Debunking false dogmas.

The terror of constant brainwashing indeed spells hopelessness for billions.
A static intellect is when predetermination takes the place of honest inquiry and truth is suppressed. The culprit is misguided religion which leads to fanaticism, barbarism and superstition. This form of credulity is the catalyst of existing adverse and prejudicial conditions that have plagued mankind for nearly 5,000 years.

"When the time of destruction is at hand the intellect becomes perverted." Vridha Chan. 16:17.

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Can a fool, fool God? - Feb 08, 2002
What Baseball-club owner would pay his worst ball-player the same money as his best? Since he is the owner he can do anything and even through compassion make such a reward. But let's measure the disadvantages of such a measure, his club would go bankrupt because his worst players would never strive to be better while his best players would do less since it makes no sense to be the best. Baseball will become non-competitive and the millions who would be deprived of its entertainment will no longer support it, not to mention the thousands that will be affected by employment. If there were such an owner who lacks such business sense, he would be called a fool, won't he?

 A fool has no value for time or knowledge and so he remains a fool all his life. It certainly requires no effort to be a fool and in the end he/she repents for being a fool and gains salvation. On the other hand, a wise man values his time and works diligently and strenuously daily all his life, in his efforts through austerity and abstinence to attain higher wisdom also gains salvation.

Now I ask what would we call the 'All-powerful' God of the Torah, Bible, Qur'an, Puranas, Zend Avesta, Guru Grantha, and all that other false dogmas that can do anything, who gives the same reward of heaven to both a fool and a wise man? To an intelligent soul, he is not only mortal like the Ball-club owner but even more foolish. In reality, a fool who follows a false dogma is only fooling him/herself. 
                         Redemption can only be a fool's passport to a fool's paradise.

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Romain Rollan Part II

Vijai Singh
Whoever taught you to read, write and count is mightier, how else could you know God?
Perry Hoffman
By studying the stars, planets, and fixed stars. By using reason, logic, & critical thinking to discover the natural laws and principles. That's how geometry was discovered. Repeating patterns. Navigation & distances. God is mightier. He taught us to count through his creation.

Vijai Singh
Is this your logic?
Geometry was discovered by a bunch of backward illiterate savages, who had no access to learning, by studying the stars, planets, and fixed stars, using reason, logic, & critical thinking.
Perry Hoffman
No that's also stupid. As people evolved their brains grew bigger. They started to think, speak, learn from nature. This led to the discovery of geometry. This is how we do science. The scientific method. Your own religion teaches that backward illiterate savages wrote vedas.

Vijai Singh
Continue this way and you'd have stupid people thinking you're smarter than Einstein.
"We owe a lot to Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made." Albert Einstein
Perry Hoffman
Why do you believe everything you read on the internet. Your gullible.
Einstein didn't say this. There is no source other than a Hindu missionary. You need to think!

Vijai Singh
"I'm convinced that everything has come down to us from the banks of the Ganges, astronomy, astrology, metempsychosis, etc." Voltaire
I must be thinking, how else would I know you're an idiot? Let me clarify! An idiot is one void of a source knowledge.
Perry Hoffman
“All the scientific learning that now exists, came to us from the Greeks. The schools of the Greeks were schools of science and philosophy, and it is in the knowledge of the things that science and philosophy teach that learning consists.” - Thomas Paine

Vijai Singh
Take it from an explorer who has been there.
"Leaving the Island of Ceylon and sailing westerly, you reach the subcontinent of greater India, the noblest and richest country in the world." Marco Polo, 1292.
Perry Hoffman
If I take his word I will also have to take Marco Polo's word that he saw dragons in China.

Vijai Singh
Sure, that's what a fool would do.
The noble will always be proud of the source of his wisdom.
Perry Hoffman
And so? The Christian will always be proud of the Bible. The Muslim will be proud of the Koran. But the Deist is proud of God and his revelation in the Creation.
Creation is the first revelation, it reveals that there is a God. Everything else is secondary.

Vijai Singh
Of course they are all proud, it is what Russell is saying "stupid people already have all the answers".
In your case, your God is secondary. It took a backward illiterate savages to grow brains to teach you to read, the only way you could figure out away that there is a God.