Why I’m no longer a Christian

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#420413 Nov 15, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
HipGnosis wrote:
<quoted text>Well let's give you a chance to prove your stuff. Following are selections from different gospels.
"So have no fear of them; for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known."
"Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known."
Jesus said, "Recognize what is in your sight, and that which is hidden from you will become plain to you. For there is nothing hidden which will not become manifest."
or,
<quoted text>
How about, "Father, why have you forsaken me?" - Inquiry.
"Into your hands I commend my spirit." - Submission
You claim these to mean the same thing; at least, you have in the past--to me. How do you figure they mean the same thing?
(Okay, folks, get ready for the dodge and deflect...)
That has nothing to do with the post you attatched it to.

Kaitlin the Wolf Witch

“An Ye Harm None, Do As Ye Will”

Since: May 10

I Am A Religion-Free Zone

#420414 Nov 15, 2012
Sambrotherofnephi wrote:
<quoted text>
So if I am following this correctly...something doesn't exist unless millions recognize that it does exist? Even if you see it yourself?
We can know with a certainty without seeing God. You can tell by the way you feel when you pray with sincerity.
What motivates you to question other's faith?
Yet you get to question other's faith if they don't share yours, don't you?

What motivates you to impose your religious beliefs on others?

Kaitlin the Wolf Witch

“An Ye Harm None, Do As Ye Will”

Since: May 10

I Am A Religion-Free Zone

#420415 Nov 15, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
<quoted text>
It Never Happened. The ony people who "recorded jesus's words" were four con-men, allegedly named Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
<quoted text>
I'm not surprised you don't want to address what I pointed out.
<quoted text>
;)
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
Because you are as clueless as they are ?
How 'bout you go pound pennies up your ass? And while you're doing that, show us some more of those other accounts, so we can all see how different *they* are from the Big Four, thereby proving my point once again--that those who wrote of "jesus" never met or saw, or heard him?
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>There are many accounts beyond the four that are in the Bible.
Which are all irrelevant as far as "God's infallible word" is concerned. Why do you suppose those other "accounts" were omitted?

Boy, for someone who claims not to hold a grudge, you sure do hold a grudge.

What else do you lie about?

Kaitlin the Wolf Witch

“An Ye Harm None, Do As Ye Will”

Since: May 10

I Am A Religion-Free Zone

#420416 Nov 15, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
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That has nothing to do with the post you attatched it to.
Not according to you, but you don't matter. Like all the other jesusbots, you see only what you want to see and ignore the rest.

Since: Jul 09

Location hidden

#420417 Nov 15, 2012
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Yah.
And you'd think that whole "and the dead arose and appeared to many" event woulda merited a footnote somewhere.
the police were having their usual bad weekend of bashing heads and taking the phone numbers of comely women, when out of the ground rose an unearthly horde. Details in tomorrow`s rag.

Kaitlin the Wolf Witch

“An Ye Harm None, Do As Ye Will”

Since: May 10

I Am A Religion-Free Zone

#420418 Nov 15, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
<quoted text>
It Never Happened. The ony people who "recorded jesus's words" were four con-men, allegedly named Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
<quoted text>
And why were they not included as "god's infallible word?"
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
Because there is no "god's infallible word".
The christians seem to think so. I sure don't. Haven't you noticed that? For someone who's supposedly so intelligent, you are horribly unobservant.
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text> You seem to have been brainwashed at some point in your life that the Buble is the only thing written regarding God and/or Jesus.
That's where it all started. Can you tell me how such decisions were made on what to include and what to exclude?
G_O_D wrote:
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I find that interesting since your own 'religion' is based on nothing more than family myths that you claim have been unchanged in 3000 years. ROFLMAO
My *tradition* is based on the beliefs of the ancient Etruscans, and have been handed down in my family for eight generations. Somehow, that offends you. Maybe you're just jealous of me because I can trace my matrilineal line back eight generations, and that I have stronger family ties. What are you, a bitter orphan?

I never claimed that they were absolute, irrefutable fact, and I never claimed that they were "unchanged in 3000 years," *YOU* made that deliberate and false claim about me, just to back up your own failed position.

You love setting up strawmen just so you can jerk off by knocking them down. You never change, Dave, you just fucking never change.

You lie like a christian.

Kaitlin the Wolf Witch

“An Ye Harm None, Do As Ye Will”

Since: May 10

I Am A Religion-Free Zone

#420419 Nov 15, 2012
You have a need to believe in your "historical" jesus, Dave; I have no such need. I'm not an insecure little putz, like you are.

