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Anyone who gets to know me is eventually curious to know why I so strongly detest Christianity. They often wonder if it's an unhealthy or only half-reasoned feeling, usually just out of honest concern. Now that I've realized this consciously, with partly frustration I've decided to justify my convictions for better or for worse. Thereby, proudly I present this compelling, well-sourced explanation of my discontentment with Christianity:

(Note - I've organized the essay linearly into clear, numbered sections; also, heads up, fellow nonbelievers, as you read through this essay you'll find major legitimate Scriptural defenses to use if a rabid Christian tries attacking you.)

"Meaningless Suffering of Humanity Buried in the Roots of Christianity: Why I Renegaded & Became the Adorno Family's First Proud Unbeliever"

By Jordan Adorno

The Christian God is a being of terrific character – cruel, vindictive, capricious and unjust” – Thomas Jefferson

Introduction: I was raised by my father’s Roman Catholic family and attended St. Mary Magdalen Catechism School up until the end of fifth grade, at what point the bullying had finally gotten to be too much. And why was I bullied? Well, first of all, I was the shy, uncool kid who the teacher always complimented; second, I was scrupulously devout to my faith unlike the overwhelming rest, of whom took prayer, Mass, all of it as a JOKE (some even daring as far as to play video games in church, for one instance). All-throughout this exact period that I received my catechism, my singled father and I remained living with his strict parents, a stern custodial roof which we in end would stay under for the whole first twelve years of my life. Hence, early-on it became ordinary that mi Abuela, whom you would probably almost immediately ASSUME to be of the strictest Catholics ever, would cherish every opportunity to brag to fellow church members how I exemplified a perfect child of God; hence, so it in turn does to this very day pain her tremendously how I am not only no longer Roman Catholic, but an actual full-grade Atheist too, which for her means that I exist as but another self-registrant on the tragic list of hell-fated souls. Years afterward this would still retain a pronounced grimace on her, for when my grandparents and I lived in Panama during the summer of 2009 (I age nineteen, marking the time that I created this website actually), my poor disheartened abuelita tried to make me go to her childhood church to receive Reconciliation, and even portrayed this expectation as if fully unaware that I'd ever left the Church. Of course she did not succeed, thereupon proved futile, and thus Abuela fell to the resort of being subsequently sullen.

(Mi Abuela doesn't know it, but to this very day I however defend Catholics when Protestants vociferously insult them for calling their priests "Father", for praying to Mary and the Saints, for going to confession - all the usual unmindful criticisms that Protestants like to make. In fact, let us briefly example just one challenge to these such given objections from an opposite, yet arguably more rational perhaps, eyes' intake: suffice to say it's not uneasy for one to say sorry to Jesus "in private", since that just conveniently means waiting until no one is watching and atoning to an invisible being for all one knows doesn't really exist. It's FAR more noteworthy and commendable to confess one's sins to a priest, the highest figure in any given Catholic's church, because such requires a whole lot greater degree of humility and courage than does talking in private to a hypothesized deity one cannot see or hear or even know for sure exists.)

Nevertheless, though I am not a Christian for many different reasons, it all ties down to the essential centralized fact that I can't think for myself, can't doubt or at all question any part of my theology's convictions, if I'm a Christian (Colossians 2:8). In addition, neither my participation nor support will I offer a religion that's derived from such enormous immorality; this I realized as I begun to read the Bible more and more as a preteen. By the time I was seventeen, finally I knew enough of the horrible things in the Bible to see it in a new rational light. Truthfully, I think it's the intolerance that springs from it that gets me the most, the theological hatred for others non-alike. It rampages America even today, sadly. I can't begin to tell you how sick and tired I am of Christians preaching their obsolete conviction that we in this world are subject to suffering and torment because of "Original Sin", and that we smite ourselves without Jesus. It's just so frustrating to hear them preach passionately about it in defense of their god, and that's because it just evenhandedly proves time after time the disastrous consequences of Christianity.

