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Thread: 10 questions that every intelligent Christian must answer

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    Forum Freshman Rabid Ewok's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by C_Sensei
    I prayed every weekday morning to god in first grade!
    I believed fully that there was one well until the age of 13!
    But I seriously doubted there was a god by 14.
    I eventually fully learned the truth in my late teens the more science education I got!

    A science education lets you understand more and more that there really is no god. Some people, however, cling to their tradition and unsupported statements form authoritarians.
    I had a similar experience, but I think I was around 17 when I started to doubt. I was brought up in a fundamentalist family. Looking back, I probably never really believed as I never intensely thought about the things that I was taught is reality (e.g., God, Jesus, Satan, Genesis). It wasn't until I reached the age of reason that I started to think about things. Science and, especially, history definitely helped me.

    Quote Originally Posted by ishmaelblues
    i find that often when a child is smothered with tradition when they are very young reject it immediatly in a culture that allows it. such is the case of catholic school, it seems that it does more harm than good to Roman Catholicism. this smothering just creates a dislike kind of like an allergy any little bit is too much
    You might be right. When I was young we were taught all types of anti-scientific views. It wasn't until I started to read and critically analyze claims with the facts that I knew most of what I was taught about religion and science (by my pastor, church, family, fellow Christians) was complete nonsense. Knowing that I was taught complete falsehoods as facts, I also questioned other beliefs (like God in general). The upbringing my family wanted for me completely backfired.

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    #1 Why won't god heal amputees?
    #2 Why are there so many starving people in our world?
    #3 Why does god demand the death of so many innocent people in the bible?
    #4 Why does the bible contain so much anti-scientific nonsense?
    #5 Why is god such a huge proponent of slavery in the bible?
    #6 Why do bad things happen to good people?
    #7 Why didn't any of jesus' miracles in the bible leave behind any evidence?
    #8 How do we explain the fact that jesus has never appeared to you?
    #9 Why would jesus want you to eat his body and drink his blood?
    #10 Why do christians get divorced at the same rate as non-christians?

    #1 Because they are not up to gods standards

    #2 Because the fat people eat all their food

    #3 Because they sined in another life

    #4 Because it is called faith

    #5 Because he is one badass motherfucker

    #6 There is no such thing as good people, we are all sinners

    #7 Because of the romans

    #8 Well he has, as a book (the bible)

    #9 Because he support cannibalism

    #10 Because they love to say I do

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    I'm closing this thread. The premise of the OP did raise some interesting problems for religious proponents who insist that religious assertions trump science and scientific ones, but it seems now to exist solely for the purposes of derision and for the sake of being anti-religious.

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