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Best Answer Austinstar says
Oh yea, the song is "Amazing Grace". And it is amazing that religionists firmly believe that a god would who would curse all humans to be "sinners" would then "save" them from himself?
"Amazing Grace" was written in 1779 by John Newton, who used to operate slave ships. After doing it for many years, remorse drove him to quit and write the song. Grace may have saved him, but it didn't send a single slave back to Africa.
True, yoleen. And it still amazes me that the very people most opressed by Christianity call themselves Christians. Slave descedants, native americans, women, children. Truly, you have to be rich white and male to be a Real Christian!
Ironically, "Amazing Grace" is a popular hymn in black churches! To tell you the truth, that song has always given me the creeps, even before I knew its story.
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This is the truth about religion. They need it to be true to justify their judgmental attitude toward life. You summed up my point very well.