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Thread #109167   Message #2285799
Posted By: Little Hawk
11-Mar-08 - 07:36 PM
Thread Name: BS: I'd like to believe that there is a God
Subject: RE: BS: I'd like to believe that there is a God
Nope, Bee, you have the same rights that way that anyone else does to speak on a subject, understand it, and speculate about it.

Like you, I find the concept that non-believers will be "hideously tortured for eternity, and that such a fate is well deserved" to be hideously repugnant. I have never subscribed to it. I don't subscribe to the idea of "Hell" or the idea of divine punishment or the idea of original sin. If such an insane deity as would do that (torture souls for all eternity) ran the Universe I guess I would find myself obliged to join whoever was willing to rise up and rebel against that monster.