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Christianity a copy cat religion?
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Posted 9/9/09 , edited 1/16/10



Cults are religions that are not main stream. Yes most cults are tied in with brainwashing, but that can be said about most religions as well. No Cults are just religions its a name use for religions that are not large. Roman times Christianity was a cult, why because it was very small, not a mainstream religion.
That is all a cult is.. A religion that is not that big.

The word Cult fallowing, is worshiping something this word can be used for actors, or movies, or even games. If there is a group of people and the eat sleep and dream only about a actor and that can be known as a cult fallowing.
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Yes lol ive been reading Christianity is nothing more than a copy cat it comes from Mithra i had been reading about that. Glad some one posted this but of course Diggs is going tell you that the creationist den of lies and nonsense are fact as usual...id rather watch paint dry than to read that bullshit. Sad but the research you believe in Diggs is considered to be nothing but garbage spouted by the creationist and shunned by rational minds. Christianity is a fad! thats great Darkphoenix lol i think its a fad too lol that and the fact that some people are really stupid.
Posted 1/14/10
Its not logical that more religion system you came name, the more that you think you know about the bible. You cannot easily account for the unity of theme, purpose and elements of the Bible, because it is not one book. The Bible is multiple works collections of 66 books and letters produced by different authors, from different social, and across through many different centuries.[/b]

When theorized certain elements between Scriptures and other religions or philosophies, you had to look at the difference, not similarities alone, then understand how the comparisons were drawn. Unable to directly disprove the Bible, certain critics have refuted lesser adversary and then proves that Christianity (and Judaism) 'just another religion', is wrong, equally. Also the terms such as 'baptism' and 'sacrifice' had been used loosely in comparing other religions for casual observer, therefore mistaken as related when in reality there is none

Example. When claiming the Bible's resurrection of Jesus was an idea inspired by Egyptian Book of the Dead about a sliced-up God was resurrected; or when Canaanite Baal was killed by Mot in battle, Anath buried pieces of Baal's body and then she goes and cut Mot into pieces, and later Baals return to life. The Book of Dead and Cannanite Story had no claim of any witness to its events, nor does reveal any evidence from. Its nothing more than featured explanation of fertility cycles or seasons.


While both stories had resurrection in it like Jesus, none of these stories are similar to the event of death and resurrection of Jesus in either symbolism or details. Jesus is not hack up into pieces nor resemble cycles of nature. By significant contract, Jesus is a proven historical figure for whom a great deal of written material exists including ancient non-Christian sources like Roman Historian Flavius Josephus.

Posted 1/15/10
Religion: ideas. For what? Whatever you want.

I see all that has transpired over thousands of years as petty. If only, IF ONLY, could we toss all the squabbling aside and harmonize. That will likely never happen. We can dream at least. Not everyone will accept certain gods no matter how much they are spoken of in a positive light. People I feel want difference so that there is more color in our world, even if that color ends up being blood.

Whatever we believe in, let's at least try to keep things on the down low. Holy wars are unnecessary.
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this so incorrect ... in fact jesus did not fulfill ANY of the Old Testament prophecies - because there were none about him. You have been seriously lied to.

