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Religion- the stuff wars are made of!

08 June 2013, 14:16

 In response to all the judgmental frothing about homosexuals; this is very typical of Christian’s. So much judgment even though this is forbidden in your revered 'holy' book!

It is amazing that the uproar about homosexuality continues amongst you… yet how many of you are not overweight? ( gluttony is a sin mentioned over 20 times in the good book) Homosexuality is only mentioned 4 times… so it looks like you bible bashers should rather pick on the fatties than the gays! Best you sign up for weighless first though, lest you be called a hypocrite.

The religious are so good at picking and choosing the verses that suit them and so quick to push their interpretation of an ancient book written for illiterate shepherds yet these days people have to study for years to understand it!

I think it is sad that people in the 20th century find it so easy to believe a book that includes a skygod, a talking donkey, giants, dragons and a talking snake (and this is just in the bible) I think that instead of praying perhaps you should use that time to actively do something for your fellow human!

How many babies have died of starvation in the time it has taken for me to pen these few words? And yet if that doesn’t concern your god, why should the sexual orientation of an adult concern him? Happy straight atheist!!

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