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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-12-08 05:38 PM
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8. What did you think religion is for anyway?
Edited on Sun Oct-12-08 05:40 PM by kenny blankenship
Religion without coercion is a barkless dog.
You never liked the barking but once it's gone you can't help but feel the creature's reason for living has vanished too. Something essential is missing. God can't be God unless He's smiting and chastising, a-whomping and a-waling, and you know how upset it makes God's people to see Him feeling down and out of sorts. It's in the very nature of religion to impose itself on people.
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