Brain Food About Religion

Topics: Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden, Adam Pages: 4 (1391 words) Published: March 7, 2013
To start, I am a Catholic myself, these are simply interesting thoughts for discussion. I do acknowledge that this probably fits best in r/atheism, as it denies the involvement of a higher deity. My goal is not to be sacrilegious. Before I begin, I would just like to let all of you redditors out there know that this is going to be **a book**. If I had the time or the desire I could probably actually write a book about this, so beware the mother of all blocks. In addition, this is not just for religious people; I'm even some atheists/agnostics would find this simply interesting. I also do not actually believe this theory as my religion; I am simply presenting some thoughts that crossed my mind. Don't think about this too hard, or you will realize that it is all a paradox...

**Jesus Christ: Time Traveler**
*A Bizarre, Yet Almost Logical Explanation of Religion*

Once upon a time, a man walked this earth named Jesus. He performed miracles, spoke of the future, and is the figure head of a religion with over 2 billion followers; Christianity. Most Christians either believe that every word of the bible is meant to be taken 100% literally, or it is to be interpreted, meaning we should examine what the writers were *trying* to say. I'm here to propose a rather radical explanation of why **everything written in the Bible may be 100% true**. Yes you read that correctly.

Now why is it so difficult to believe that everything written in the bible happened word for word, play by play? Personally, I can't remember the last time I saw a blind man have his vision restored, or a person tell the future, or someone walk on water. This logically, makes me doubt (very strongly) that all of those crazy stories actually occurred. The sheer improbability and unnaturalness (is that even a word?) of the events make me very wary indeed. This led me look for a way to try to explain the things recorded in the bible (which is, officially, the single best historical...
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