Without means of offense therefore, but rather in sheer hope in the truth (it shall set me free, no?), my final belief is that society poisons from Christian fundamentalism. Controversial as that may sound, I hereby will illuminate a mere some of the Bible's totally abhorrent concepts, such as (but of which are not limited to, obviously), "Original Sin", Hell, God-commissioned genocides, ultimate castigation of nonbelievers and all "undesirables" otherwise, Scripturally commanded "morality" (or lack thereof), God's apathetic taking-away of freedom from masses of innocent people, frightening letter of Scriptural law and its often questionable 'defining' of justice and order, as well as the full, unembellished nature of several of its immortalized protagonists. Ultimately (we'll put it like this), I'll henceforth be proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that Yahweh is truly a completely evil deity...



1. Christians are raised to feel guilty for the "Original Sin" cast upon us as the offspring of Adam and Eve: These were the FIRST humans ever, and the only two of whom were actually banished from the perfect Garden of Eden. The two (ESPECIALLY Eve) are doctrinally blamed for ruining paradise as Yahweh (God) "intended" for all humans. What people fail to realize is that God planted all the "seeds" that made the tragedy occur in the first place! God let his fallen angel, the infamous Satan - the greatest antagonist to the Universe too, mind you - enter into Eden, and thus knowingly put Adam and Eve in extreme danger. Nonetheless, why you ask, is it so wrong for God to, in the case that they returned his kindness with disobedience, punish them consequentially?

Firstly, Yahweh abandoned two beings who had no knowledge outside the simple concepts within their Paradise; Adam and Eve were without any experience with good and evil even as concepts, so how could God find it unforgivable that they ate from the wrong tree?! Secondly, not only did God not protect Adam and Eve from Satan's temptation, He banished them to suffer meaninglessly forever! Thirdly, the Bible contradicts itself ENORMOUSLY in Deuteronomy, in which Yahweh declares, “Fathers shall not be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their fathers; each is to die for his own sin" (Deuteronomy 24:16). This is in complete error with God making everyone suffer in our world because of what Adam and Eve committed (hence, original sin)! Remarkably, in Leviticus God contradictorily threatens, “If even then you remain hostile toward me and refuse to obey, I will inflict you with seven more disasters for your sins. I will release wild animals that will kill your children and destroy your cattle, so your numbers will dwindle and your roads will be deserted” (Leviticus 26:21-22); astoundingly, this fallacy is found in Isaiah as well, which states, “Prepare a place to slaughter his sons for the sins of their forefathers; they are not to rise to inherit the land and cover the earth with their cities” (Isaiah 14:21). These texts are so direct that no one can even begin to contemplate disregarding this massive blunder based upon 'interpretation'. How could a perfect god have divinely inspired the Bible when it contains outrageous self-negations!?

Secondly, now, it's logical that God must be the origin of evil if He is truly the monotheistic creator of all things. Evil, like every other existent concept, resides within a Universe which, according to Christianity, was solely created by God. What Christians fail to face is that Biblical fundamentals must be applied to all things, like it or not; therefore, if Yahweh created the Universe and everything in it, He in turn created evil. But whether or not you bother entertaining me, my Christian believers, you MUST accept your Scripture's admission: “I form the light and create darkness,
I bring prosperity and create disaster;
I, the LORD, do all these things
” (Isaiah 45:7).


2. If the Bible is the Unaltered Word of God (as Christianity fundamentally accords), Science and History are divine conspiracies: If God loved us and truly wanted to accept us into Heaven, why intentionally plant science and history that presumably never happened to confuse and test us, considering eternal suffering is to risk? The endless historical and scientific divides SO compellingly negate Genesis' preposterous "science". Demonstratively, the following briefly summarizes the text's key errors: based on a time-line where the Universe is 6,000 years old, God creates everything in six days, and then has Adam and Eve, the first humans (made in "God's image"), originally live in the Garden of Eden, but later banishes them into our world, one of tribulation and suffering, for eating from "The Tree of Knowledge"; progressively, Genesis becomes the story of not only Adam and Eve and their successive offspring, but also that of completely unrelated humans who paradoxically arrive out of nowhere (i.e. Genesis 4-5). Hence, this arguably is the Bible's grandest invalidation considering "creationism" (the literal belief in the Genesis creation story) is a labeled pseudoscience for SO many reasons.

