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Logical funnies

So, I’m sure many of you have heard, when laughing about some of the absurdities in the old testament, that “all that old-testament stuff was done away with by the new testament” and so forth. This is, actually, a rather silly argument considering this is where the objections to homosexuality, working on the sabbath, beating children for disobedience, and so forth stem from. It is also where the creation myths come from. Why is it it is acceptable to pick out the parts of the old testament which you agree with as “inerrant” but, in the same breath, discount dozens upon dozens of other rules within the text? Good examples are the kosher laws, sprinkling blood of a dead bird on lepers, and so forth. Should we condone killing adulterers? If you wish to be consistent, any church that claims homosexuals should be killed or denied any rights should likewise consider adultery punishable by death as well as purgery, contempt of court, blasphemy, false prophecy, worship of other deities, and so forth. Also, any attempt to include homosexual women has absolutely NO basis in the bible; it only talks about homosexual men, and we know the Christian text of choice does not consider men and women equal, so I suppose lesbians don’t get figered licked called out by this one. All joking aside, for a few laughs, read the bible and pretend no one believes it. That makes it almost as funny as reading Dianetics.

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3 Responses to “Logical funnies”


  1. 1 Stacy S.
    December 8, 2008 at 9:35 am

    Did you have a problem with a troll or something recently?? 🙂

    It’s amazing to me when people actually read the bible and still believe it. Most of the “literal interpretation of the biblers” haven’t even read the thing.

    The Catholic church is brilliant here – Catholics do not read the bible … they are simply directed to open to a specific chapter and verse during mass.

  2. December 8, 2008 at 5:39 pm

    Didn’t you post something similar to this a little while back? I feel like I am having a deja vu moment.

  3. 3 jaredcormier
    December 8, 2008 at 10:39 pm

    You’re right Asylum Seeker, I didn’t mean for this to post, I thought I clicked the “delete” button, must have hit “publish” instead. It was a draft which I never published and instead wrote essentially the same thing all over again. Nice catch. Someone pays attention.


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