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Another hilarious one!

Disclaimer: This post is purely for entertainment purpose only. No blasphemy intended. LOL.

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I had a good laugh with this!

Disclaimer: This post is purely for entertainment purpose only. No blasphemy intended. LOL.

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Sigmund Freud

“The whole thing is so patently infantile, so foreign to reality, that to anyone with a friendly attitude to humanity it is painful to think that the great majority of mortals will never be able to rise above this view of life. It is still more humiliating to discover how a large number of people living today, who cannot but see that this religion is not tenable, nevertheless try to defend it piece by piece in a series of pitiful rearguard actions.”

“The different religions have never overlooked the part played by the sense of guilt in civilization. What is more, they come forward with a claim…to save mankind from this sense of guilt, which they call sin.”

– Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents, 1930


Mark Twain

A God who could make good children as easily a bad, yet preferred to make bad ones; who could have made every one of them happy, yet never made a single happy one; who made them prize their bitter life, yet stingily cut it short; who gave his angels eternal happiness unearned, yet required his other children to earn it; who gave is angels painless lives, yet cursed his other children with biting miseries and maladies of mind and body; who mouths justice, and invented hell; mouths Golden Rules and foregiveness multiplied by seventy times seven, and invented hell; who mouths morals to other people, and has none himself; who frowns upon crimes, yet commits them all; who created man without invitation, then tries to shuffle the responsibility for man’s acts upon man, instead of honorably placing it where it belongs, upon himself; and finally, with altogether divine obtuseness, invites his poor abused slave to worship him!

– Mark TwainThe Mysterious Stranger

We despise all reverences and all the objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our own list of sacred things. And yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy to us.

– Mark Twain, Following the Equator

It is plain that there is one moral law for heaven and another for the earth. The pulpit assures us that wherever we see suffering and sorrow which we can relieve and do not do it, we sin, heavily. There was never yet a case of suffering or sorrow which God could not relieve. Does He sin, then? If He is the Source of Morals He does — certainly nothing can be plainer than that, you will admit. Surely the Source of law cannot violate law and stand unsmirched; surely the judge upon the bench cannot forbid crime and then revel in it himself unreproached.

– Mark Twain, Fables of Man

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‘Intolerance is a threat’, Associate Professor Koo Tsai Kee (Tanjong Pagar GRC) warned in Parliament yesterday.

After what happened with the big hoo-ha of the AWARE saga, the newest threat to Singapore is no longer the economic crisis, but religious and racial bigotry.

While Singapore has done fairly well in maintaining racial harmony for the past 3-4 decades, we must not forget what happened in 1964 when color and differences threatened to tear us apart.

With all the current global problems arising from human errs, why do we still need to deal with sensitive issues like that so close to home?

Homophobia, xenophobia, bigotry… All these ‘problems’ stem from ignorance and intolerance.

Singapore is a small small place, with some others describing us a ‘insignificant’ red dot.

But we are a country full of diversities, with all the different cultures and religions coming together in a melting pot.

If we allow ourselves to fall prey to discrimination and exclusivity, this may as well be Singapore’s downfall.

No matter you are a Malay, Chinese or Indian; atheist or non-atheist; straight or gay, we are just folks trying to lead our own lives.

Some others are out there attempting to impose their self-righteous beliefs on everyone, thinking they will make a difference to the world.

But why fix things when they are not broken?

Ecclesiastes 3:1-22 “A Time for Everything”

There is a time for everything,

and a season for every activity under Heaven:

a time to be born and a time to die,

a time to plant and a time to uproot,

a time to kill and a time to heal,

a time to tear down and a time to build,

a time to weep and a time to laugh,

a time to mourn and a time to dance,

a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,

a time to embrace and a time to refrain,

a time to search and a time to give up,

a time to keep and a time to throw away,

a time to tear and a time to mend,

a time to be silent and a time to speak,

a time to love and a time to hate,

a time for war and a time for peace.

I’m an atheist, but it doesn’t mean I can’t get anything out of the Bible 🙂

Peace,

Yonia