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I think it's worse than that. It teaches that endless torture is an appropriate reaction from what it also teaches is a just, merciful,compassionate and infinitely loving god. How can that not damage ones understanding of those qualities?
I have to say that could only create a very warped sense of right and wrong, caring, vengeance, justification, love and spite, in which the ends justify the ends.
How you get to those ends matters not.
Just place an intent or action word before death and it's all good.
You better believe it or...