Let me break this to you all gently as “god” (author of the Bible) tips his hand in the very first chapter. “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness”… Genesis 1:26
“In the day that God created man, He made him in His own likeness”. Genesis 5:1
It has been repeated ad nauseum that we do not look like him for he is incomprehensible and unimaginable. So what likely is the correlation between man and god? What is his image and likeness?—Behavior—the capacity to be horrible. But, by quite the anomaly some of his creatures refuse to do his bidding. To some, the chaos, division, and brutality doesn’t bode well. So, a few now and then break away, and by calling our own shots find a peaceful calm and left guilt, hate, division, and the killing of every–thing behind.
Convincing his subjects they are evil is a bad parenting technique for human kind. Children raised in such a fashion with the belt, the ridicule, the threats, the name calling, struggle to find self worth and peace the rest of their days and continue the cycle initiated by “god”, who continues to shift his morality to keep up with the demands of man—at least the mankind that shows we know better. We are doing better. And as we struggle to break free from the tyranny, shaking the hive, so to speak, has angered the
bees apologists, to the point of ridiculous wordplay to protect their Nero.
“With the tongue we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness“. James 3:9 He too blesses himself and curses us if we don’t act like him. God curses us, his servants curse us. Man has proved difficult with his occasional inclination to be kind, to do good, to be accepting of others, which comes to full fruition after leaving the system of religious tyranny we became accustomed to protect.
Does it anger him that we have broken away from the system he created and refuse to contribute to the misery? I think so…It certainly angers his servants. If this life were actually a test, the test would be to see if man had the integrity to break away from an obviously immoral system that produces everything evil, all while calling it good.
“To those who believe in God I say, seek not in institutions, books or theological arguments to find God: look at your species and how it interacts with others and with its environment. There is the mind of God in action”—Sha’Tara
Man has created a bible to guide us in continuation of miserable human nature of the time, projecting itself on the “god figure” as a progenote to some type of authority, but it is us who have adopted this monstrosity we call god because that is who most of “us” are. Do you want to be adorned, become eternally heaven-bound, and also have the final say in everything as a judge in Israel? Welcome to godhood…Nero
Man’s indoctrinated presupposition that the Bible is good, is the only reason one could consider it good. It’s resulting bloodbath and genocidal rage has been inflicted on the world for generations in the writers name. And the author who despises us, is in our own image and likeness.