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Richard Dawkins on God of the Old Testament

“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, … Continue reading

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Survey: Americans Prefer Bible over Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

The majority of Americans believe that humanity was created by the Almighty or guided by God in its evolution, a Gallup poll reveals. Only 19% believe humans evolved from a more primitive form of life without any help from the … Continue reading

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Homosexuality, Incest and Rape in the Holy Bible

During the Easter holidays I thought it would be appropriate to read a little further in the Holy Book, and this time I came upon a rather bizarre chapter, namely the story about Lot and his two daughters, and how … Continue reading

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Two Adulterous Sisters (or When the Holy Bible Gets Explicit)

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, there were two women, daughters of the same mother. They became prostitutes in Egypt, engaging in prostitution from their youth. In that land their breasts were fondled and their … Continue reading

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Garden of Eden and the Original Sin

In the previous chapter of the Holy Scriptures we saw that there were actually two conflicting accounts of the Creation, both believed to have been written by an ancient Hebrew god named Yahveh. Why it is so, is a bit … Continue reading

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Second Version of the Biblical Tale of Creation

In a previous post we learned about how an ancient Hebrew god by the name Yahveh created the whole universe in only six days some 6,000 years ago. That also included all life on planet Earth, land, seas, plants, trees, … Continue reading

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Bible Reading for Dummies

I always enjoy when members of Jehovah’s Witnesses come knocking on my door to teach me a little about their faith, and that’s just what happened this morning. I invited them inside for a cup of coffee and a chat, … Continue reading

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