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Mon Dec 17, 2012, 11:54 PM

What was "He" (God) thinking?

Only the most vengeful, hateful, psychopathic deity would lay the alleged sins of the parents at the feet of these most innocent children. Things are different now. Fifty years ago a theologian would have gotten away with this nonsense, blaming the innocent for not being "reverent enough" in the homage paid to invisible deities. They can't be allowed to get away with this mindless condescension anymore. Thinking people want to know what God's "thought process" is with respect to allowing these most heinous crimes to occur, atrocities which supposedly might have been averted had "prayer" been a staple at this public institution. I thing the Huckabees of the world shouldn't necessarily be shouted down. I want to know exactly how they come to this conclusion. They seem very comfortable speaking for God, I want to know exactly what God was thinking when "He" saw this madman enter that classroom and chose to do nothing. I'll wait patiently for this most enlightening explanation.

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 11:58 PM

1. Well, since there isn't a god, he wasn't thinking anything.

Those fuckers who say a god allowed this for this and that reason are talking out of their asses and making up shit.

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 12:00 AM

2. Love the hypocrisy

On one hand, this happened because 'god isn't allowed in schools'. (Odd that we can tell an omnipotent being what to do.)

On the other hand, this was done due to his vengeance. (Sounds like a real great guy, this god fellow.)

And then still, the people that actually survived the attack did so because of this creature's mercy. (What, not enough mercy to go around?)




WHAT?!

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 12:06 AM

3. Dont hold your breath lol

I doubt you're going to hear back from "Him"

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 12:12 AM

4. Can we make a point without offending those that do subscribe to a deity?

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 12:21 AM

5. Six million Jews probably asked the same question

and got the same answer.

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 10:07 AM

6. These people who call themselves Christians are conflating the easy to understand

vengeance of the Old Testament God with and therefor changing the Christ into an Old Testament Deity.

I understand completely the ideas of the Old Testament. Life was harsh, brutal even and that was how they viewed their god.

Think about it. To get away from the Egyptians, the Hebrew slaves had to do all these things to prove their loyalty to the God. And since human people who took leadership it was through brutality and punishment. It's no wonder the god they worshiped would be the same.

Jesus came along with a new convent that called for sacrifice through the symbolic ingesting of god through communion which really means god's spirit is within you and not in the world about you.

So now, 2000 plus years later, men like Huckabee don't trust the Jesus of the New Testament and believe in the vengeful god of the Old Testament.

It's hard to be a true Christian because you have to surrender the old way of thinking and strike out to live your life in the service of the good.

For the fire and brimstone crowd, it is so hard to grasp the concept that it is up to you as an individual to be the keeper of your own salvation.

At least that is what I take from it.

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Response to macacawitz (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 10:09 AM

7. Everybody worships something.

Religiosity is hardwired.

Looking at what people worship tells you everything about them.

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