Very contradictorily so albeit, these facts nonetheless remain: A) the Universe is approximately 14 billion years of age, and B) humanity slowly evolved into its modern form throughout millions of years. However, despite scientific disproof of "creationism", as a direct result of Christianity's overwhelming proliferation of ignorance, just 39% of Americans believe in evolution. With that troublesome phenomena aside, though, an unfairly little amount of controversy is public about the Bible's ludicrous historical errors; one highly illuminating example is the claim that all of the world's languages came about in one spontaneous moment: accordingly, "The whole earth was of one language" (Genesis 11:1-9) until people tried reaching Heaven by constructing the Tower of Babylon a few thousand years ago, because that "forced" God to make everyone speak separate languages (Genesis 11:1-4). Today we know languages formed across the face of the earth in a multitude of cultures at a multitude of times. (Believe it or not, that is just a single example among numerous others that prove the Bible is an unreliable historical source.)


3. The Meaningless Pain God inflicts on People He "Loves": Why does God let bad things happen to good people every day? Christians hypocritically praise God when fortune comes their way, but God stays out of the equation when things are misfortunate. Despite their erroneous practices, an objective overview of the supposedly "flawless" Scripture answers this difficult question in-depth:

To begin, for Christians and Jews The Old Testament is more or less the divinely authorized history of the early world and of the Hebrews' cultural legacy as God's "Chosen People" inexplicably. (Truthfully, as you'll see, the Old Testament is well-preserved literature, not a trustworthy account of literal history.) Pertinently burdening them, the "Chosen People" after all, however, were God's strange, often cruel and barbaric laws, which extended to instruct fathers how to properly sell their daughters as sex slaves (Exodus 21:1-11)! See, particularly in the Old Testament, Yahweh is a deity most recognizable for his amplified human characteristics. Intriguingly, although the Old Testament held God as the supreme controller of the Universe, it also emphasized how He was very prone to overwhelming emotions that often dictated his actions: thus, when the Hebrews were slacking on Yahweh's laws, decreasingly God-fearing, less desperate for His mercy, or, very specially, less cowardly before him, they suffered God's tether of fury. Most extremely, if the Hebrews tried servicing other pagan deities over him, Yahweh would cast devastating punishments upon them.

This is not a manner of opinion might I add, given Jews and Christians alike praise what they call the "just wrath of God". This is the essence of fear that uniforms obedient worshipers out of these religions; modernly, if you are "lacking fear in God", to Christians that equates "foolishness", "blasphemy" etc. Conversely, however, it's unbelievable to a nonbeliever like me that Christians and Jews glorify Yahweh's often abominable repercussions for the Hebrews. I mean, sane individuals can agree that murder is an atrocious price to pay for merely not circumcising males ( Genesis 17:12-13), as is genocide over one human's minor mistakes, correct? Most would never think the Christian god, the All-Loving and All-Merciful Yahweh, would be so apathetic. And for that I am usually repulsed that most Christians know but a handful of stories from their Bible. If, rather, these were Allah's actions in the Koran, Christians would greatly denounce Islamic ways more than they already do. (A number of attacks are highly hypocritical since the two beliefs share many similarities; after all, Islam is considered the completion of Christianity.) It is obvious I would proudly testify Yahweh to be evil, so let's see if exposing His actual Biblical nature opposes the "loving", popularized "Christian" god enough to make a dent.

In order to most easily prove my case, my line of address resides in the Book of Job. Job is described as a moral, God-Fearing man, faithful, amiable, nurturing etc. Yahweh personally takes note of him as an admirable man who stands by God no matter what entails him. The story begins with Satan and God speaking actually, with Yahweh complimenting how obedient Job is and then Satan negatively announcing that he, Job, is only obedient because he has all that he needs, and if bad were to come to him he would stray from God. Provokingly, Satan clarifies, "Does Job fear God for nothing? ... You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased. But put forth your hand now, and touch all that he has, and he will curse you to your face" (Job 1:9-11). And God, made easily curious, is actually taken well enough to approve when Satan suggests planting misfortune on Job just to see if he will abandon God in the face of cruelty.

