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Re: Dr. Gershon rayww

Posted by oracle on November 13, 2002, at 10:56:26

In reply to Re: Dr. Gershon rayww oracle, posted by rayww on November 12, 2002, at 23:47:37

> > > > I think "Satan" exists only in the minds of those
> > > > who want to see those who do not think like they do, punished.
> > > "Satan" exists to prove them right
> > > > and give negative reinforcement to their faiths.
> > >
> > > Are you saying those who believe in God want to see those who do not think as they do punished?
> >
> > Yes, and it is the power the church has over the people. In that If you are not good, the "boggie man will get you". A religion that needs to scare its followers into doing its bidding.
> >
> Ah, but the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom:
>
> http://scriptures.lds.org/query?words=%22fear+of+the+lord%22&search.x=34&search.y=6

I wonder what psychological condition "God" has
that makes him require his subjects to fear him ?
Keep us in line ?

>
> And, as to whether or not Satan exists: here are a few witnesses I pulled out of my hat in a five second search.
>
> http://scriptures.lds.org/query?words=satan&search.x=27&search.y=2
>
> The Holy Land stands today as a monument to the truth of the Old Testament.

Psychology indicates we each can be capable of evil and good. Some seem to not want the except
this. Hince, Satan, who is seperate.


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