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    Default Why do people still believe in Jesus and Christianity?

    It's been obliterated by scholars for over a hundred years. We know that Jesus himself is most likely pure myth.
    Don't confuse Donald Trump's arrogance for strength, or his false bravado for accomplishment, or his superficial interest in you for charisma.

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    because they choose to not agree with you.....it happens a lot, I am sure.....
    Isaiah 6:5
    “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael_Panetta View Post
    It's been obliterated by scholars for over a hundred years. We know that Jesus himself is most likely pure myth.
    Most likely pure myth? Is that the same as saying all atheists are mostly like pure baby killers?

    The reason 2 Billion people believe in Jesus and Christianity is the same reason why 2 Billion people believe in Muhammad and Islam or 500 million people believe in Buddha.

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    I think the chances that Jesus didn't exist are about zero. Other than that, it rather depends what you mean by Christianity. What you have in the 'States is very far from that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iolo eto View Post
    I think the chances that Jesus didn't exist are about zero. Other than that, it rather depends what you mean by Christianity. What you have in the 'States is very far from that.
    we can't ALL worship sheep.....
    Isaiah 6:5
    “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by iolo eto View Post
    I think the chances that Jesus didn't exist are about zero. Other than that, it rather depends what you mean by Christianity. What you have in the 'States is very far from that.
    Of course you do.
    A rule of thumb: If you're lying about nonexistent voter fraud, if you're limiting polling places, if you're forcing people to line up to vote in a pandemic, even the old and the infirm, then it seems you're basically admitting most Americans don't want you to be president.
    - Dan Rather, Jun 22, 2020

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael_Panetta View Post
    It's been obliterated by scholars for over a hundred years. We know that Jesus himself is most likely pure myth.
    Can't speak about other countries, but in America going to church is more of a social activity than it is a worship one. As to why so many claim to be Christian yet do not attend church, or act even remotely as Jesus taught, is a question beyond my pay grade. I'd have to go with fear of death, hedging one's bets about an afterlife, tradition (they were brought up to say they are Christians), or just fitting in with the crowd. Even in the 21st century, non-Christians are seen by many as somehow immoral, lacking in ethics, untrustworthy.
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    The trouble is that it's difficult to enter into discussion when the terms are so hopelessly misunderstood by the trumper types who so often use such words as 'Christian'. It's very like the question of Marx: clearly nobody in his right mind supports what those weirdoes mean by Marxist, OR what they mean by Christian. If we read seriously and use whatever brain we can, however, the problem is a great deal more complex: Jesus and the Buddha are the 'religious' thinkers who have most to offer us today, just as Marx (and to some degree Darwin) are the Nineteenth Century thinkers who still have relevance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael_Panetta View Post
    It's been obliterated by scholars for over a hundred years. We know that Jesus himself is most likely pure myth.
    Prove it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yakuda View Post
    Prove it
    Why do you give a fuck? You're obviously not a Christian.
    A rule of thumb: If you're lying about nonexistent voter fraud, if you're limiting polling places, if you're forcing people to line up to vote in a pandemic, even the old and the infirm, then it seems you're basically admitting most Americans don't want you to be president.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch Uncle View Post
    Why do you give a fuck? You're obviously not a Christian.
    Because just once I would love to see one l of you fucking cockroaches back up something you say with something other than your opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch Uncle View Post
    Why do you give a fuck? You're obviously not a Christian.
    I am. Proive it?
    ERIC CIARAMELLA whose name may not be spoken

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celticguy View Post
    I am. Proive it?
    Ever read the New Testament? You certainly don't sound like it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by iolo eto View Post
    Ever read the New Testament? You certainly don't sound like it!
    Yes. How does that support your silly claim ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yakuda View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch Uncle View Post
    Why do you give a fuck? You're obviously not a Christian.
    Because just once I would love to see one l of you fucking cockroaches back up something you say with something other than your opinion.
    Thanks for proving me correct so quickly.
    A rule of thumb: If you're lying about nonexistent voter fraud, if you're limiting polling places, if you're forcing people to line up to vote in a pandemic, even the old and the infirm, then it seems you're basically admitting most Americans don't want you to be president.
    - Dan Rather, Jun 22, 2020

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