Our God is a Petty God

2013-10-18 11:40

I know that many believers have distanced themselves from the concept of ‘thought crime’, mainly because thought crime makes god seem quite petty. For those unfamiliar with this concept, thought crime is a doctrine associated with Christianity (among other religions), it suggests that a god can convict you of, and punish you for, crimes of thought. (i.e thinking about sinful things)

And what is an opinion other than your thoughts? Opinions are partially defined as ‘a way of thinking about things.’

If a just god (and its afterlife) existed, beliefs could not qualify as the criteria used to determine where you end up after you die, thus making belief in god completely and utterly pointless.   


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