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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Fri Jan 10, 2020, 03:32 PM

11. Convenient way for the early church to control people

Yes, your life sucks. You're hungry, poor, cold, covered in muck while we clergy are doing pretty well, but you shouldn't focus on this life but the rewards you'll have in the next unless you don't do what we tell you this book says you should do, otherwise it's torment worse than what you currently are enduring. Now here's a list of rules we want you to follow - pay special attention to the section on tithing. Oh, and it goes without saying if you don't do this, we'll torture you!

TlalocW

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