Yeah, but remember that it wasn’t Lot’s idea. His daughters got him drunk and seduced him. This fantasy fits very comfortably into the conservative world view. I’ll bet they were hotties, too, like Ivanka.
Man… get in your timeline.
desperate desire to be a victim and martyr.
So long as they don’t mess with Shiphrah and Puah, I’ve got now problem with this
As a kid, I had been traumatized by a picture of Abraham going to sacrifice his son. It made me an instant atheist at age 7 or so,
Yeah, god was like, “Psych! You were totally gonna do it, LOL!”
Remember when they called the Left a bunch of Snowflakes searching for a Safe Place? Ah, the projection of the Conservative mindset.
Obligs Married To The Sea…
Otto: Apes don’t read philosophy.
Wanda: Yes they do, Otto, they just don’t understand it.
Reminds me of this Leonard Cohen song (covered here by Suzanne Vega)…
Especially this section:
You who build these altars now
to sacrifice these children,
you must not do it anymore.
A scheme is not a vision
and you never have been tempted
by a demon or a god.
You who stand above them now,
your hatchets blunt and bloody,
you were not there before,
when I lay upon a mountain
and my father’s hand was trembling
with the beauty of the word.
You’re assuming that these people can actually read, which is a big stretch.
If by ‘canceling’ he means telling the truth about these people instead of parroting some mythical blather, then I have no problem with it. As far as the Bible is concerned, this is a secular country whether he and his ilk like it or not & they are more than welcome to go live in a Theocratic country such as Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran, etc, & leave the rest of us be.
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