Re: Creationists
Wed, 24 Jun 1998 22:02:06 EDT

In a message dated 98-06-24 16:47:47 EDT, you write:

<< > 1) God does not overcome evil because he has voluntarily undertaken
> to somehow remove himself from this universe, in order to give the
> beings here, say, greater responsibility. However, since we are
> here, and somehow can, we should overcome evi >>

This sounds as if god has, for whatever reason, taken a "neutral" stand on the
issue. Leaving it to us humans to sink or swim, so to speak. The flaw i see
in this is tha this "neutral" god allows his chosen spokespeople to tolerate
evil, even to promote it and even, in some cases, to engage in it! I'm
supposed to believe in a religion whose leaders are corrupt? A religion whose
followers frequently demonstrate their displeasure with a persons flaws by
killing that person? A religion that says a person is evil or "ungodly"
because of a biological difference, weather that difference be a matter of
skin color, sexuality, or whatever other perceived offense?

Such ideas are repulsive to me. If it sounds as if I have an attitude against
such, that is because I do. I can't abide the hypocrisy and hatred generated
by these "Institutions of Love"

Sorry if this post seems a bit vehement. Must be the ornery Scotsman in

Thanks all, Cori