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Comment 12 by Maariya

Religion has always been a closed belief system, however if you criticise a certain part of it I'm sure that religion will have an acceptable comeback.

Arse.....ya just have to look at Christianity for goodness sake. 38,000 flavours and counting. Even by modern standards, Christian cults have sub-cults. I'm thinking Mormonism specifically, but even the more benign flavours like the Amish are at loggerheads. It seems that any individual that doesn't fancy a certain piece of dogma, is at liberty to just amend and start their own flavour...with a charge to those gullible that wish to follow of course. Comeback? Yes, as always. Acceptable? To who? Not the rational among us that's for sure.

Don't even get me started on the history of the veneration of Mary throughout the the past two millennia in order to get the yarn to fit. Acceptable comeback? In line with science? What bollocks that stuff is. There is an excuse for gullible ignorant people sucking up the bilge, but when there is a Pope in the 20th century, try reading the 'Munificentissimus Deus'.

"By the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and by our own authority, we pronounce, declare, and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma: that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory"

Do you think that is an acceptable comeback by religion in line with science? Just asking. Anyway, there is a lot of talk about gods, which one and an agreed definition is required before we can move forward with any worthwhile meaning to the subject.

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 09:12:54 UTC | #950143