Proof that God favors North America and created all those other folks just so He could send them to Hell; right Joshua?
One of the early insights I had that soured me on my Christianity as a teenager. In addition, I always wondered about the millions of people living in the rest of the world outside the Middle East in the thousands of years before Jesus who had no clue about a random deity called Yahweh who was in charge of the universe and sending them to hell when they died. How quickly the whole idea can be made absurd.
and if you were born on planet Earth, you're probably an atheist
I don't know what there is to contradict the point made by the graphic. It's obvious.
The above graphic illustrates what is known as "Cultural Relativism. " i.e., Cultural norms and values derive their meaning within a specific social context, and this applies to everything from religion, to food to how we treat each other etc. In Hindu society for example, less than 200 yrs ago widows were burned alive on their husband's funeral pyre because it was culturally acceptable. Not today however. We can only hope that Christianity too will eventually stop being practiced because it too brings about negative consequences.
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Posted by Everyday Freethought on March 10, 2014 at 11:59am
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