if you are very religious.. and love your religion.. but there are one or two things in that religion that you dont agree with.. in fact you are strongly against them.. and being against makes you a sinner.. what would you do? and is there anything in your religion that you dont agree with?
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I was raised Christian, but the more I learned about the Bible, the more awful I realized it was. At first, I would rationalize away the things that bothered me, but eventually, I couldn't handle the cognitive dissonance and it led to me becoming an atheist.
Here are just a few of the things I have a problem with:
1. The Genesis story conflicts with science.
2. God condones slavery.
3. It's sexist against women (the man should be the head of the woman/the woman must obey her husband, women shouldn't speak in church; or there's stuff like, if a man rapes a woman, he has to marry her and cannot divorce her. That essentially means that women were forced to marry their rapists).
4. Being gay is a sin, and gay people should be put to death.
5. God commits genocide, which includes killing infants and children, and hell, even animals. One example being the Noah story, another is the slaughtering of all the Egyptian first-born sons.. all-in-all, god kills (or helps people kill) hundreds of thousands of people in the Bible. There's things like God telling the Israelites to kill all the boys and non-virgin women of the Midianite people, but to take the virgins and keep them for themselves. Totally cool to murder all those girls' families, and then force them into marriage and rape them!
Anyway, I could go on and on, but yeah, I just realized how immoral the god of the bible actually is, and I also realized that I had no good reason to believe he actually exists, so I stopped believing.0
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