"Sooooo.... anybody else have any alternate theories to the virgin birth?
I ask only because I would find this discussion far more entertaining if there was far less philosophy and ancient language wang handling.
We get it, some people know long…"
"Suggesting? For somebody so big on interpretation, I should think you would be doing more than just suggesting. That is not what you SAID. You called people out on not having read the original texts. If what you were trying to suggest was different…"
"I've never understood the need, whenever discussing religion, that we have to base our discussions solely on the original texts, as if that will make our debates anymore substantial.
Basically, if you're having a discussion with somebody…"
"I think the obvious answer is parthenogenesis. Mary and Joseph weren't hiding out in Egypt. They were in Greece, at the Parthenon. I mean, what do you think went on there? Duh. Mary was obviously a lesbian, and Joseph was just her beard. She…"
"I believe there was a higher demand sometime AFTER Mark for Jesus to stand out more. It was however probably originally attractive that Jesus seemed like a common man. Stories also easily distort through hearsay, we have proven that effect."
"lol, of course I agree with what you said, but I think you took my article far more seriously than it should have been taken. It was just meant to be a humorous article outlying some reasons why either people would continue to believe in something…"
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