Originally Posted by Joshiepoo3000
...I am Christian. My religion is viewed as ignorant in their eyes. They discard my logic because they are afraid of believing in Jesus.
Ahh! Why didn't you say that in the first place. You're using CHRISTIAN logic! That explains a lot.
Christian Logic is quite difficult for non-Christians to grasp because it asks the scientific mind to deny all that makes sense to it, and to accept concepts that fly in the face of plain, old "secular" logic.
For example, Christian Logic teaches us that although Jesus told us to "Judge not lest ye be judged," it's perfectly okay to persecute gay people because some pre-Jesus prophet proclaimed homosexuality an abomination in Leviticus, from the OLD testament.
It's extremely difficult for Christians to follow Christ's example since their churches LONG for, well... JUDGMENT DAY! They keep getting mixed messages from their own holy scriptures.
How do Christians sort out the paradox of belief in a God that is LESS spiritually and morally evolved than many humans? They don't. THEY are the ones who FEAR. They are, in fact, so dominated by their fear of damnation that they would happily toss their own children into Hell rather than risk even the mere THOUGHT that just maybe not every one of their ancient holy words came straight from the mouth of God.
Of course, I'm referring mainly to the fundamentalists, but I know of whom I speak. Sorry to come off so harsh, but the very idea non-Christians are AFRAID to believe in Jesus?!! Christianity is all about FEAR.
Newsflash: I'm NOT Christian, yet I believe in Jesus. Just as I believe in Buddha and other "ascended masters." But other than being WAY more enlightened than most humans, Jesus is no more God than you or I.
Sorry, but I just love to put arrogant fundamentalists in their place.