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Saturday, May 22, 2010

The 1.6% Solution

1.6% of the North American population says, “The Bible tells us to not judge other people so you can’t tell anyone that they’re wrong.”

The Bible does not say that. It clearly means, “Don’t judge hypocritically.” Eg. Matt. 7:1-2 - ‘Take the plank out of your own eye so that you will be able to judge correctly.’

1 Thess. 5:21 tells us to test everything and not believe every spirit - That is judging.

This population will listen to that and then say, “But the Bible tell us not to judge other people so you can’t tell anyone that they’re wrong.”

These people have to maintain their highly implausible position. not because of the evidence but in spite of the evidence. They must do this or their world view will collapse.

5 comments:

  1. No feedback concerning the Oxford archeologist you wanted me to think about?

    You cannot possibly agree with the way I reasoned about him. Why don't you point out where the flaws are according to you?

    Oh and I comment on this post because it must be a joke... come on, atheists using the Bible to tell other people what to do or not to do, you must be kidding...

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  2. Every single time an atheist uses the Bible as a lesson for morality, it's to point out the inconsistencies between Christian beliefs and Christian behavior. Period.

    Be honest enough to admit that to yourself, Thesauros, even if you refuse to admit it to us.

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  3. And so, by your explanation of scripture, the "atheists'" point still stands: don't judge atheists hypocritically.

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  4. This population will listen to that and then say, "But the bible tell us not to judge other people so you can't tell anyone that they're wrong."

    Wow, I think you've hit rock bottom with this post. Running out of things to complain about, are we?

    Even if I believed that all atheists thought this way, a complaint as insignificant as this would still reside below the threshold of even trivial.
    This post is analagous to a child whining over the thought that his brother got a bigger scoop of ice cream. Your were better off sticking to fine tuning.

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  5. Amazing Janice Kay!May 22, 2010 at 3:05 PM

    Some cite Matthew 7:1 as proof that we should do no judging whatsoever: "Judge not, that you be not judged." Here, the Greek word for "judge" is krino, meaning to condemn, avenge, damn, sentence, or levy a punishment. Christ plainly says that if we condemn others, we will be condemned ourselves. Dangerous territory indeed!

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