“It is said that men may not be the dreams of the Gods, but rather that the Gods are the dreams of men.”
– Carl Sagan
What follows illustrates the above extremely well
“Satan is a tool of God’s love in the sense that he forces us to see God’s loving patience.”
[Pat Robertson, Answers to 200 of Life’s most Probing Questions, Bantom Books, 1984]
“If you go all the way back to the days just following creation, men lived nine hundred years or more.”
[Pat Robertson, Answers to 200 of Life’s most Probing Questions, Bantom Books, 1984]
“There will never be world peace until God’s house and God’s people are given their rightful place of leadership at the top of the world. How can there be peace when drunkards, drug dealers, communists, atheists, New Age worshipers of Satan, secular humanists, oppressive dictators, greedy moneychangers, revolutionary assassins, adulterers, and homosexuals are on top?”
[Pat Robertson, The New World Order, p. 227, Word Publishing, 1991]
“Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.”
“Many of those people involved with Adolph Hitler were Satanists, many of them were homosexuals–the two things seem to go together.”
[Pat Robertson, “The 700 Club,” 1/21/93, ADL report on Religious Right, page 131]
“The Constitution of the United States, for instance, is a marvelous document for self-government by the Christian people. But the minute you turn the document into the hands of non-Christian people and atheistic people they can use it to destroy the very foundation of our society. And that’s what’s been happening.”
[Pat Robertson, The 700 Club television program, December 30, 1981]
“God is going to judge the entertainment industry.”
[Rev. Pat Robertson, Re: the fire that devastated Universal Studios. Note: the good Rev. was strangely silent
when fire destroyed his radio station, WNTR]
“AIDS is the wrath of a just God against homosexuals. To oppose it would be like an Israelite jumping in the Red Sea to save one of Pharaoh’s chariotters”.
“The idea that religion and politics don’t mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.”
Sermon, July 4, 1976
“The ACLU’s got to take a lot of blame for this.”
[Rev. Jerry Falwell, on attacks of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, to which Rev. Pat Robertson again agreed, quoted from AANEWS #958 by American Atheists (September 14, 2001)]
“The ACLU is to Christians what the American Nazi party is to Jews.”
“No, I don’t know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God.”
[George H.W. Bush, President of the United States in response to a reporters question]
“It is a just retribution for improper sexual misconduct”
[Mother Teresa, on AIDS]
“Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it. … Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory.”
[Rev. Jimmy Swaggart]
“To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous as to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin.”
[Cardinal Bellarmine, 1615, during the trial of Galileo]
“I can’t understand how all this can have happened, it’s enough to make one lose one’s faith in God!”
[Eva Braun during the last days with Hitler]
“Hence today I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator: by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord..”
[Hitler (Mein Kampf, Chapter 2)] link, link
I talk to my only friend Jesus our “LORD”! I know “JESUS” understands my terrible desires and ect. I have tords little boys! And the main reason I murdered them little “BOYS”, is because our society is so “AGAINST” the fact of “CHILDREN-DOING-SEX” together or with anybody! I believe children should be “ABLE” to do sex! And I can “ARGUE” that all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court! “SEX” is a great “GIFT” that Jesus gave us all!!!!
[Freddy Goode, serial killer, in a letter to one of his lawyers- misspellings, his]
“My children, Michael and Alex, are with our Heavenly Father now, and I know that they will never be hurt again. As a mom, that means more than words could ever say. . . My children deserve to have the best, and now they will. . . I have put my total faith in God, and he will take care of me.”
[Susan Smith, who drowned her two children, in her confession letter, Nov. 1994]
Just ask any atheist, chances are they will answer, “absolutely!” Many try to disguise discrimination against non-believers as a moral issue. Much of that is discussed in False Assumptions. That rhetoric gravely mirrors that which is used against homosexuals today and was used only decades ago against African-Americans. As acceptance for other minority groups and religions grows, Atheists will probably be the last to gain the protection under the ‘PC’ umbrella.
It has never been advantageous for religions to be accepting or even tolerant of Atheism and doubters. Their smear campaigns, criticism, censorship and punishment of dissenting opinions throughout history still echos today. It was seen strongest in the anti-communist era with Mccarthyism and is now seen in areas dominated by radical Islam.
A Newsweek poll found that 26% of registered voters think that Atheists are inherently immoral, only 29% would vote for an Atheist, and only 3% called themselves Atheists.
In another poll, 53% of US responders found Atheism ‘Unfavorable’. The next highest was Muslems at 29%.
The following exchange took place at the Chicago airport between Robert I. Sherman of American Atheist Press and George H. W. Bush, on August 27 1987.
