Okay, so you're a Christian. Believe in God, the Devil, angels, and demons. Believe in an

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Okay, so you're a Christian. Believe in God, the Devil, angels, and demons. Believe in an authority so high above you that you are slime to Him. That is your right as a human being. However, your belief doesn't change the fact that there is no God. If doesn't change the fact that there is no Devil. It doesn't change the fact that there is an ongoing denial of reality by believers. It doesn't change the fact that this so-called omniponent, omniscient, and omnibenevolent God that Christians have deluded themselves into groveling before is self-described in His book as a rapacious, vain, egomaniacal, jealous, intolerant, gluttonous (for blind adulation), and slothful diety. Even if such a God as is described in the Bible existed, I've judged Him and found him lacking! It doesn't change the fact that the self-aggrandizing sacrifice of himself on a cross is so very similar to many other mythologies of the era, along with virginal births being similarly borrowed from other religions. It doesn't change the fact that the so-called Creator of the universe is so aloof that he can't provide real proof of His existence, but must test the faith of His followers by a truly intricate and self-consistent web of evidence to the contrary of His works. I won't be toyed with like a cat with a mouse, and it's clear that this diety you believe in has - not love - but disdain to treat His supposed creations in this manner! It doesn't matter that whole generations of people have willingly given all their money to His glorification. That millions have been slaughtered by his self-appointed earthly representatives. That those who believe don't have the inner strength the make it in this world without the support of a supernatural crutch. So go ahead and believe. It won't change reality.

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