Eagerly, Satan does eventually go on to do EVERYTHING to completely tear Job's life apart. However, it is important to state that it was started by having his oxen taken, which was SUPPOSED to have been enough. But Satan and God find that Job is not at all discontented with God, loyal as always. Disgruntled, again Satan convinces Yahweh to let him inflict more pain on Job, but again and again Satan fails. Job is stubbornly diligent apparently, so after a few significant bouts of misfortune his family and friends encourage him to forget Yahweh. Still, Job remains faithful and tender. Satan and Yahweh knew Job also remained human, susceptible to being broken eventually. Because this fact withstood all else, zealously they bloodied Job's future completely by fatefully murdering Job's family. Needlessly said, Satan and God's experiment alas ended successfully: Job was left disconcerted emotionally, at the point of no return after losing everything, and indeed now furiously questioned God's absence.

At ends meet, God does confront Job's fury. But rather than offering Job compassion for all He'd done, after hearing Job's desperate monologue, Yahweh becomes truthfully livid at Job's beg for understanding. Patronizing Job very much so, Yahweh was unconcerned with Job and instead was fixated upon the fact that a human questioned himself, he the All-Powerful Creator. Afterward, abashed, Job remorsefully says, "Before I knew you only by hearsay but now, having seen you with my own eyes, I retract what I have said and repent in dust and ashes" (Job 42:5-8). And so the moral lesson that Christians derive from this does not pertain to the evil that God ensued meaninglessly, but to the severity of daring to question God - no matter how terrible He has made things.


4. God Commits Genocide on Innocents: I would like to revisit a very popular scripture describing the Hebrews' escape from slavery in Egypt. It is the story of how the forlorn Hebrew people were finally freed from exiled enslavement in Egypt by Moses at the command of God: When Moses seeks his brother, Pharaoh, with the ultimatum to free all the slaves, Pharaoh is of course stunned and rejects animatedly. Unexpectedly, nevertheless God takes it upon himself to harden Pharaoh's heart more and more, INTENTIONALLY prolonging the revolt; then, because of Pharaoh's inevitable complete refusal, God sequentially doomed Egypt! Yahweh might of softened Pharaoh as to end the ordeal immediately, IF he were a loving god that is. Instead, God insisted on the opportunity to infamously devastate Egypt with ten plagues (Exodus 7-12). Jews actually celebrate the worst, "Passover", which honors the revolting culmination to Yahweh's nightmarish plagues: every first-born son in Egypt was murdered by God mercilessly overnight, whereas the Hebrews' homes were passed over, hence the celebratory origin (Exodus 12: 23-27).

Later on in the Scripture, King David makes a huge mistake, "[...]'All of you who are on the LORD's side, come over here and join me.' And all the Levites came. Satan stood up against Israel, and incited David to number the people" (1 Chronicles 21:1). Somehow, David accidentally miscounting the people equated God sacrificially annihilating 70,000 Israelites. Now, if possible, picture this: "That night the angel of the Lord went forth and struck down one hundred and eighty five thousand men in the Assyrian camp. corpses of the dead" (2 Kings 19:35). And for those of you moral beings who wouldn't (or for many of us, couldn't) murder anyone, Yahweh has this to say, "Cursed be he who does the Lords work remissly, cursed he who holds back his sword from blood" (Jeremiah 48:10).

Does Yahweh still sound like the loving, merciful being that Churches selectively describe him to be?! When I was a child I remember being terrified by these stories. This accomplished brainwashing fear of God into me for many years. With that in mind, please, if nothing else, abhor this abomination instead of sharing it with your children! Think to yourself, 'what if Allah had done it?'


