"Kevin" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > Jesus and Lucifer don't really make a good comparison... A much better > comparison would be The Apostle John and Lucifer... Jesus is normal > and like most normal people, he wants to be abnormal... As a > consequence, Jesus acts impulsively.
It does seem that "normal" people get a thrill out of trying to seem "abnormal"...perhaps "special." But there is also a fairly narrow window of "abnormality" that is allowed before one is ostracized or persecuted. Why is it that some abnormality can make one appear charismatic and even bestow credibility.... but if one goes over the limit they are undesirable and their ideas are discredited and dismissed?
Did Jesus find a most effective balance?
> Jesus wants to be Elijah, but he can't be Elijah. > Jesus is contrarianish... You can hold his impulsiveness > against him but he is likely to disagree with your assessment of him. > If I say, 'Jesus didn't believe in the reality of demons as a cause > but rather used demonology as a political tool.', then Jesus is apt to > respond,'No, Kevin, I really do believe that demons are the cause.' so > it is easy enough to be Jesus simply be being a contrarian (or by > believing in demons as the cause). > > The Apostle John seems to be an advocate for a simpler way of life and > he uses his artistic flair to get his point across... So step one: > Kick all the smart people to the curb... OK, well, I think we got that > covered... what's next, John? Step two: beat all of our swords into > plowshares!!! See, now we run into a problem while the original > problem still remains. Lucifer and Elijah have issues with each > other... Elijah has a better approach to the problem. The Apostle > John is Lucifer but his fortunes lie with Jesus whom Elijah doesn't > have a problem with. If ya ask me who the smartest people on earth are > then I would say that it would have to be successful artists... Money > ain't for nothing and the chicks are for free. If ya want to kick all > the smart people to the curb, then why don't you start with the > artists instead of the Aerospace Engineers?