Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:Dios. Dios *Chose* not to follow the other mummies in the end of the book. He, being a megalomaniac, saw another country and decided they needed his brand of... call it what you want, religion, rulership, leading by fear of the unknown or crocodiles. He just could not see that "His Way" was not the only way, everyone else is wrong and he is the ONLY way. See any similarities with the religious issues over the last 10,000 years?
10 Commandments wrote:You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor
Jesus wrote:It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. (Matthew 19:24)
Jesus wrote:For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
The The wrote:If the real Jesus Christ were to stand up today,
He'd be gunned down cold by the CIA.
Doughnut Jimmy wrote:On a lighter note I read on Lspace that the assasins exam sequence is based on a driving test - does it actually remind anyone of their driving test? Even on rereading looking for the connections it didn't seem an obvious parody (or maybe the test has changed dramatically since '89) interested to hear what the rest of you thought?
Tonyblack wrote:Yes Pooh, I can see that, but Terry does the same thing so much better in Small Gods. Om doesn't care about rituals or even how people treat each other - he only cares that people believe in him - because that's what give him life.
swreader wrote:The problem with your theory, Pooh, is that you think the book is about religion, and it's not.
swreader wrote:If we don't attack them, they'll attack us first," said Ibid.
"'Sright," said Xeno. "So we'd better retaliate before they have a chance to strike." (Shades of G. Bush & Donald Rumsfeld)
Crys wrote:The problem of Jesus returning is noone would ever, ever believe it. Not even shot him, because he would be only a madman.
The Church would be the first to say he's a fraud because many if not all the powerful in the Church don't follow his predicaments.
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