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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 01:30 PM
Response to Reply #29
35. it's not without "precedent"
> In the Holy Bible, whenever God wanted a group of people wiped out,
> did he send a group of people to do it, or did he just do it himself?

He's been known to do both. Smites cities, drowns armies, plagues of locusts and whatnot, but occasionally tells the Hebrews to massacre some tribe or other on a whim. Read the Old Testament, there's some truly nasty stuff in there pertaining to the treatment of civilians. Anyone who thinks the OT God cared about babies and the unborn needs to read up on what happened to the Amorites, Amalekites, and various other peoples who did things differently or had lands in which the "chosen people" wished to settle.

The scary thing is, some people still firmly believe such a genocidal deity deserves their devoted worship and praise. :shrug:
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