The important thing about public prayer is making sure everybody sees you praying. Religion is the world’s oldest authoritarian political institution.
But most likely the traumatic event would’ve caused Timmy to stop believing, and Timmy would be burning in hell forever.
I always ask this to believers, and they have no good response.
When I thought I’ve seen it all!
…It’s easy if you try…
Now our freethought of the day:
Why do people lie so much? Hiding, convoluting, hurting each other, and then, lying again.
It’s annoying for me, the lying, the fantasies that people create, invent and imagine, for one reason or another.
I rather the harsh truth on my face than a “compassionate” lie behind my back. It’s much easier to tell the truth than a lie. It has less complications and makes you free.
Believing in God or not, being religious or not, that doesn’t make you a better or worse person. Look at this “wonderful” cyclist I used to admire, a lot: Lance Armstrong, an atheist who cheated his entire career to get ahead. He had the guts to say the following… “I hope I would be judged on whether I had lived a true life”. Really?!
And, on the other side of the coin, we have this filthy theist Christian Florida pastor, finally in jail, thank goodness.
And now our FREETHOUGHT OF THE WEEK, and it’s about truth.
After a wonderful Saturday with the family, a relaxing Freethinking Night, why not?