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Old 12-10-2008, 12:08 PM   #261
Achilles
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I'm not saying there isn't a "stick". But "threatening the masses with hell and then telling them there's only one way to avoid it" is medieval.
I agree it's medieval, but that doesn't mean that it isn't going on today.

Unless, of course, you'd like to provide evidence that christian doctrine no longer teaches that jesus christ is your lord and savior (what is he saving you from, eh?).

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This doesn't mean that there are not people wich uses such teachings, but the "carrot" is the main objective nowadays of Christianity.
Your opinion and not iota more, sir.

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"Regret for your sins." I can't see the problem with that. The majority of religions has some kind of "threat". This is not a Christianity exclusive.
First, "other religions do it too" is not an argument. Second, jainism.

Lastly, is there a reason you didn't address my other points? One might assume that you are conceding them.
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