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Posted 6/14/11
Instead of saying Christianity is a copy cat, try looking at religions in a mystic (mysticism) way.
All of what you just stated are just what the church believes to be true, yet you forgot the many other gospels and books that were not included in the bible.
How about the 13th disciple of jesus which was mary the magdalene?
The date of jesus's birth might not be accurate but a recent discovery states that around jesus's birth time, there was a nova which is believed to have led the 3 magi's to seek jesus.
But let's say that christianity is really a copy cat from other religions, doesn't that mean that MAYBE there is truth behind it?
Don't you think it's not coincidence that all these men and women are coming with the same message?
But then again nothing we do is original, everything we do has a reason and came because of a previous event, it might not be accepted as a scientific evidence and reasoning, but science can't possibly know everything at once if at all...
It might take science a lot of years to be capable to explain the spiritual side of life, but you and I and everyone else can't deny that there is something beyond physical touch..maybe a spirit, maybe a creator, energy, it could be anything.
So as long as science can't prove OR in fact disproves spirituality, everything is in question, may it be jesus or someone else.
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All the former Gods through the Ugaritic ,the Egyptian ,the Babylonian,The Medo-Persian,the Hittite,The Roman and all the Gods and Godessess of the Orient and the myriads of others not named started from a first which were the angels the messengers of God who fell away and did not keep their first estate.With the knowledge of the heavens the power of fire, and alchemy and divinations and magics and charms weaponry husbandry astronomy etc etc .Started the false ball rolling and all proior hx is based on these elements having a likeness but not the whole truth.Since there where both the fallen and those that maintained loyalty to God ,you will find goodness and evil alike in rulers kings and prophets.All that has come before does not take away from the revealed truth of Christ Jesus,Yeshuah Messiah.He alone claimed himself the son of God and performed miracle to help others not to worship himself and his ascension to heaven and return, has witnesses in our recent enough hx to be proved and believed archeologically scientifically,astronomically and mathmatically.The bottom line is do you believe in God or not do you believe in a savior or not.If you do do you follow the prnicipales of love and brotherhood.All else is intellectual arrogance and disdain, and therefore rebeellion.As to Jesus birthday there is no way it was in december because he is represented as first fruit which is in the spring.
Posted 6/26/11
Yes. So let's go back to whatever the first one is and practice that.
Posted 6/26/11

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All the former Gods through the Ugaritic ,the Egyptian ,the Babylonian,The Medo-Persian,the Hittite,The Roman and all the Gods and Godessess of the Orient and the myriads of others not named started from a first which were the angels the messengers of God who fell away and did not keep their first estate.With the knowledge of the heavens the power of fire, and alchemy and divinations and magics and charms weaponry husbandry astronomy etc etc .Started the false ball rolling and all proior hx is based on these elements having a likeness but not the whole truth.Since there where both the fallen and those that maintained loyalty to God ,you will find goodness and evil alike in rulers kings and prophets.All that has come before does not take away from the revealed truth of Christ Jesus,Yeshuah Messiah.He alone claimed himself the son of God and performed miracle to help others not to worship himself and his ascension to heaven and return, has witnesses in our recent enough hx to be proved and believed archeologically scientifically,astronomically and mathmatically.The bottom line is do you believe in God or not do you believe in a savior or not.If you do do you follow the prnicipales of love and brotherhood.All else is intellectual arrogance and disdain, and therefore rebeellion.As to Jesus birthday there is no way it was in december because he is represented as first fruit which is in the spring.


That's pretty funny, man. I think all the gods were instead contrived by a giant king cobra named Ophid who came here from a jungle planet called Hiss. Don't believe me? Well, sorry, but that is gonna be a holy war brought to your door, fella.
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Posted 6/27/11

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Yes. So let's go back to whatever the first one is and practice that.


the first known religion did not worship gods , No they worshipped Earth and Aliens that crashed landed on earth
Posted 6/27/11

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Half-Bliss wrote:

Yes. So let's go back to whatever the first one is and practice that.


the first known religion did not worship gods , No they worshipped Earth and Aliens that crashed landed on earth


Are you positive? Sounds like that damn Scientology to me.
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The Angels/messengers were the aliens.Not Gods but but created beings immortal made of fire.Until some decided they didn't like the current administration and then they turned from the originator of the universe and of time to try there own version of running the world and made man who was created in Gods image a slave to them. Nothing has been quite right since.Man has had 6 thousand years to rework what the angels wrought but God is about to step in for the last and final time ..Don't believe scoff and mock if you want but the days of this type of arrogance are almost over..I will pray for you to figure it out before its too late.
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Posted 6/28/11

Half-Bliss wrote:


Darkphoenix3450 wrote:


Half-Bliss wrote:

Yes. So let's go back to whatever the first one is and practice that.


the first known religion did not worship gods , No they worshipped Earth and Aliens that crashed landed on earth


Are you positive? Sounds like that damn Scientology to me.


