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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #31)

Sun May 26, 2013, 11:59 PM

33. Therein lies the problem when we create gods in our own image

 

It makes no sense that a god would create a heaven, go to the trouble to have this Jesus character be so clear about what you have to get in, then turn around and let anybody into the club after all.

But that is because I process this proposition based on how our transactions work here on earth. It would be foolish to allow free admission to the club when the churches really want everybody to pay 10% of their income to get in.

But see, a god probably wouldn't have any such value system. For one thing, a god wouldn't have any need for money and therefore would have no reason to try to think of the concept of dues. For all we know, this god might turn all humans into mosquitoes in heaven and the creatures that really rule the place may be the goldfish, which enjoy a tasty diet of mosquitoes.

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