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peopleb4money Donating Member (206 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-25-11 04:42 AM
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64. There were a lot of aspects about Jesus that didn't fit the paradigm of neo-liberal corporatism
Edited on Sat Jun-25-11 04:49 AM by peopleb4money
He wanted his disciples to sell all their possessions and give the proceeds to the poor, he told people to love others as they love their selves, to not be judgmental, etc etc. The only people he really ever lashed out at were those that profited off the spirituality of others, the money changers in the temple and the priests that profited from that exploitation. He'd give the same treatment to all these con-man, mega-church pastors today that use the offering plate to pay for vacations, lavish homes, and fancy cars, as opposed to helping the poor and in need. I see these gaudy, ostentatious buildings like the crystal cathedral that pastors use to further inflate their already massive egos, and wonder how many poor, starving people around the world those millions of dollars could have helped feed. I'm convinced all these mega-church pastors are going to hell.

I find it fascinating that these fake Christian politicians, like Paul Ryan, can get in front of crowds of people and convince them that Ayn Rand and Jesus Christ are compatible. She was very clear in her belief that Altruism was bad and that self interest was the ultimate good, as well as her low opinion of Christians. She had a much higher opinion of a serial killer who dismembered a 12 year old girl than she did Jesus, specifically for the fact that he had no sense of social responsibility whatsoever. Do a google search on that. I'm not making it up.

Here's my favorite scene from Jesus of Nazareth
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