NEVER MIND, PEOPLE WILL STILL GET MARRIED IN THESE QUAINT LITTLE SHEDS
Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, has returned to the fray over concern that the integrity of news dissemination is continually being threatened by a partisan media.
Could the evil that is Islam have caused us to introspect unfavourably over our own Christianity? Could paedophilia among our Christian instructors have cast doubt on the hallowed message? Whatever the reason for the rise and rise of atheism… it is real. We are rapidly becoming less religious. So is that good or bad?
As an atheist and an agnostic I have to be honest and declare my bias but I feel quite chuffed that people like me, who were brought up in a stiff religious environment, might have seen the light, because I mean fairy tales should cease to appeal to everyone after the age of around eight.
For otherwise intelligent people to believe the world was made in a few days by a bloke in the sky around seven or eight thousand years ago beggars belief. To believe that the first woman was created from a bloke’s rib is crazy and smacks of sexism.
Surely Christians can’t really believe two of each of the world's animals survived in Noah’s ark for 18 months or that a bloke called Jesus walked on water. It can make no sense except to a primitive mind. But obviously there was a bloke called Jesus making a nuisance of himself around two thousand years ago.
And he was clearly a good and decent bloke but one who, after his illiterate followers began to believe the magical tales, started calling himself the son of God.
And that was when the trouble started because most celebrities in those days, including Caesar himself, had already declared themselves to be gods and this was intolerable heresy. They had no choice but to do away with him.
You see it's a numbers game. Much like Pauline Hanson had to be done away with 20 years ago for preaching heresy but her followers are now too great in number to crucify her this time round.
You don’t have to be good to be Christian and you don’t have to Christian to be good!
Look, I have nothing against theistic endeavours as long as it isn’t Islam. But by berating Islam it forces a person to compare Christianity and Christianity doesn’t compare too well when it comes to rewards (heaven) and punishments (hell), no meat on Fridays, no contraceptives and a far Left fool for a Pope compared to 72 virgins and no pillow biters.
Occult alchemy at religious ceremony
I reckon I’m a pretty normal bloke who believes in family, helping people poorer than me and in any team that plays Collingwood. But I cannot get my head around the occult beliefs that are more attuned to the Aztecs than to educated modern day Westerners.
Kids today look askance at religion and there are fewer parents to make them attend the dreaded Sunday school.
And without religion there would certainly be fewer wars.
So there is little doubt that in 50 years' time we will all be atheists or at least non-denominational fellow travellers.
And it looks like in 50 years’ time we will have suffered a few blokes like Bill Shorten as our PM.
Shiiit… I think I might say a quiet prayer tonight.