Take your "historical" jesus and pound it up your ass, next to your head.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#420420 Nov 15, 2012
karl44 wrote:
<quoted text>
the police were having their usual bad weekend of bashing heads and taking the phone numbers of comely women, when out of the ground rose an unearthly horde. Details in tomorrow`s rag.
Oh, please. Not the Galilean Gazette again!

Whatever happened to serious journalism?
oscar the grouch

Lincolnton, NC

#420421 Nov 15, 2012
You are a very good writer. I stumbled onto this post and was sorry to see your story end so soon. You should write a book. I know I'm commenting on a 4 year old post but the story was a great read.

“What do I know?”

Since: Apr 08

Rings of Saturn Emporium

#420422 Nov 16, 2012
oscar the grouch wrote:
You are a very good writer. I stumbled onto this post and was sorry to see your story end so soon. You should write a book. I know I'm commenting on a 4 year old post but the story was a great read.
Thank you!

I can only add that your opinion is not universally shared.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#420423 Nov 16, 2012
DearthOfCouth wrote:
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Thank you!
I can only add that your opinion is not universally shared.
Philistines abound.

Ignore 'em.

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#420424 Nov 16, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text> The Bible says nothing of resurrection in the story you use to prove resurrection. I gave the meaning of the word used in the gospels as it was used by the people who wrote them.
Disease called denial.

Since: Jun 12

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#420427 Nov 16, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
If they actually followed the teachings of Jesus they would be plucking their eyeballs from their sockets.
"If thine eyes offend thee, pluck them out."
Instead they blame everyone but themselves.
They are, for the most part, a pack of cowards, liars and frauds... and prove it daily.
No. You are a literary imbecile. Interprets Scripture literally when it is meant to be hyperbolic. That is what you have in common with rabid snake handler fundies. Both interpret scripture verses literally.

Since: Jun 12

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#420429 Nov 16, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>Paul never met Jesus.
Wrong.
He wasn't present when Jesus taught,
Right, as far as we know.
which is probably why he doesn't seem to know what Jesus taught and why he taught in direct opposition to Jesus on many things. At least in the Bible you use.
That is because critics ignore the audiences were different and the times were different. Jeusus was pre and Paul was post resurrection. Also ignored is things similar. It is unbeliever propaganda. Here is an example of things they taught which are similar which you will no doubt ignore. Since you are not really interested in the truth of the matter.

http://carm.org/questions/other-questions/did...

Since: Oct 07

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#420431 Nov 16, 2012
lightbeamrider wrote:
<quoted text> No. You are a literary imbecile. Interprets Scripture literally when it is meant to be hyperbolic. That is what you have in common with rabid snake handler fundies. Both interpret scripture verses literally.
Help me understand something... Christians disagree over whether the bible should be interpreted literally or not... From a Christian perspective, if it's not supposed to be interpreted literally, what's true then? The bible, or it's interpretation?

Since: Oct 07

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#420432 Nov 16, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
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While ball lickers like you go to heaven?
Heh, there's nothing wrong with ball lickers!

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#420434 Nov 16, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
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Not according to you, but you don't matter. Like all the other jesusbots, you see only what you want to see and ignore the rest.
You just can't ever be honest, Kate. You are just as much a religitard troll as viking. Sad that no one else has the guts to confront you on it.

The majority of non-christians and christians here play th esame game and only a few seem to care about anything but that "their side" wins.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#420435 Nov 16, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
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That's where it all started. Can you tell me how such decisions were made on what to include and what to exclude?.....
You don't pay much attention to the hundreds of times ithas been posted here by dozens of people.

The Bible is a collection of books that were authorized by Emperor Constantine around 325 AD as the only books to be used by Christians in the Roman Empire.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#420436 Nov 16, 2012
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
Kaitlin the Wolf Witch wrote:
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My *tradition* is based on the beliefs of the ancient Etruscans, and have been handed down in my family for eight generations. Somehow, that offends you.....
I just find it strange that you bash people who have a tradition based on books that are over 1700 years old while claiming some kind of perfection in your oral story telling that you ridiculously claim to be Etruscan without a single shred of evidence. Even the Etruscan language is undecipherable today so the few inscriptions we have are unknown as to their content.

You are worse than a hypocrite, that is my problem with you.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#420437 Nov 16, 2012
scambuster wrote:
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Help me understand something... Christians disagree over whether the bible should be interpreted literally or not... From a Christian perspective, if it's not supposed to be interpreted literally, what's true then? The bible, or it's interpretation?
Should we take your post literally or figuratively ?

LOL

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