(And all you smart, vocal atheists!)
First of all, if you expect to be circled back, put something on your profile, for christ's sake! This isn't Twitter, I need to know a little about who you are first.
So now, if you're trying to figure out if you want to circle me, try this: Answer a few ‘yes or no’ questions about religion. It's fairly straightforward, so you’ll probably know right away what you’re decision will be. Here you go:
1. Do you believe the Bible is the unerring word of God? (Unerring = entirely accurate and correct, making no mistakes.) Yes___ No___
2. If you answered yes, do you believe the Bible when it states that only those that are ‘saved’ will go to heaven, everyone else is damned? Yes___ No___
3. If yes, then would it also be true that, if non-believers are damned and go to hell, they must actually deserve to be in hell otherwise God would not send them there? Yes___ No___
Conclusion: If your answers are yes, then I don’t think you and I will be friends. What you are essentially saying is, you believe Jeffery Dahmer and Andrea Yates deserve to be in heaven because they supposedly repented their sins, yet I *deserve* to be in hell because I don't believe in your particular god? It’s one thing to think I’m going to hell, it’s another to think I *deserve* it – that I am worthy of eternal torment.
That’s truly, truly awful. Anyone who believes such a thing is not someone with which I can have polite conversations. And this little quiz is just for starters, it gets harder from here.
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