A Modern Day Miracle? Revising Religious opinions. A long and difficult process.

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The desperate need for revision--

It has been a long and difficult process.

The long overdue modernization of religious beliefs is about to take shape in this world.

It is truly a modern day miracle.

Several years ago, i wrote an article on the anthropological view of the persecution of homosexuals in the world. It entailed the origin of this mass persecution, why it began; and why it continues today.

The beginning of this persecution originated from flawed religious beliefs. It has been vastly promoted and fueled by those very same flawed beliefs over the past 2,000 years.

I proposed that the societal views could only be changed in one of two ways, or hopefully both, for a more rapid transition from the past fantasies into the reality of today that will shape our future in the direction of sanity, logic, and common sense:

1. Scientific proof that the phenomenon of homosexuality is genetic in nature
2. And/or by Papal decree.

The first is obvious by its very nature. The genetic link that defines a person's sexuality has been known since the study of genetics began. It was suppressed because of the ramifications it would have on religious beliefs around the world, and the career killing potential for anyone who voiced this truth. Sadly enough, the scientific world chose to allow the hatred and discrimination to continue over 'slighting' the religious communities.

The second was unlikely since the flawed religious dogma originated from the top leaders of the largest cult in the world: the catholics. And that too, was for obvious political reasons.

Today, the basis for all that hate and persecution is being challenged by the court system. But the problem with that premise is that those who sit in judgment are also victims of those religious cults, since their views, and their perspectives, are also tainted by those very flawed religious beliefs instilled in them during their religious indoctrination as children.

Deprogramming adults so that they are not tainted by biased hate is a long and tedious process and it is frowned upon by society. Especially by the major religions whose followers are like frightened sheep following their flawed dogma blindly

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A brave new world emerging

There is a new Pope in town. Pope Francis. The first realist to ever head such a huge cult.

By nature all cult leaders demand control over their followers and demand a "blind faith" following.

Also in today's world (2013) we find that there are few, if any, leaders that can be trusted to do what is right, and just, for the people they control, since it might cause them to relinquish some of their almighty power over the population. Giving up such emotional (psychological) control is difficult when "power" over others reigns supreme in all aspects of our society.

Pope Francis is a brave and daring "leader" and just might be the catalyst for needed fundamental changes in the base mind set of the flawed ideas of the religious past.

Let's take a poll

A recent poll of catholics shows that more than 70% of lay catholics in the U.S.A. say that homosexuality should be accepted by society.

The less than one third of the lay catholics (Christians) are the die-hard haters who want to continue their psychological war based on their flawed teachings that they were forced to believe as children during their personal indoctrination processes, in their respective religious cults.

Catholic confusion

What are we to believe?

Hopefully that shift in basic beliefs will move toward the light of reality and out of the realm of the nonsensical superstitious beliefs of the past.

The following is from an article by Sharon Groves. She is the director of HRC religion and faith program.

Bold words from the Pope

Quote:

''Pope Francis recently made headlines when he articulated a vision for the Roman Catholic Church that calls on its leaders to return to the core teaching of Christianity: {the freshness and fragrance of the Gospel}.

The Gospel asks us not to judge, and Pope Francis told us: we should not only refrain from judging priests, but all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-gender people."

These are truly bold and amazing words from an organization that has promoted that very hatred and persecution since its very conception in the fourth century A.D.

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The article referenced is on page 16 of that publication.

World changing views

Do you believe it is possible to change religious views to reflect the times?

  • yes.
  • no.
  • It is not possilble
  • Religious teachings should never be changed
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WiccanSage 2 years ago

This is interesting, and I'm going to have to look up the other article you mentioned writing a few years ago. I think religious beliefs are always changing to reflect the culture/society. Official doctrine changes when religious leaders realize it's going to come down to a change or religious extinction. Religion usually just evolves into the next phase/denomination with the changes desired by the culture. Fascinating hub.


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d.william 2 years ago from Somewhere in the south Author

W.S.: thanks for reading and your comments. While it may be true that religions do change (slowly) to fit the times we live in, the public display of hatred and intolerance by those who profess to be spewing God's words seems to be getting more vehement, violent and just plain nasty.


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always exploring 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

i was really surprised when the pope said that he would not judge homosexuluality. Maybe, just maybe, some are beginning to see the truth. We all are who we are at birth, it's a proven fact. I know there are still those who hate anyone who is different, but they are in the minority. My son Jack and i had a heated discussion yesterday about this subject. He will not attempt to see the truth. He is a staunch believer in the Baptist church. He was taught to not judge. He hates President Obama and he said that the country needs someone from the Tea Party to lead this country. The reason i am telling you this is to show you how powerful the church is. Thank's for a well written article. I watched the videos. The wealth inside the Catholic church could feed the hungry all over the world.


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d.william 2 years ago from Somewhere in the south Author

always: thanks for reading and your comments. I am surprised about your son's attitude. We would like to think that in today's world there is less of that kind of hatred, but as long as we have religions preaching that it is OK to judge and hate, the transition to common sense will take longer than we would like.

It will be interesting to see how the Pope's words resonate through the Christian community. Things always get worse before they get any better.

There will be rebellion within the christian world and probably the hate, and abuse of the gay community will suffer more for this Pope's statements, in defiance. But at least it is a move in the right direction.

And yes, it is true about the wealth of the Vatican. It is a crime that they sit on so much wealth and there is such suffering and starvation going on around the world.

Their gold is worth more than their God's preaching about charity.

I will not shed a tear if all religions fall along the wayside and hopefully take their rightful place in the deep annals of ancient history for the rest of man's existence on this planet. They have caused more pain and suffering than the good they have don.


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Akriti Mattu 18 months ago from Shimla, India

You earned yourself a fan today :)

Looking forward to read all your posts.


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d.william 18 months ago from Somewhere in the south Author

Akriti Mattu:

Thank you so much. And the same to you. Love reading your thoughts as well.

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