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“Right and Wrong are not a matter of mere taste and opinion any more than the multiplication table.”

C.S. Lewis

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“If you are an atheist you have to believe that the main point in all the religions of the whole world is simply one huge mistake”

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“When the wise man points at the Moon, the idiot looks at the finger.”

Confucius

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“If all I had to go on as evidence for the Christian God, was tv evangelists, the Westboro Baptist Church, and holier-than-thou Christians, then I’d probably be an atheist too.”

Rick D

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“I’m glad at the way it came out, but at the conversion moment, what I heard was God saying-Put down your gun & we’ll talk”

C.S. Lewis

Lewis talking about his own conversion from atheism.

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A word about Hell and humans


Now, I am going to keep it short but I want the people who constantly complain about hell to get a little perspective because they seriously lack one. I want atheists to read this too because they talk about this one more than anything.

Nowadays, atheists and Christians alike have a very strange version of hell, a hell which burns with fire, sulfur  brimstone, a red man with little red horns holding a trident in his hand. The fear of mutilation, bodily punishment etc etc. This is the most romanticized version of hell.

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Let me tell you how this version was made, it started with medieval age where artists like Michelangelo and others of the time, took artistic license to fill in the simplicity of scriptures and made hell more colorful, an artistic rendition so to say.

An interesting thing is that the horns on the devil came with an artist’s interpretation of the character too, which is amusing since it was a mis-translation of some note-taking office boy of the artist, who wrongly assumed the word torched light with pointed horns and so instead of Lucifer being the “morning star”, he became the horned beast. And this depiction showed him as cruel and savage and being the bad guy and all, the image stuck.

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An artist depiction of the opening of the book of Job

The same is true for Michelangelo’s famed Sculpture of Moses with the tablets of the ten commandments, since in the biblical account the light of God shone on Moses face. It was that mistake about the translation

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king“Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.”

Martin Luther King

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“If you read the Bible in a way that doesn’t point to Christ, you don’t have Christianity: you have a religion.”

C.S. Lewis

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“If the universe is not governed by an absolute goodness, then all our efforts(good works) are in the long run hopeless”

C.S. Lewis

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king“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.”

Martin Luther King