5. God Commands Rape, Infanticide, and Exponential Death for Petty Acts: Come to find out, there's a firm, more-than-allusive explanation for why 'Thou Shall Not Rape' isn't a commandment. Yahweh threatens to have civilizations upon civilizations demolish Jerusalem and specifically threatens to leave women sexually assaulted. The Scripture reads, " Lo, a day shall come for the Lord when the spoils shall be divided in your midst. And I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem for battle: the city shall be taken, houses plundered, women ravished; half of the city shall go into exile, but the rest of the people shall not be removed from the city" (Zechariah 14:1-2). One of my greatest qualms with Christianity and Theism in general is the simple question of why there are raped babies in the world. Sickeningly, in a twisted way the Bible has the answer to that. Again, on the topic of the battle the Scripture reads, “Whoever is captured will be thrust through; all who are caught will fall by the sword. Their infants will be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses will be looted and their wives raped. See, I will stir up against them the Medes, who do not care for silver and have no delight in gold. Their bows will strike down the young men; they will have no mercy on infants, nor will they look with compassion on children" (Isaiah 13:15-18).

Not only does God condone and sanction the rape of women, he also condones the murder of children various times. As written in the Book of Hosea, “The glory of Israel will fly away like a bird, for your children will die at birth or perish in the womb or never even be conceived. Even if your children do survive to grow up, I will take them from you. It will be a terrible day when I turn away and leave you alone. I have watched Israel become as beautiful and pleasant as Tyre. But now Israel will bring out her children to be slaughtered. 'O LORD, what should I request for your people? I will ask for wombs that don't give birth and breasts that give no milk.' The LORD says, 'All their wickedness began at Gilgal; there I began to hate them. I will drive them from my land because of their evil actions. I will love them no more because all their leaders are rebels. The people of Israel are stricken. Their roots are dried up; they will bear no more fruit. And if they give birth, I will slaughter their beloved children'”(Hosea 9:11-16). I wonder how many of you reading have been, or are at least close to, victim of rapes and child homicide. Could you ever fathom a loving god using something as abominable as rape to threaten his supposed “chosen people”?


6. The Murderous Intolerance of Nonbelievers and other Minorities: First, let us discuss why America is so religiously divided. What, hence, brought upon Christians' dangerous intolerance of certain groups throughout history? For starters, The Gospel of John states not to speak to nonbelievers (2 John 1:10) because, after all, anyone who isn’t a Christian is evil (1 John 5:19), just as Paul confirms in Hebrews (Hebrews 3:12). Later, in addressing the Romans, Paul goes as far as to outrageously state that no one can accuse a Christian of criminal activity (Romans 8:33)! The next quote is special for me, because at age 13 - upon the time when I began to read a great deal of the New Testament, - I pronouncedly remember questioning St. Paul, almost denouncing him, after reading this order of his: "See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world"(Colossians 2:8). This extraordinary excerpt alone demonstrates enough reasons to not be a Christian, everyone: Ignorance is not Bliss - but that's what Paul commands.

The Bible is the DIRECT cause of witch-burning throughout history, stating endlessly that witches should be exterminated. Leviticus reads, "A man or woman who is a medium or spiritist among you must be put to death. You are to stone them; their blood will be on their own heads"(Leviticus 20:27). Death for showing your parents disrespect was LAWFUL in the Bible, and can be shown numerous times throughout the Scripture, in Leviticus (Leviticus 20:13), Proverbs (Proverbs 20:20), as well as in Exodus (Exodus:21-25). Leviticus also states that one should be stoned for blaspheming, making lawful, "Any Israelite or foreigner among you who blasphemes the LORD's name will surely die” (Leviticus 24:10-16); and for all of you who’ve DARED to work on Sunday (including most so-called “Christians”), look at the law in Exodus for your ATROCITY: “[...] Work six days only, but the seventh day must be a day of total rest. I repeat: Because the LORD considers it a holy day, anyone who works on the Sabbath must be put to death” (Exodus 31:12-15). And although some of you praise this, the Bible explicitly reprehends homosexuality, reading “Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their perversion” (Romans:24-32); preceding him, Moses ordered, "If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads"(Leviticus 20:13). What infuriates me is how you can see that many of these evil laws were derived and put into effect simultaneously in the Torah. The fact that so many Christians revere upon that to conveniently hate homosexuals shows how evil this religion has allowed society to become.

