PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Charles_McDonwald
 
Comments: 252
Article views: 2259
 
 
Latest Badges:


 
View all Charles_McDonwald's badges.
 

God's little tests - joke is on you

12 July 2013, 16:51

It amazes me how people cannot really think for themselves in this day and age. I laugh internally when folk I know gloat about their own human splendor and intelligence and all the marvels “they” have designed and discovered. Most of us take intellectual credit for things other people actually though of or stumbled across.


Let us take hard core religious folk. They “feel” and “know” god is there close to them due to other people telling them over and over again that “he” “OUR” god is there and he wants you to behave in a certain fashion.


These people will argue day in and day out that morals without their god is impossible and implausible. They quantify people who cannot believe in their own wildly outrageous stories and “Psychotic” because they have “Proof” that their god is near. The proof they have is that they “Feel” him close by I read in apiece of word sosatie yesterday.


I believe in a much more intelligent and other worldly energy who had a role in us being here. I cannot believe life existed due to pure chance as it seems the universe has an as build design to support life. Call it a zoo if you will.


Now my first thought when the religious folk start to talk about life as a “test” is to ponder the reasons this massive energy with big boy pants would want to test us measly humans. Are we being farmed, and a corrupt moral frameworks will cater for a crappy taste once we are cooked and seasoned? Sometimes the picture of the matrix comes to mind where humans are being harvested for energy.


Does he feel the need to ensure we are cool individuals so he will have good company sitting around his heavenly garden drinking tea?


My latest theory is this:


Test who has enough wit and independence to move to a next and more evolved life form once you have proven that you are not a dumb human.


How would he do this?


See who is so greedy and selfish when it comes to life. Promise them never ending life without any signed contract, but only if they opt to live this life as a nitwit. Be something in the line of a christian and believe any troll and fairy story fed to you simply because you cannot see yourself declining on an offer of never ending life.


Swallow that bitter pill of irrational concepts and brutality of a faith designed to highlight the selfish and fearful souls.


Allow those who considered those concepts but decided to trust their common sense and grounded natures in to the cooking pot if we are farmed, to the tea party if we are culled on a basis of company for the big guy with gray beard. I am sure he would like to discuss the marvels and secrets of the universe with open minded creatures who are willing to change their minds about concepts from foolish belief to understanding.


Farm away big boss, we will discuss some of Einstein's theories over a nice warm cup of Joko.



Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
252 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Ryan Blom
Bedford Centre Robbery

I would imagine Bedford Centre brings in tens of millions each month - why can they not afford proper security and measures to ensure the safety of their clients? Read more...

8 comments 688 views
Submitted by
CraigJoseph
Shouldering the blame...

It is with great disgust that we have learnt about the actual financial cost of corruption over the last 20 years. Read more...

4 comments 169 views
A road by any other name...

After months of squabbling a section of road finally got itself a name, or renamed I guess. What was wrong with the old one, who knows? Read more...

0 comments 5 views
Submitted by
woadstress
Looking deeper

The next time you are having a bad day, when things are not going as you planned, take a moment to look around you, look at random people from all walks of life and social status and fantasise.  Read more...

1 comments 43 views
Submitted by
The Scribe
Dear Eskom

While we understand that there are problems with the supply of electricity, we, your PAYING PUBLIC, are really getting sick and tired of the on again off again state of our electricity supply. Read more...

13 comments 217 views
Submitted by
Craig Pedersen
What's a few billion between frie...

In the time it takes you to read this - around 10 RDP houses could have been built with the amount of money that the government has lost to corruption. Read more...

40 comments 2658 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Save up to 40% on outdoor accessories!

Tents, sleeping, day packs and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Month End Madness Sale!

Save up to 60% on across a wide range of goods from books to electronics, DVDs and many more. Sale end 31 January 2015. Shop now!

Valentine’s Day gifts – 14 Feb!

Gifts to spoil him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

30% off fragrances

Get 30% off fragrances for him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off All Textbooks

Save up to 30% off an extensive range of prescribed textbooks for all major universities and FET colleges. Shop Now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.