If you haven’t struck pay-dirt in 50 words, stop boring. Confounded confusion!! Many Christian Apologist debaters and essayists seem to think that a barrage of verbiage will eventually yield a nugget of truth. This guy went wrong in a Hell of a hurry.
I get to hear “Why would God allow so much suffering?” to which the answer is “Why do you?” because we really are supposed to be instruments of God, suffering is our call to action. We are supposed to take care of each other. Failing to do so is not God’s inaction, it is ours.
Damn! I didn’t realize that child cancer was My Fault, because I haven’t rushed out and found a cure. I was busy, helping out down at the food bank.
Thank you. I considered editing this piece to include your sanctimonious, self righteous bullshit as an example of someone trying to highlight the “I” in “Team.” Your self centered value signalling (sic) pretty much removes the illusion of you being a charitable person.
You did a good thing, then complained that your effort did not cure all the world’s problems. It must make you feel like a failure among Gods.
And then out came all that Christian love and acceptance. 😯 Trust a Bible-thumper to take things the wrong way, whether innocently or cynically, whenever their claims are questioned,. I’ll admit that I was a little snarky when I posted the comment that showed that there’s no He on his team: that after the writer has done all his tithing, and volunteering at the soup kitchen or homeless shelter, it’s still up to his imaginary God to handle things like tornadoes and hurricanes and floods and earthquakes and landslides and volcanoes….and cancer.
Science and medicine are working as hard as they can to find cures for diseases (like COVID19), that his God hurls at us. After these researchers work their asses off, sometimes for years to find a cure, guys like this will yell, “Thank God! He has answered our prayers!” God helps them that help themselves. These Apologists help themselves – or, at least their pet Deity – to all the credit, but none of the blame. 😯
Here’s a clear example of my earlier assertion, which many of these Good Christians grudgingly admit, that I/Atheists perform ‘good and moral’ actions, but claim that we do so for ‘the wrong reasons,’ according to them.
Studies seem to indicate that, overall, Christians are happier than Atheists. I don’t believe that these Apologists are actually happier, just more smugly self-satisfied. 😛