On to more severe matters, Yahweh may very well have been the creator of my least favorite saying, ‘Ignorance is Bliss’, strictly speaking: “And he smote of the men of Beth-shemesh, because they had looked into the ark of Jehovah, he smote of the people seventy men, `and' fifty thousand men; and the people mourned, because Jehovah had smitten the people with a great slaughter. And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before Jehovah, this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?” (1 Samuel 6:19-20); Torah (Pentateuch) law instructs the Jew to eradicate entire Non-Jewish cities, “[...] That town must remain a ruin forever; it may never be rebuilt. Keep none of the plunder that has been set apart for destruction. Then the LORD will turn from his fierce anger and be merciful to you. He will have compassion on you and make you a great nation, just as he solemnly promised your ancestors” (Deuteronomy 13:13-19); reinforcing, it makes complicit to kill FAMILY that isn’t a Jew, too, ordering, “If your own full brother, or your son or daughter, or your beloved wife, or you intimate friend, entices you secretly to serve other gods, whom you and your fathers have not known, gods of any other nations [....] do not yield to him or listen to him, nor look with pity upon him, to spare or shield him, but kill him [...] And all Israel, hearing of this, shall fear and never do such evil as this in your midst” (Deuteronomy 13:7-12).

And pulling it all together “neatly”, The Gospel of Mark details that the cities that don’t receive Jesus will be destroyed (Mark 6-11).


7. Hell and the absence of "Free Will": God does not offer "free will" to anyone. When a rapist puts a gun to a woman's (or man's) head, and tells the victim that if he or she screams they will die, do you think they really consider that FREE WILL? With God it's the same thing, worse actually, and why? Because there's no shred of proof to even begin making an empirical case for the Bible's validity (hence most of the world's disbelief)! But greater than even that, according to Paul, "...all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus"; realistically speaking, does anyone truly believe in Jesus with 100% certainty (Romans 3:23-24)? Jesus' divinity can never be confirmed beyond a reasonable, much less a shadow, of doubt, never felt by any of our five senses. Therefore, I'd say no, that everyone, even Mother Theresa, cannot truly ever have 100% belief in Jesus (or anything else spectral and/or faith-dependent for that matter) without irrefutable, live proof. If logic goes to reason, does that mean everyone is going to Hell?!

I feel kinda bad for Jesus - sheesh!

To return to the general position at hand, there's simply no excuse for Hell. It's an inconceivably atrocious punishment that's absolutely incapable of justification in every human's circumstance. Theology and personal subjectivity aside, here's the mathematical explanation: The numbers of years experienced on earth, the timetable of each person's life, fits a limited duration - is "finite" - which means temporary; "infinite" means eternal, hence why any crime done within a temporary period of time cannot fit a never-ending punishment. I am a quarter Jew by maternal descent, enough for the Nazis' persecution notably, but I can't even say Hitler deserves to burn in hell infinitely! The fact that I had to say that remarkably demonstrates the extent of the Christian God's evilness. Moreover, it is also mentionable that if indeed the Bible is absolutely correct, then logic concludes that an "All-Loving", "omniscient" God somehow couldn't forgive us himself; instead, God was forced to make his son die brutally via crucifixion for the sake of Christians' sins, despite that he was capable of creating the Universe! In addition, if God cares enough to have his "son" die for my sins, why exclude non-Christians? Is it not the greatest and indefinite show of stupidity to create such moronic technicalities when you already know that it will counteract nearly all of humanity from salvation? Firstly, at the time the vast majority of the world was not Jewish, and those who were mostly would not go on to become Christians. (The prophecies said most would convert after the Messiah came, that's another story.)

It took Christianity centuries to spread, but regardless, tell me, if YOU died for the sins of the world, would you not want retribution for EVERYONE, and not just a minor fraction of the world? Would you be content dying on the cross knowing most people won't become Christians, that you would mostly die in vein? According to the Gospels, Jesus sure didn't want to do it. After the Last Supper, he begged his father in Heaven to reconsider making him die (Matthew 20 26:42). And why would that be necessary if he is God himself, anyway!? Secondly, if Yahweh is the true All-Mighty, and if indeed He loves humanity, my expectation is that he is quite able to just forgive us himself. Plain and simple, the way normal people do. Tell me, how can anyone expect me to be a Christian when that requires me to believe that a being powerful enough to create the entire Universe is incapable of forgiving his own creations without his "son" (or himself, whatever) dying an agonizing death on a cross?

