as you claim it's just a myth than what's wrong with it?
At least Jefferson had the right idea - take the good bits and throw out the bad.