23rd November 2010

“Most orthodox religions are based on strict religious codes. The priests made the laws and assumed almost unlimited powers next to the rulers; and sometimes even greater powers over life and death than the rulers.”

Gurmukh Singh

10 Responses to “23rd November 2010”

  1. GreatEighthSin Says:

    It’s always funny to know that every time the orthodox religious rulers come to power over the government, the world plunges into it’s deepest corruption.

  2. Dan Says:

    I rather think that this is the natural consequence of giving authority to anyone who is certain that they are right about matters of life and death. Doubt, on the other hand, fosters scrupulous review of such things, as well as the necessity to be tolerant of other doctrines. And we can’t have that, now can we?

  3. The Heretic Says:

    I prefer to think of people who believe in the supernatural (Jehovah, Zeus, Allah, Santa Clause, tooth fairy, ghosts, demons……..) as lunatics. When you stick a bunch of lunatics in charge, what is the expected outcome? Bedlam. That is why we need to take power away from these nut-jobs.

  4. tech Says:

    Yea put all Atheists in power Bravo Bravo, no worry though when that happens it will be after the Rapture.

  5. Doubting Thomas Says:

    I’d rather have an atheist in power than the current crop of Rasputins that lead the Judea/Christian factions – not to mention Our lunatic Islamic friends.

  6. John Says:

    Poor tech, I think that it is funny how those like you that seem to be suffering from the preacher installed delusion of grandeur-mind virus never see that the emperor also plans on grooming their kids.

  7. Dan Says:

    “Bravo Bravo, no worry though when that happens it will be after the Rapture.”

    Is that like when Peter Pan comes to visit? 😀

  8. GreatEighthSin Says:

    @Dan: VERY well said

    @Tech: Bring on your Rapture. I would rather be branded and sent to eternal torment, than fulfill the ego of both a savior and a Lord. I would rather stand and be shot, then be the one to hold the gun in the name of hate to someone that speaks against me.

  9. CaptainZero Says:

    An undervalued benefit of atheism: Not having to listen to annoying harp music FOREVER. If you like Mark Twain, his short story “Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven” is pretty amusing.

  10. reetBob Says:

    Great eighth sin, personally I’d swallow my principles to avoid eternal torment. Thankfully i don’t think its a choice I’ll ever have to make.