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Top 10 signs your a fundamentalist Christian

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Initial post: 16 May 2009 21:32:33 BDT
Pat W says:
10 - You vigorously deny the existence of thousands of gods claimed by other religions, but feel outraged when someone denies the existence of yours.

9 - You feel insulted and "dehumanized" when scientists say that people evolved from other life forms, but you have no problem with the Biblical claim that we were created from dirt.

8 - You laugh at polytheists, but you have no problem believing in a Triune God.

7 - Your face turns purple when you hear of the "atrocities" attributed to Allah, but you don't even flinch when hearing about how God/Jehovah slaughtered all the babies of Egypt in "Exodus" and ordered the elimination of entire ethnic groups in "Joshua" including women, children, and trees!

6 - You laugh at Hindu beliefs that deify humans, and Greek claims about gods sleeping with women, but you have no problem believing that the Holy Spirit impregnated Mary, who then gave birth to a man-god who got killed, came back to life and then ascended into the sky.

5 - You are willing to spend your life looking for little loopholes in the scientifically established age of Earth (few billion years), but you find nothing wrong with believing dates recorded by Bronze Age tribesmen sitting in their tents and guessing that Earth is a few generations old.

4 - You believe that the entire population of this planet with the exception of those who share your beliefs -- though excluding those in all rival sects - will spend Eternity in an infinite Hell of Suffering. And yet consider your religion the most "tolerant" and "loving."

3 - While modern science, history, geology, biology, and physics have failed to convince you otherwise, some idiot rolling around on the floor speaking in "tongues" may be all the evidence you need to "prove" Christianity.

2 - You define 0.01% as a "high success rate" when it comes to answered prayers. You consider that to be evidence that prayer works. And you think that the remaining 99.99% FAILURE was simply the will of God.

1 - You actually know a lot less than many atheists and agnostics do about the Bible, Christianity, and church history - but still call yourself a Christian.

Posted on 27 Sep 2009 08:50:41 BDT
Blake says:
6.9 Atheist, I think there are ways to discuss your views without offending people. It does take some maturity and control, but it can be done.

Posted on 15 Apr 2010 16:09:16 BDT
R. Lavery says:
I have to say this sums up a lot the Christians I am familure with. (And before anyone starts any crap about my failed biblical understand I will bring it to your attention that I am theologian and a student of Christian Ethics and Biblical Studies.)

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Sep 2010 15:02:25 BDT
Mr. J. Clark says:
Top sign "your" a pilchard - you can't use apostrophes properly!

Posted on 3 Mar 2011 18:49:46 GMT
To absorb, almost unconsciously, the language of the Authorised Version and the Book of Common Prayer was one of the greatest advantages of an education fifty years ago. It is sad that unintelligent Christians should misuse one and ignore the other, but civilised atheists and agnostics should not let this deter them from looking at such great literature.
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