By Robert G. Ingersoll
The phrases 'blasphemy', 'evil' and 'pagan' have been hurled at Robert Ingersoll via the prepared Christian Church from the instant he made his first assertion from the pulpit. And, inspite of their unanimous rejection, his phrases live to tell the tale via at the present time. As proven during this textual content his prose used to be terse, biting, slicing and a little bit smug for he felt it was once his objective to convey the sacred scriptures into the glare of a extra lifelike realm. Deemed as being written 1000s of years after the very fact, he observed the Bible as being not anything greater than an exhaggerated sequence of people stories that have been passed down by means of a handful of people that, for his or her personal cohesion and significance, self-proclaimed themselves as being 'God's selected ones'. whereas Mr. Ingersoll bargains no medical facts that his statements have validity (other than easy logic) he asks the questions that experience caused the doubt and anger that religionists have repressed during the centuries. From Galileo even though Darwin through...
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The phrases 'blasphemy', 'evil' and 'pagan' have been hurled at Robert Ingersoll through the equipped Christian Church from the instant he made his first announcement from the pulpit. And, regardless of their unanimous rejection, his phrases survive via this present day. As proven during this textual content his prose used to be terse, biting, slicing and a little bit smug for he felt it was once his goal to carry the sacred scriptures into the glare of a extra reasonable realm.
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Had Caesar the right to demand it because it was adorned with his image? Does it appear from this conversation that Christ understood the real nature and use of money? Can we now say that Christ was the greatest of philosophers? IX IS CHRIST OUR EXAMPLE? He never said a word in favor of education. He never even hinted at the existence of any science. He never uttered a word in favor of industry, economy or of any effort to better our condition in this world. He was the enemy of the successful, of the wealthy.
Then the serpent deceived them, and they were cast out and made to earn their bread. Jehovah had been thwarted. Then he tried again. He went on for about sixteen hundred years trying to civilize the people. No schools, no churches, no Bible, no tracts -- nobody taught to read or write. No Ten Commandments. The people grew worse and worse, until the merciful Jehovah sent the flood and drowned all the people except Noah and his family, eight in all. Then he started again, and changed their diet. At first Adam and Eve were vegetarians.
Not before about the third century was it claimed or believed that the books composing the New Testament were inspired. It will be remembered that there were a great number of books, of Gospels, Epistles and Acts, and that from these the "inspired" ones were selected by "uninspired" men. Between the "Fathers" there were great differences of opinion as to which books were inspired; much discussion and plenty of hatred. Many of the books now deemed spurious were by many of the "Fathers" regarded as divine, and some now regarded as inspired were believed to be spurious.
About the Holy Bible by Robert G. Ingersoll