How’s that for a title to a blog post? So what do you think ... does the pope believe in god?
Seriously. The one thing we can be sure of is that the pope believes in power, influence, control, politics – and huge amounts of wealth. And he gets all of those things by making sure that OTHERS believe that there is a god.
It’s a great system – the church has countless laborers all across the globe who have embraced a life of poverty, yet they spend their time recruiting new members and collecting donations for the church. Sure, half of it gets used for local charity, and some (certainly not all) of these projects actually do some good, but a large percentage of the money goes all the way to the top. It’s the greatest scam ever invented! Way better than any other pyramid scheme – they’ve even managed to make it tax deductable!
I’m not saying the pope isn’t a smart guy. It does take a certain degree of intelligence to More...