Politics and Blue Jays musing while staring out at the Pacific. Life is tough.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Let's close the cover on the people of the "Book."

I think the time has come that the world should stop "accepting" "leadership" from the people of the "Book." As Bob Dylan sang, "... the times they are a-changin'..."

Think about this; Jews, Muslims and Christians, the people of the "Book," believe that a god, created the universe, made us in his image, gave us dominion over this cute little third planet from this sun, in this lovely galaxy, and then, in just one example of his many personal explicit crimes, he purposely drowned everyone, except for the a few of the "just" that could fit in Noah's boat. The god they believe in, from their own "book," is a self-confessed homicidal mass murderer!

That is not what's so alarming. More alarming is that, not only do these deluded people believe this nonsense, they actually worship the homicidal mass murderer that did this atrocity and countless others. They actually venerate him, and look forward to spending eternity "in his loving embrace."

Unfortunately, it gets even worse. All three religions believe their "Messiah" is going to come and deal with their enemies and save them...the humorous side of this is that each of the three "religions," and their literally thousands of sub-religions and cults, believe the other two religions, and their respective plethora of cults, are whom their "Messiah" is going to save them from...

The older I get the more I think John Lennon had it right in the 60's when he wrote...

"Imagine there's no Heaven
It's easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky...
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...
You may say that I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will live as one."

Amusingly, the people of the "Book" I've talked to about this think I'm the one that's a few bricks short of a load.

Good Grief Charlie Brown!


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