1.29.2006

I don't know if at some point, I will come to believe Jesus is the Son of God but the approach of quoting the Bible, assuring everyone that every word of it is pure Truth (even the parts that conflict with other parts) that should not be put into context or examined in any way but simply memorized strikes me as a form of fundamentalism that we see most commonly today coming out of Islamism.

Dividend tax cuts, AIDS, debt relief for poor nations & other tangible issues that can be addressed on earth take a backseat to "the word". The result? Many people who might be inspired by the message of love Jesus taught never get to hear it because they get so turned off by the messengers.

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