Regardless of all that, my essential argument is that everlasting suffering is an absurdly evil punishment for not being Christian; again, HOW can Christians fathom these ideas into logic enough to make themselves trust in them? How could anyone send their own children to burn forever for not believing in them? I am not a father but I am a son, a brother, a cousin, a nephew, a grandson, a friend etc., and no matter what I could NEVER think to wish any of them such a sentence, nor any harm itself, absolutely nothing. My love for them is precious, more potent than the Big Bang, and never could that be fractured. In fact, I would not wish my WORST ENEMY the sentence of eternal torment, and yet God alleges to "love" all of us and want to give us "free will" so we don't have to love him! Withstanding my prior statement, I must re-establish firmly there's no free will when without forgiveness, Hell is to pay! People like myself have great reasons to stray from Christianity, and are still good people, which is why I have more respect, again, for Catholics who offer the concept of purgatory for people to repent their sins and eventually reach Heaven with prayer. Personally speaking, though I may be a young man of many flaws just like any other human being, I still am someone who morally strives, someone who is very compassionate (within the boundary of those who deserve it), and someone who can object himself enough to rationally judge an appropriate sentence, and none given would touch the remoteness of eternity for the worst criminal.

Thus, my mathematical expression above is suffice for my understanding no human being deserves Hell, especially all of those who aren't even raised Christian. Now, though the Scripture says if you aren't somewhere you've been informed about Jesus you won't be punished, just the way Christians feel only their religion is the right way, so do the believers in the rest of the world's major and non-major religions alike. It's Nature vs. Nurture: almost everything of who you are is developed through your upbringing in terms of moral and social views, likes and dislikes, and so on. So regardless of whether God loves us as equal creations, through that suspenseful unfairness alone He is clearly not expressing it accurately. So if you're a Christian, have enough decency to acknowledge (if only to yourself) that sending someone to endlessly burn for something not equal to the pettiest crime is absolutely revolting; and if you've saved enough decency thereafter, too, try to at least express moderate tolerance for others.


8. Conclusion: Again, though the number of abominations that Yahweh is guilty of may be too many to list, the Bible stories of Job, Moses and the Egyptians, King David, Adam and Eve and so forth display God's meaningless, horrid victimization of his own "children" very well. I do not believe that anyone rational, compassionate or not, would seriously find "justification" for God's genocide throughout the Bible. Those who say otherwise merely have succeeded to rationalize a fallacious "moral" decree; they are either brainwashed or are choosing purposely to be irrational, as far as reality's concerned anyway. (We of course all know that Christians on average are very prone to latching onto any excuse to somehow okay Scriptural immorality, even if they have to sound insane sometimes.) With that said, I conclude with a short monologue that maybe will help people see through my eyes without directing at the Scripture:

Imagine...

I am the father of twins whom I regard without any nurturing attachment. For a full week I watch a neighbor I know to be a pedophile scope their profiles each day, but my neglect for them remains indifferent regardless; so, as I leave my own newborn children alone I am not bothered to secure the windows and doors, despite the midnight hour abroad. Tonight is Sunday, meaning for a full seven days I've well-minded for certain by now that the twins very well may, if unattended, be snatched away into the endangerment of the pedophile. Notwithstanding, I couldn't care less about this potential travesty.

It isn't 'till I return home tonight that I am significantly emotional: incidentally, I am overcome by explosive rage upon reaching home and being faced with the (admittedly) inevitable scenario of the police, the pedophile, and my children. This considerably irritates me as it's quite late into the night now, and it only worsens until I am unbelievably arrested for child endangerment! Oh, my outrage at such an injustice!

Infuriated exceedingly upon seeing my bothersome infants, I announce without even second thought, "I want to immediately sign away my twins and never see their despicable faces again!" Annoyed, I continue insisting to the Lady Sheriff, "I swear to God, Ma'am, those little girls are nothing but disobedient nuisances! I want them, say, banished. Ha, yes indeed - just like God did to Adam and Eve in the Bible, come to think of it. How divine I am, hm?" I chuckle, winking at the Lady Sheriff.

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