The Dogon's is a group that has been worshipping Aliens for over 9000 years long before the concept of a single god. Funny thing is the idea of a virgin birth comes from them. Seems the alien did not mate to give birth.
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Half-Bliss wrote:


Darkphoenix3450 wrote:


Half-Bliss wrote:

Yes. So let's go back to whatever the first one is and practice that.


the first known religion did not worship gods , No they worshipped Earth and Aliens that crashed landed on earth


Are you positive? Sounds like that damn Scientology to me.


The Dogon's is a group that has been worshipping Aliens for over 9000 years long before the concept of a single god. Funny thing is the idea of a virgin birth comes from them. Seems the alien did not mate to give birth.
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Posted 6/28/11

Half-Bliss wrote:


Darkphoenix3450 wrote:


Half-Bliss wrote:

Yes. So let's go back to whatever the first one is and practice that.


the first known religion did not worship gods , No they worshipped Earth and Aliens that crashed landed on earth


Are you positive? Sounds like that damn Scientology to me.


The Dogon's is a group that has been worshipping Aliens for over 9000 years long before the idea of a single god concept.
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you could argue that judaism is also a copycat religion, sampson and heracles both have similiarities( one was written long before the other) both were done in by woman( dianara and dalihla ( hmm both have similar names too!) and both had incredible strength.( though christianity has this story as well)

the creation myth .. of one man one woman... the chinese creation of man myth was toldlong before the bible .. and it's starts off with fu xi and nu wa

the flood myth was in greek myth( story goes zeus saw humans eating other humans and had posiedan send a flood ( this kindof ticked him off as his siblings were eaten by thier father...)

both romulus and remus were born to a vestal virgin( the 3 were sent to drown by her father and she died... they were raised by a she-wolf)

the concept of hell, heaven and purgatory are also from greek myth as the underworld has 3 levels

the term hell is directly taken from norse myth as thier goddess of death is HEL

the concept of angels is also taken from various world myths in the form of winged beasts and hermes the messenger god has a either winged helmet or winged sandals ( gabriel in the bible is the messenger angel )

the concept of bringing someone back to life ( lazarus) again another greek myth as asclepius god on healing was so good at his job he raised a man back from the dead( however he was punished by zeus)

in catholocism , the trinity is god being the father, son and holy spirit... well the concept of a god having different personas is also in various world myths long before christ

pandora and eve also have distinct similarities as both are the world's first human woman and both brought misfortune by not obeying a rule

christmas is directly taken from saturnalia and various winter solstice pagan holidays


honestly only difference of christianity and judaism and islam .. is concept of only one god... all the rest is ripped off

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It is not surprising that there are a lot of topics accusing Christianity as fake since it has been that way for thousands of years now. All I know is that all questions about Christianity have already been answered, its just that, some where not publicly shared. (Mostly because that will make them look bad and they dont want it.)

I also noticed that some controversial questions about Christianity usually turns out as false as time passes by. Some of which are repeatedly brought up because, again, they were not aware that it has been already answered.

Anyway, it will all depend with your faith in God. Im not saying that we should follow him blindly, but if you have faith then you must believe, If its not enough then look for a reliable source because for all I know, there are really a lot of Christian haters around the world. (Why is that?)
Posted 9/24/11
I believe, that Christianity, like anything else that becomes big, was started by a human. I say, humans are just afraid to see that there is a possible chance that there is nobody more "powerful" whom is watching over them. To be out in the world alone, it's scary, thus religion is of use. For that glimpse of hope and such, that there is a valid reason why we are put on this Earth, not just that cause some couple decided to have sex and have a possible chance of having a kid,whose features could have varied in so many ways,but ending up to be you. I say, Christianity, like anything else is kind of like a tale, it's far-fetched, but it has valid reasons. This comes true to other religions as well,at least for me. The mind of a human being is very powerful, so if one believes hard enough they can, at least in my perspective, trick themselves into seeing the things in which they believe is true. I personally don't follow the belief, for it appoints to a higher being, deeming me as if powerless. I don't want to live life always thinking that , no I didn't do this by myself, I did it cause this higher being was kind enough to let me make it there.Really,at least for me, every religion copies one another in a way.
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