Somoli pirates kidnap Christians off a boat.
Don't have a link but just saw it on the news.
An associate of the kidnapped people swears that the missionaries were not out to hand out bibles to non-Christians, but just to "like minded people".
Lets get one thing straight, I hope they are freed and not murdered. However I might feel about their beliefs, we do not want to live in a world where we have to fear being a hostage to someone else. FOR ANY REASON.
This country, however, may have some religious motiviation, but the main reason these pirates do what they do is because they live in a dirt poor country. Still no excuse.
But, my main purpose once again, in posting this points out the solid objection Epicurus put forth with "the problem with evil".
I don't see how this alleged god, unless these poor hostages are just toys for god's amusement, could fail to protect his fans. He can do anything he wants, he created the universe, but cant see fit to prevent his own fans from being harmed.
And what is so horrible about this mind fuck concept, is that if these unfortunate people, are still alive, and hopefully they are, they would not hold their fictional deadbeat character accountable, even after all their devotion to him.
If this god's goal is to reach more people, and these people are doing what this god wants, why the fuck would he allow something counter to his own plan? I am not even addressing the moral repugnant aspect of such a concept, but even just as important, the efficiency of such a plan?
When you strip this magic sky daddy out of the mix, this horrible act makes sense. Poor people, kidnap other human beings because they don't have money to feed themselves. They may also be motivated by Allah to do such too, even though the REAL issue is poverty.
You would think after thousands of years of all these dungeon's and dragons clubs failure to create uniformity, someone would take notice of such inconsistency and arbitrary use of bad logic.
What a nice diety these poor hostages have to allow them to be kidnapped and possibly murdered while daddy sits up in the sky with folded arms. I am sure these poor people are shouting, "Yippy, I get to be held hostage and possibly murdered so I can hang out with daddy and kiss his ass forever".
SERIOUSLY BELIEVERS, it has nothing to do with hating a fictional god. I hate what you do to your own brain that allows you to swallow this crap.
They got kidnapped as a result of other human beings and if they make it out alive, it will be because human behavior, NOT a magic man in a white robe vs a man with a pitchfork.
PLEASE WAKE THE FUCK UP!
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