“What will you do to win the votes of Americans who are atheists?”
“I guess I’m pretty weak in the atheist community. Faith in God is important to me.”
“Surely you recognize the equal citizenship and patriotism of Americans who are atheists?”
“No, I don’t know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.”
“Do you support as a sound constitutional principle the separation of state and church?”
“Yes, I support the separation of church and state. I’m just not very high on atheists.”
“How can there be peace when drunkards, drug dealers, communists, atheists, New Age worshipers of Satan, secular humanists … and homosexuals are on top?”
– Pat Robertson
“… atheism is none other than raw depravity – the diabolical principle at work in people who dishonor their parents, murder, lie and commit every other moral crime.” – tencommandments.org
“Not only does atheism prevent atheists from properly understanding… but it prevents their minds from being elevated enough to understand the simplest common sense facts.” – tencommandments.org
“All you atheists are *******es. None of you have fought in any wars, or have done anything dangerous.”
“Have you been burned before? If not, then you will experience it for eternity, unless you accept Christ into your heart.”-guestbook
“THIS IS BS!!!! u guys have no right!! i know u are entitled to your own religion and ur own beliefs… but that is ALL BS!!! and u should be ashamed of urself!!! u inconsiderate a$$holes!!!!!!! TO HELL W/ ALL OF Y’ALL!!!!” – guestbook
Pat Robertson speaks about atheists and Christmas on CBN’s “The 700 Club.”
Pat Robertson has been accused by evangelical Christian and creationism proponent Ken Ham of “destructive teaching,” after the televangelist stated that the existence of dinosaurs is evidence that Young Earth Creationists are wrong about the planet being 6,000 years old.
The controversy arose earlier this week when Robertson, co-hosting his “The 700 Club” program on CBN, dismissed the theory that the earth is only 6,000 years old, which Ken Ham, CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum, took offense to.
“Not only do we have to work hard to not let our kids be led astray by the anti-God teaching of the secularists, we have to work hard to not let them be led astray by compromising church leaders like Pat Robertson,” Ham said Wednesday in a post on Facebook.
“Pat Robertson gives more fodder to the secularists. We don’t need enemies from without the church when we have such destructive teaching within the church,” Ham added in the statement shared with those following his non-profit Christian apologetics ministry on Facebook.
Ham took offense to comments Robertson made earlier this week on his show, when responding to a viewer’s question about what to tell children about dinosaurs and the Bible.
“I know people will probably lynch me for this, but Bishop (James) Ussher, God bless him, wasn’t inspired by the Lord when he said it all took 6,000 years. It just didn’t,” Robertson said, referring to the 17th century Irish clergyman who first argued that the earth was created in 4004 B.C.
“You go back in time, you have carbon dating, all these things, and you have the carcasses of dinosaurs frozen in time.” Robertson continued. “They are out there. And so there was a time when these giant raptors were on the earth and it was before the time of the Bible. So don’t try to cover it up and make like everything was 6,000 years, that’s not the Bible.”
Ham added in another social media post on Friday that secularists have “loved” Robertson for his comments, which according to the creationist, “undermine God’s Word.”
“I still shake my head at the number of church leaders who want to appease the secularists and accept their anti-God religion of millions of years and even molecules to man evolution,” Ham wrote. “Such leaders (including Pat Robertson) have a lot to answer to the Lord for one day. Such leaders are guilty of putting stumbling blocks in the way of kids and adults in regards to believing God’s Word and the gospel.”
A debate on creationism and evolution was stirred up earlier this year after scientist Bill Nye released a video titled “Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children”, where he argued that it is dangerous to believe the earth is only 6,000 or 10,000 years old.
Answers in Genesis responded by defending the conservative position on creation, however, which states that dinosaurs were created on the same day as Adam and Eve.
“Dinosaurs are used more than almost anything else to indoctrinate children and adults in the idea of millions of years of earth history,” Ham writes in article titled “What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs?“. “However, the Bible gives us a framework for explaining dinosaurs in terms of thousands of years of history, including the mystery of when they lived and what happened to them. Two key texts are Genesis 1:24–25 and Job 40:15–24.”
CBN spokesman Roslan pointed CP to the work of Dr. William Lane Craig, a leading theologian, philosopher and founder of ReasonableFaith.org, where he defends Biblical Christianity and argues against the Young Earth Creation theory.
Christians believe in various theories regarding creation, which are outlined in a chart composed by OriginScience.com. Only the Young Earth Creation theory, however, maintains that Earth is 6,000 years old – while others agree with most scientific estimates that put the planet’s age closer to 4.5 billion years.