"Some religious organizations train people on how to convert others with their personal testimony. "I used to be a (non-believer, Jew, Muslim, fill in the blank)" has been working since Paul had a dizzy spell on the road to Damascus."
"The whole shebang about belief in any religion, the so-called faith is the terror of dying and no afterlife. Most people are quiet easy to be persuaded in something to believe in that assures them that death and suffering for their god is rewarded…"
"Re Lorien's words: " ...Well maybe continued great sex might cause me to lie for it - LOL"
This reminds me of Henry Miller's fantasy:
“Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation . . . the other eight are…"
"Right on, Tim. It would take a miracle, literally, to make me go back to dat ole time religion.
In fact, when I was going to Catholic school I was jealous of the people of the New Testament that got to see all the tricks. Why should they get this…"
"This reminds me of what xtians say when I tell them I used to be a believer. They INSTANTLY insist that I was never REALLY a believer, or at the very least tell me that I will find my "faith" again. Nope. Not so much."
"I have always wondered what caused William J. Murray, son of Madeline O'Hare to become delusional. Could just hatred of your mother cause someone to loose their rational thought?
If someone knows why, I wouldn't mind knowing too. I just…"