By Robert G. Ingersoll

The phrases 'blasphemy', 'evil' and 'pagan' have been hurled at Robert Ingersoll via the prepared Christian Church from the instant he made his first statement from the pulpit. And, regardless of their unanimous rejection, his phrases survive via at the present time. As proven during this textual content his prose was once terse, biting, slicing and a little conceited for he felt it used to be his objective to deliver the sacred scriptures into the glare of a extra real looking realm. Deemed as being written hundreds of thousands of years after the actual fact, he observed the Bible as being not anything greater than an exhaggerated sequence of people stories that have been passed down by way of a handful of people that, for his or her personal cohesion and value, self-proclaimed themselves as being 'God's selected ones'. whereas Mr. Ingersoll bargains no clinical evidence that his statements have validity (other than easy good judgment) he asks the questions that experience prompted the doubt and anger that religionists have repressed in the course of the centuries. From Galileo even though Darwin through...

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He had begun to decay. Lazarus did not excite the least interest. No one asked him about the other world. No one inquired of him about their dead friends. When he died the second time no one said: "He is not afraid. " We do not believe in the miracles of Mohammed, and yet they are as well attested as this. We have no confidence in the miracles performed by Joseph Smith, and yet the evidence is far greater, far better. If a man should go about now pretending to raise the dead, pretending to cast out devils, we would regard him as insane.

And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues. They shall take up serpents, and if they drink any deadly thing it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover. " Is it possible that this description was written by one who witnessed this miracle? This miracle is described by Luke as follows. " Neither Luke, nor Matthew, nor John, nor the writer of the Acts, heard one word of the conversation attributed to Christ by Mark.

The Etruscan, Babylonian, Phoenician, Chaldean and the Egyptian stories are much the same. The Persians, Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Hindus have their Garden of Eden and the Tree of Life. So the Persians, the Babylonians, the Nubians, the people of Southern India, all had the story of the fall of man and the subtle serpent. The Chinese say that sin came into the world by the disobedience of woman. And even the Tahitians tell us that man was created from the earth, and the first woman from one of his bones.

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