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September 12, 2007

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sharon

Ahhh..."The Golden Rule." Now there's a principle to live by--one that Jesus taught. The rule that summed up all of the "rules" (Law) that Moses taught which he claims came from God.

I appreciate the argument, and didn't notice the tone. But I wonder what's so bad about believing in God?

Brett

The one hard and fast rule that I can think of is "the Golden Rule". In many ways it renders the rest superfluous. I come from a religious background. I know how deep that teaching goes. I know how important it is.

I want to apologise for being flippant. I regretted it as soon as I hit send (and then there was a crash, and it somehow got sent again). I guess I just wanted to point out that a belief like the one in God, when taken out of religion, is a pretty good indicator of either childishness, or insanity. I apologise for the tone, not the argument.

I don't believe in God anymore. I believe that if Jesus existed, he was a pretty smart guy. So was the Buddha. And Lao Tse. An Confucius. And Moses and Abraham, etc. And what they all said, when you get right down to it was, "Be nice to each other."

I wasn't. I'm sorry.

sharon

Brett, thanks for that insight. I understand why you would choose not to believe the Bible. Are there any others' teachings you think worthy of application to your life?

Brett

Atheists don't care what the Bible says.

However, we suspect people who have imaginary friends are insane.

Brett

Atheists don't care what the Bible says.

However, we suspect people who have imaginary friends are insane.

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