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Oromasdes1978's Avatar Jump to comment 258 by Oromasdes1978

I would highly encourage you to do your research about God and the Christian faith before knocking it that way you will be better able to argue with a Christian.

Have you done your research?

Why are there around 38,000 denominations of Christianity? I do find it incredible that all 2.1 billion of you can't arrive at the same conclusion about your chosen deity.

There are multiple and very different copies of the Bible - why is this? Why do the stories in it differ and contradict each other?

I could go on all day about your religion and it's lacking in authenticity and verifiable facts because I have done the research and I have tested it's claims - it fails miserably.

Speaking of evolution and Christianity, the Genesis story bothers me -

Genesis 3:1, from the King James Bible (The one with the Unicorns in it - Deuteronomy 33:17, Psalm 22:21 and Issiah 34:7), complete with spelling mistakes -

Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

Here is a talking snake, created by God - why are there no talking snakes any more?

Genesis 3:14

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

This talking snake eats dust - how come there is absolutely no evidence of dust eating snake in the fossil record? If evolution by natural selection hasn't happened then there should be dust eating talking snakes around - snakes at this point in history cannot talk for it is impossible for them to do so and they most certainly do not eat dust. How did they lose this ability? Did they evolve?

Does this not seem in the slightest bit absurd to you?

What is so wrong with evolution by natural selection - is it not interesting enough or something? Are the verifiable facts about it really that difficult to swallow and that stories of talking snakes are more palatable?

Until I see verifiable evidence that the Bible and Christianity is the work of an impossibly complex being and not entirely a human construct , I shall continue to call it absurd and ridiculous because that is what it is. We have 21st Century knowledge now and it's always improving thanks to science and it's methods - using Bronze age knowledge is not going to help the world move forward.

Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:43:59 UTC | #865814