Doing My Part: Christopher

[ This is a response to Doing My Part for the Godless Future. If you'd like to submit one of your own — what you're doing to help the world, or just yourself, get free of religion — email me via the link in that post. ]

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My very small part is to reply to xtians who use the “Love the sinner but hate the sin” in the same way I did to my sister when she stated that Jesus said, “Love the sinner but hate the sin.”

So I asked her, “When did you become Hindu?” “Whaa?” she said.  Then I informed her that, no, Jesus didn’t say that, even though far-too-many xtians do, that is a quote from Gandhi.  Makes a nice little wake-up punch, a real two-fer: plops them into a religion that many of them consider paganism, and shows they don’t even know what their bible says.

Please use my real name: Christopher Doyle, a.k.a. Rikitiki — hell, if I’m going to ‘do my part’ it doesn’t really work if I’m being anonymous, does it?

I only finally shed the shackles of religion about 5 years ago…whew!…and unless all of us godless reality-thinkers show up and stand up proudly, letting the world know that there’s a better way, then we’re only allowing the woo-woo crowd to sucker in more adherents, yes?

P.S. – You ain’t an old rusty truck at the prom, dude. … And if you are, it’s just because a rusty truck stands out among all those shiny posers.

~Christopher Doyle, a.k.a. Rikitiki

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  • Steve

    It doesn’t really matter who said it. It’s a ridiculous and deceiving sentiment either way.

  • satcomguy

    I didn’t realize it was Gandhi that said that; thanks!

    I’ve been arguing with loonies at WND and called them on that particular bit of nonsense when the majority of posters there referred to gays as “subhuman mutants,” etc. So much for loving the “sinner,” eh?

    Disingenuous bastards!