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Scruddy Bleensaver's Avatar Jump to comment 20 by Scruddy Bleensaver

Comment 11 by Lion IRC :

God has always offered hope to the oppressed.

God gives people freedom from slavery, a ghetto, a concentration camp, a den full of lions, a Roman coliseum, an ideology which seeks to impose itself by torture and brutality.

More importantly, it has given them the illusion of such a thing and the promise of later rewards if they only worked hard and do not slaughter their wealthy oppressors, who are fewer in number, to try to improve their lot in this life.

Religion is regarded by the wise as false, by the commoners as true, and by their rulers as useful.

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 20:27:03 UTC | #616844