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Who Are The Religious Zealots? What Are Their Beliefs?
Zealots judge everyone as evil
Anti hate video - If you are not moved by this one your are truly a religious zealot
Who are the Religious Zealots?
Why is there so much turmoil in the world today?
Is it any wonder that people cannot get along with each other?
One God. One love. 10,000+ cults all proclaiming to be the "true" religion?
Religious Zealots. Who are they? What do they represent? Not me that's for sure.
Zealot defined: A member of a fanatical sect arising in Judea in the first century A.D. and militantly opposing the Roman denomination of Palestine. "A fanatical partisan".
These are people who represent three things:
- Fear, guilt and control.
Either singularly or in any combinations of two, or all three.
With the, 'all three', combination being the most dangerous and destructive to themselves, others; or both.
The most destructive
- Religious Fear in our Hearts. Strictly for Profit.
Should people be forced to live their lives in fear, ignorance, and the threat of eternal punishment so that religion can prosper?
Destructive human conditions:
fear, guilt, control defined:
Guilt for being, or doing, what the bible, family, society or the pastor has erroneously taught to be a "sin against God".
Morbid fear of the consequences of having, hidden, subconscious, or repressed feelings being discovered by others, who will undoubtedly pass judgement upon you for them.
Power . The "control" over other human beings that surreptitiously replaces the 'control' over our lives, by parents, pastors, public consensus, private abusers, either physically or mentally, or both; or any combination of those controlling factors.
- The Gender wars. Teaching Religion versus Reality.
Teaching children religion instead of reality causes social discord.
Negative effects on children
This kind of religious 'control' over youthful minds inevitably only leads to anger, hatred, and revenge; if not directly at one individual, then toward others who are perceived to be "like" their own abusers.
The best analogy, in today's times, that i can refer to, that everyone can understand, is the adamant fervor that radicals have:
the ignorant and unfounded fear of the homosexual population.
The lack of understanding of how nature works is the common denominator of the sum of all of this societal hatred and bigotry.
This lack of understanding is most prevalent in the religious sectors, for several reasons:
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The greatest blame, and shame, goes to religious leaders.
They are the ones that insist on clinging to old, passe` "values" based on control, through guilt and fear.
Fear of God's punishment, yes, but more so, the fear of the loss of control, they have enjoyed over multitudes of people for many years. They are extremely reluctant to give up this psychological (and financial) control, whether it is subconscious or not, is debatable, but most likely it is deliberate.
It must have been quite traumatic and fearful for those religious leaders to have to yield some of their beliefs to the cold reality of science; when it was proven that the world was indeed not flat; not the center of the universe, or that the sun and other planets did not revolve around the earth. (just a few examples)
All of the churches' teachings that were abandoned by those realities of science were concessions that they did not give up easily, or without extensive argument and debate.
Some still believe that civilization began 6,000 years ago and that Satan is the cause of all of mankind's troubles.
Reality check: Man is responsible and the cause of all of mankind's evils and problems. Although it is easier, and less painful, to blame an unseen enemy; the facts are quite evident that man is his own worst enemy; with his relentless pursuit of greed and power over others, and his unwillingness to concede that we just might be the cause of our own troubles after all.
- Are People Born Gay? Or just dancing to the beat of a different drummer?
Are People Born Gay? What an absurd question. Apparently there is not enough education, or even logic, on this subject. We are prisoners to the religious fanatics.
Clinging to the past
By continuously trying to live in the past, and fretting over the future, we are all cheating ourselves out of the joys of today.
The last vestiges of this control over others still clings to our society like a wad of gum stuck on the sole of your shoe.It will not go away unless we consciously remove it. We know it doesn't belong there and is a hindrance to our steady gait toward our destined evolutionary process.
Clinging to an erroneous belief that the rise in homosexuality is in some way the fault of Satan, is a personal affront to our Creator - a slap in his (or her) proverbial face.
Reality check: If mankind continues to proliferate exponentially, as it is doing, it will be our complete undoing instead. The earth cannot sustain itself and accommodate the abuse imposed on it by mankind in all its greed motivated actions and the stupidity of fighting birth control efforts to save humanity and the planet from overpopulation. And add to that the stupidity of denial that this is our creators' way of controlling human population and saving humanity from itself.
What exactly are we doing here?
Are religious zealots delusional?
No freedom of religious choice
You, who are the inane religious zealots, can cling to your fairytale beliefs of past "miracles" , superstitions, supernatural events; and mysticism, and the total control over your lives by an unseen entity.
But, by doing so, you also defy your own beliefs by continuing to "assume", the untruth, that our Creator (as mother nature) is NOT capable, or willing, to alter our genetic makeup to slow down, or stop the inevitable destruction of the earth, by overpopulation.
The religious leaders have twisted truth throughout the ages, since the invention of religion itself, to satisfy its own needs to appear in control.
But, in reality man has never been in control of anything except his own destruction by his incessant quest for that control, self emulation, and self gratification.
We need to let go of the past, so we can move on into the future.
Our Creator did not put all these wonders in front of us to have them ignored, misinterpreted by ignorance, or quashed by a few "conservatives" who want to hold on to their dollars, their power, and their past beliefs.
[Personal interjection warranted here: To you republicans - get over yourselves - every time you see the word "conservatives" it does not mean you - unless of course you are the cause of the stagnation of human growth and development].
With so much talk about the impending 2012 changes and trying to make sense of the future by making the "revelations" of the past "seers" fit to our times - we are neglecting the present and the truth; and ultimately the future.
So, please make a conscious and concerted effort to overcome the hatred that is running rampant in this country today, before we end up a totally subservient society that will, one day, have the need to rise against the 'establishment' in revolt, to get back our own basic freedoms and dignity, that are slowly being legislatively taken from us.
Stop the greed and Stop the hate.
Promote love and peace, before its too late.
by: d.william 02/13/11
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