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Why was christianity invented.

a: because there really is a god and he loves us all and stuff even though there is absolutely no evidence for a supreme being which validates it because he wants you to have "faith"

b: because a dude decided he wanted to create a religion to help control how people think and make them lean towards his own socialistic thinking. Yea those republicans are following the teachings of socialism (give all your stuff to the poor etc)

Now to specifics, why the hate towards women?

a: Women are less than men because GOD created Adam from the dust of the earth and then created Eve as merely a partner using a rib from Adam. He made women bleed in their no no spot because they are sinful by nature.

b: Because men of old enjoyed holding down women as less and treated them more akin to property, a good modern example is the fact that they have only recent gained the right to vote. Unknown to them at the time the extra rib has something to do with childbearing and again they have a period which explains the blood http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstrual_cycle 

Might ask some more later

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robj101 wrote:Why was

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Why was christianity invented.

a: because there really is a god and he loves us all and stuff even though there is absolutely no evidence for a supreme being which validates it because he wants you to have "faith"

b: because a dude decided he wanted to create a religion to help control how people think and make them lean towards his own socialistic thinking. Yea those republicans are following the teachings of socialism (give all your stuff to the poor etc)

 

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Profession: Religious leader - doesn't need results - it is all your fault for not praying hard enough, it is in god's plan to not respond, now hand over the money before god/s/dess gets more pissed.

 

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Now to specifics, why the hate towards women?

a: Women are less than men because GOD created Adam from the dust of the earth and then created Eve as merely a partner using a rib from Adam. He made women bleed in their no no spot because they are sinful by nature.

b: Because men of old enjoyed holding down women as less and treated them more akin to property, a good modern example is the fact that they have only recent gained the right to vote. Unknown to them at the time the extra rib has something to do with childbearing and again they have a period which explains the blood http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstrual_cycle 

Might ask some more later

 

It is all about inheritance.  How do you know that child is really your child?  It is a small village and everyone looks like everyone else.  What if the child has a mutation and it has red hair and no one else does?  You kill mother and child and get a new wife - that you lock up so she can't screw around to make sure any future children are your offspring and no one else.

Many Celts had "mother's brother" for inheritance purposes.  You may not know who the father was, but you know without doubt it is your sister's child.  So you leave your wealth to your sister's child and let the mother's brother(s) of any child that might or might not be your offspring take care of their niece or nephew.  It was usually a matriarchy before the christians showed up - so children were a gift from the goddess and you didn't question her gifts or how they arrived.

 

edit: PS: no extra rib

 

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robj101 wrote:Why was

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Why was christianity invented.

To justify mysogyny, bigotry, malevolance.

 

The End

 

 

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Why was christianity invented.

To justify mysogyny, bigotry, malevolance.

 

The End

 

 

To eat pork.

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TGBaker wrote: To eat

TGBaker wrote:

 To eat pork.

Oh, ya, I forgot. Duhhh....

And to eliminate Jews.

Let's recap:

 

To justify mysogyny, bigotry, malevolance, and to get rid of Jews.

 

The End

 

I keep asking myself " Are they just playin' stupid, or are they just plain stupid?..."

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cj wrote:edit: PS: no extra

cj wrote:

edit: PS: no extra rib

 

Yea I just looked it up, wow I really was brainwashed.


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redneF wrote:TGBaker

redneF wrote:

TGBaker wrote:

 To eat pork.

Oh, ya, I forgot. Duhhh....

And to eliminate Jews.

Let's recap:

 

To justify mysogyny, bigotry, malevolance, and to get rid of Jews.

 

The End

 


Also to make she what two people do when they are naked is kosher.

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Why was Christianity

Why was Christianity "invented"?

It wasn't really invented, it developed over time as a result of competing superstitions.

It is merely the mundane evolution of placebo memes that came out of anthropomorphism in human history.

Christianity developed for the same reason Kwanza came about and Scientology came about. The people who start these superstition fan clubs have looked around them and didn't like the status quo, so used the materials and motifs and marketing schemes of their time to make themselves stand out.

ALL religions exist, not because there really exists a magical invisible super brain with magical super powers. They exist for the same reason Coke and Pepsi are successful, MARKETING.

"Sacrifice" has always existed in our species history. In all wars in human history a buddy will jump in front of a sward or arrow to save a fellow soldier. Offering animals to the gods, simply became monotheistic in human form.

The Hebrews who started Christianity, didn't invent the idea of a god, they simply got tired of the status quo and truely wanted to believe that their new version of a god was going to be it. So they did everything they could to compete with the surrounding cultures of the time.

SKIP THE LABELS and simple human psychology explains why all deity claims exist.

Our species did not evolve with our current scientific knowledge. Since we evolved in an ignorant time, we guessed at what was reality, and very badly at that too. All you are seeing in modern times as far as our species is what is popular currently. We evolved to seek patterns. But along with that we also evolved with the side affect of defaulting to gap filling more than pragmatic testing.

In another 2,000 years if Christianity still exists, it will have even more splinter groups than it does now, and could even be in the future so far removed from the original that eventually, will be considered different, just like Jews and Muslims and Christians are "different" but still have the same core past.

Hopefully for humanity, all these superstitions will die and be as dead as Thor and Isis. But right now, there is more of a chance of different spawns in the future, than it dying all together.

Christianity is original like saying "Coke is the first beverage because it's can is red".

It was not "invented", it developed as a result of humans getting tired of the status quo of the current superstition of the time.

 

 

 

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TGBaker wrote:redneF

TGBaker wrote:

redneF wrote:

TGBaker wrote:

 To eat pork.

Oh, ya, I forgot. Duhhh....

And to eliminate Jews.

Let's recap:

 

To justify mysogyny, bigotry, malevolance, and to get rid of Jews.

 

The End

 

 

Also to make she what two people do when they are naked is kosher.

Sorry it is hard to watch my two year old and type. I attempted to say Also to make sure what two people do when they are naked is kosher.

 

 

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I would say it was pretty

I would say it was pretty much invented and then evolved into something larger. Someone put those carpy bible stories together and called it reality. It seems so unreal that people can see this book and hear people speak of the religion and believe some supreme being is responsible for it. If it were a supreme being he would not give a shit if you ate pork or shellfish and he would not uphold slavery. These are all things a man 2000 years ago who found pork and shellfish to be distateful and liked having slaves would have said, it is just so obvious. Someone online reminded me tonight about the teachings of "jesus" nothing jesus "taught" would not have been said by people who were in a society with any cohesion at all. If you want to delve even further the teaching of jesus would read differently had it been invented yesterday because society has evolved. It shows so clearly in the way they now have to ignore parts of the bible.

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