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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: Yes, good advice - beware of wolves in sheeps' clothing!!

Submitted by JustMe (United States), Mar 27, 2006 at 13:50

PC, that's a pretty dismal outlook you have. I don't think sticking your head in the sand is the answer or pushing the proverbial destruct button. Many believe in God (or as you call him 'our imaginary friend'.) I guess you find that weak. I find it commendable when someone is humble enough to pray for help and guidance. You call it a 'crutch'. There are so many different crutches out there. I think I'll stick with faith. We all have our different perspectives on our orign, our past, and our current world condition. It is interesting on this board to see it in action. But it is a lot like your chinese whisperer story, you say one thing and watch it get interpreted ten different ways.

It's definitely frustrating to watch that happen, and I haven't figured out if it's a real misunderstanding or just a tactic to avoid a subject. I can't speak for anyone else but there are things that have been said in here that have made me look at things differently or at least try to look at things through 'their' eyes. I've had to look closer into the Bible than I have in years. As far as your comment that we're all trying to convert eachother, I don't know about that. I know I felt compelled to dispel a couple of statements that kept being made about Jesus over and over, and then I was (in retrospect insincerely) asked what I believed-- which was ripped apart. Then I guess the fight was on.

I brought up a story about their Prophet Mohammed to compare him to Jesus who they feel are both equal prophets, definitely not what I believe but they do. That didn't go over very well at all. Jesus predicted that his coming wasn't going to make everything all peace and love. He knew evil would fight good and he warned his disciples of the problems to come. (I hope Muslims reading this aren't thinking I'm referring to them as evil.) Sorry for repeating something from the Bible. Maybe a more modern day example would be better. There's a U.S. town near the border of the Mexico full of drug dealers, cartels, and all the lawlessness that goes along with that, especially when they have control of the police and everything else down there. What do you think happens when someone tries to straighten that mess up? Mayhem. Evil doesn't just give up. If you believe in the Bible, you'd know this is Satan's last hoorah. He knows he's doomed to be cast out in the very end, but until then, he's taking down as many as he can with him. I hope I'm not coming off as a religious fanatic because I'm far from that. I used to go to church as a child every week plus bible studies and all that, but not anymore. I know people that go to church every week can be the most screwed up people I know sometimes. Well, now that I've probably ticked off the rest of the people on this board, I'll end this comment.

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