Friday, April 1, 2011

The Christian Belief Story

Really true, articulett. You just can't come up with a coherent message from the gobbledygook of the Bible. It is the wackiest, scariest story ever told. We are born as worthless sinners and filthy rags fit only for the dustbin because of 2 people long ago. God never mentions his great plan in the entire Old Testament [several chapters in Isaiah not withstanding, especially since you have to really pick through the whole thing to get what the Christians are getting out of it and it doesn't read the same if you translate it directly from Hebrew instead of from the Greek version].

Anyway, the myriad of problems with the Bible not stopping there but god then sends his son who is really himself to get the crap beat out of him and save us from hell [which also was never mentioned in the Old Testament]. So, Jesus gives the ultimate sacrifice of giving up his life but not really since he came back after only 2 days even though we are going to say it was 3 days. So, for 3 days out of eternity he was dead. Doesn't seem like much of a sacrifice. But, okay, he sacrificed himself even though he is really god who he is sacrificed to and did all this to save the world. Only, not really, since it looks like most of us are going to hell anyway.

It is a inane plan, it is nonsense and it is not believable. Plus, why didn't god just put a fence around the tree of knowledge. If I was a parent with a pool, that is what I would do. Then, you walk out and say "Where is little Johnny" even though supposedly you are all seeing and then you see the little goober floating in the pool. You revive him and it looks like he'll be alright. So you beat the crap out of him because you love him so much and curse all his children, grandchildren, etc. Yeah, I call that bad parenting. No, I call that abusive parenting.

And you never speak to the child again except through other people and you tell him that you hate him and he deserves every bad thing that happens to him but that is really love and you are helping him build character. He doesn't think you are real because he has never actually seen you. He has only seen the nursemaid and a bunch of preachers who tell little Johnny that you are real and all-seeing and all-knowing. So, you decide when he dies you are going to roast him in hell for eternity. Yeah, that is a psycho parent, for sure.


  1. "Plus, why didn't god just put a fence around the tree of knowledge. If I was a parent with a pool, that is what I would do. "

    Excellent point! In fact, in our society (in most states anyway), putting a fence around the pool is the law.

    As you have shown, if you really pay attention when you read the bible, you come to the conclusion that bible-god is not just mean and ornery and psychotic, but pretty stupid, too. Indeed, why not a fence as any reasonably intelligent, caring parent would do. I'm going to borrow this idea somewhere, sometime, but Ill be sure to credit the source.

    WizenedSage (Galen Rose)

  2. Thanks for reading the blog, Galen. Actually I saved this comment because I thought the makings of a good rant style article was in there but feel free to use the fence around the pool anyway.