> > Donít letís appeal to the Chinese, for example, where people can read and study > > evidence and have a civilization. Letís go to the desert and have another > revelation > > there. This is nonsense. It canít be believed by a thinking person. --Christopher > > Hitchens > > We lived a similar experience. It's not a coincidence our population believed in many > different gods for every different purpose... just like Greeks. Then suddenly Spanish > came to invade our lands. We lived in heresy because of our beliefs and also refused, > among other things, to take a white woman as the mother of Christ. The solution: > invent a miracle where a common native meets this mother of Christ with color flesh > similar to us. See, this god or their son didn't appear for millenniums and suddenly, > when Spanish had trouble conquering our lands and impose their beliefs to makes us > obey, they appear. This "Virgen de Guadalupe" miraculously comes to tell us we should > believe in Christ and follow their path. > > Conclusion: Religion is the primitiveness form of politics. Anything written or > taught through a Bible is not different than doing it with a Constitution. I don't > need to mention anything between differencing a priest from a politician.