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WE'VE ALL BEEN CONNED

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in response to reader comment: Yes, good advice - beware of wolves in sheeps' clothing!!

Submitted by PCMadness (New Zealand), Mar 26, 2006 at 05:58

Hind Samy

A typical response.

People have done horendous things throughout history. People use power to their own advantage. People are corrupt and corruptable. Don't you think Hilter was using the church for his own political motives and conned an equally corrupt Catholic church at the time by signing treaties with them. The church wanted to rid the world of communism.

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3861/is_200101/ai_n8934116

Absolute power corrupts whether political or religious power.

How was Hitler dealt with? We all know.

SO seeing as you keep on bringing that chapter of history to the fore, by your logic anyone persecuting other groups should meet the same fate.

Your argument seems to amount to 'well they did it too' so that absolves everyone from any responsibility for their actions does it?

From what I've read on these boards so far I care less and less for any religion of any sort. You all sound like a bunch of bickering kids unwilling to listen to each other, my religion's better than yours, look what you lot did x thousand years ago etc. When someone says something that the other group disagrees with or as is more often can't answer, the toys are thrown out of the pram.

The funniest thing is none of you (including me) are achieving anything. No agreement will every be reached. No one yields on any argument. It's circular, there's no beginning an no end.

As far as I can see you have all been conned by people (not Gods) that want to exude control over the population by inventing religion. What exactly has religion achieved in our short history apart of spilling copious amounts of blood across the globe.... IN THE NAME OF WHAT?? stories made up over millenia which none of you, NOT ONE , can corroborate as fact.Blind faith!!!!! Which many of you would defend unto death.

You all think that your religion makes you stronger when in fact I think it actually exposes the ultimate weakeness of humans. You need a spiritual crutch when the going gets tough. You've all in effect got the 'imaginary' friend that takes away the pain when you can't handle it yourself. In truth you've lost sight of what humanity is.

You've all heard of chinese whispers. That's what religon is. Stories changed slightly thoughout the ages. Ask 10 people that were present at JFK's assassination, they would all see something different. Your stories are no different, from burning bushes to people rising from the dead, to a person who believes he is the last prophet. It's also arrogant for anyone to proclaim that their religion is better than another. That is in effect what you are all trying to do, convert one another.

I hate what is happening in the world. We are the only species hell bent on self destruction. Corrupted by power and control of land and resources. Unwilling to share. Frankly we don't deserve it. If God did create this wonderful planet he must be so disappointed with what we are doing to it, to each other.

If I was him I'd press the destruct button and start again, maybe leaving out the human content on the second go.

I fear for my children, and their children, presuming we don't obliterate everyone before then. WE are leaving them a legacy of hate, deceit and mistrust.
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