Purpose of life not found in Bible

July 22, 2013 

Since time began, man has been searching for an answer to the questions of why are we here and why do we die?

We are terrified of our mortality. Our natural instinct for survival demands us to look for answers, so comes into play religion. Everyone's conclusions will differ. The Bible is one of the most-read books of mankind and also one of the most misunderstood because of its contradictions. It is one of the most violent books ever written, speaking of murder, incest, parents killing their children and children killing their parents.

Religion has been the No. 1 killer since man evolved. How sad that before we humans evolve enough to understand these things and religion becomes a thing of the past, millions more will fall under its will.

The misbehavior of non-Christians and so-called Christians run a close second to each other. The purpose of life is to love one another, help one another and take care of our beautiful planet so that it can take care of us. And teach our children to do the same.

MARY BURCH

Modesto

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