Who was Jesus? A psychological profile of the man
How much is reality? How much is wishful thinking?
Was Jesus really a saint and savior?
Or a disillusioned man who pushed the government too far.
Nothing has changed except in the minds of his followers with their persistently rabid beliefs.
This hub was prompted by a question asked on 4/19/2013 by hubber CrescentSkies:
What would you do if you found out Jesus was evil? (link provided below)
It takes very little intelligence to believe what we are taught as children.
It is instinctual to believe what our parents tell us. There is no reason not to - until - the age of reasoning dawns on our intellect. That developmental crossroad when we attain that power of the mind by which one "knows"; or develops, that faculty of the mind by which we can "rationally" understand complex concepts. (cognitive awareness).
- What Would You Do If You Found Out Jesus Was Evil?
Listing of the answers to the question: What Would You Do If You Found Out Jesus Was Evil? Just a thought, what would you do if you discovered Jesus was actually evil and people were forced to record him doing all these good deeds? Please keep religi
Religion falls within this category
The beginning of a legend
Two thousand and 46 years ago the vast majority of the general public was uneducated and ruled by superstition, mysticism and bombarded by 'religious' fears prompted by a few individuals who gave themselves false status of having 'godly' privileges they did not deserve.
In times when most everything was considered immoral and sinful, a young woman who became pregnant outside of marriage was publicly humiliated and oftentimes stoned to death. (apparently the only religiously accepted form of abortion).
A young unmarried couple, finding themselves in such a predicament had few options.
To prevent ostracism (banishment from their small inclusive communities), or worse, they concocted a story explaining the pregnancy as something ''godly'' instead of ''worldly''.
Ancient religions all predicted that one day a messiah would come into the world to save the people form ''evil'' . It was easy for the uneducated masses who were so totally oppressed by government, to believe that this was true.
The allegations of this unmarried couple saved them from the wrath of the superstitious and deadly consequences of the situation they found themselves in - and so the stage was set.
- Was Jesus Crazy?
Exploring the possibility that Jesus Christ was mentally deranged, based on the symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia and stories from Jesus' life.
The man becomes what childhood taught him
After the birth of the child, he was lauded by the people as being the 'son of god' as predicated by ancient religions.
That belief was deeply implanted into the mind of the child and he believed it as well.
The claims of the parents were successfully superimposed onto the child.
The child saw himself as more than others; and the concept of "delusions of grandeur" beset the boy and grew with his transition to the man he was to become.
That young man became a political rebel and he consistently challenged the oppressive authority of government over the people.
This young man's transition from public emulation to self-emulation became complete.
As followers gathered around him he became more confident, more vocal, and more rebellious against the government.
He saw himself as infallible, or incapable of error (as most young adults do), in defining doctrines touching faith, or morals, while railing against an unjust and corrupt government.
This incontrovertible belief emboldened him to publicly confront government abuse and led to his crucifixion, which was the governments primary method of public humiliation to put a stop to others who might consider standing up to them as well.
The government did not anticipate the extent of the growing numbers of followers of Jesus who actually believed him to be their savior.
Creation of the "holy bible"
- Banned From the Bible. The Lost History of Solomon and Lilith.
How deep are the sins of man? All the religious lies are damning us to a life of emotional damage, guilt, and hatred.
Cashing in on a legend
300 years after the government caused the martyrdom (the suffering of death on account of adherence to a cause, especially to one's religious faith) of Jesus, they decided to metaphorically 'cash in' on their mistake.
So they created a government religion emulating the 'savior' of the people in the form of the ever so corrupt roman catholic church.
Christianity was borne out of political need.
It boggles the mind that 2,013 years later, people still believe such a 'miracle' truly happened; and zealots will still kill other humans to maintain this belief started by a corrupt government centuries ago.
Even more mind boggling is to see that governments are still as corrupt and still using religion to control the masses through ignorance and fear.
This being the obvious facts of today, as well as 2,000 years ago, would give any logical person pause in their beliefs that the son of god was sent to this earth to free them from evil.
That certainly has never been done.
Saint or sinner
Jesus was neither evil, or a saint.
Nor was he a 'messiah' or the 'savior' of mankind.
He was, as we humans all are, flesh and blood; but with a driving passion to stand up to an oppressive government that exploited people for profit and control.
Nothing has changed one iota since his demise.
Instead it has gotten worse as the self serving are gaining in numbers over the 'common' people.
And we, as a people, still delude ourselves into believing that what ever happens to us is simply "God's will".
This cop out is why we find ourselves in the position we are still in today with corrupt politicians, and corrupt corporate America, and corrupt religious leaders, running (and ruining) our lives.
by: d.william 4/26/2013
The delusions of humanity
The God Delusion 3/5 Truly Frightening
The Bible is Mostly NOT Factual. How can any logical person believe in such fantasy?
Killing for God? Is this Delusional? Truly Frightening.
© 2013 d.william