As someone who grew up Jewish, I am pretty knowledgable when it comes to Old Testament... so I know when people mention the ideas of heaven and hell that there is no such notion to be found anywhere…Continue
"Check out the Bahai religion, whose main tenet is that all religions are legitimate ways to approach God. Not sure how friendly they are to the notion that God is a fantasy altogether, but still, it's better than the other, 'you will…"
"Interesting point Dogly but:
"Data from a national survey conducted from 1999 to 2002 found that the overall prevalence of male circumcision in the United States was 79%. 91% of men born in the 1970s, and 83% of boys born in the 1980s were…"
"The usual response when people make bad, dumb Jew-hate jokes is to call them 'antisemites'-- I think Stanhope is just a non-denominational, equal- opportunity ignorant asshole. But an interesting Jew item: It's well-known that here in…"
As someone who grew up Jewish, I am pretty knowledgable when it comes to Old Testament... so I know when people mention the ideas of heaven and hell that there is no such notion to be found anywhere in the O.T. I always assumed it was a New Testament idea, but I've been searching in vain. Isn't it odd that the "Word of God" which is supposed to contain the answers to all questions, neglects to mention the bottom line of existence-- eternal reward or eternal torture. Am I missing something? Is…See More
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"Hey now... "less literate"? We are talking about the paper-driven Roman Empire which took over the Hellenistic society which invented history in the modern sense and filled the Library of Alexandria; and specifically Judea at the time of…"