Logically illogical…

Religion: Beliefs that are logically consistent within an illogical framework.

Insanity: Thoughts that are logically consistent within an illogical framework.

– Me

Tu blague?

Closest thing to a joke that Jesus ever said:

“A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home.”

Je suis d’accord…

“Oh, I don’t reject Christ. I love Christ. It’s just that so many of you Christians are so unlike Christ.”

– Mahatama Gandhi

Mark Twain again

About the character of God, as represented in the New and the Old Testament:

Our Bible reveals to us the character of our God with minute and remorseless exactness. The portrait is substantially that of a man—if one can imagine a man charged and overcharged with evil impulses far beyond the human limit; a personage […]

He might have a point…

“I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own – a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty.”

– Albert Einstein

“tenuous” an undestatement…

“But Jesus and Christianity have a tenuous relationship at best.”

– David Javerbaum

Twain – on “selflessness”…

“Old Man” talking to “Young Man” regarding the so-called selfless generosity of giving 25 cents to a needy woman from “What Is Man and Other Essays”:

Very well. Now let us add up the details and see how much he got for his twenty-five cents. Let us try to find out the REAL why of […]

The Eternal has his designs from all eternity…

L’Éternel a ses desseins de toute éternité. Si la prière est d’accord avec ses volontés immuables, il est très inutile de lui demander ce qu’il a résolu de faire. Si on le prie de faire le contraire de ce qu’il a résolu, c’est le prier d’être faible, léger, inconstant; c’est croire qu’il soit tel, c’est […]

And this is the “foundation” for modern Christianity?

The Gospels could not possibly be either more or less in number than they are. Since there are four zones of the world in which we live, and four principal winds, while the Church is spread over all the earth, and the pillar and foundation of the Church is the gospel, and the Spirit of […]