God's 12 Biggest Dick Moves in the Old Testament

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PostSun Feb 16, 2014 5:56 pm » by Tjahzi


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Before Jesus arrived and his divine father chilled out, the Old Testament God was, ironically, kind of a hellraiser. He was not a nice guy. He really liked killing people. And he may have actually been insane, if his willingness to randomly murder devout worshippers like Moses was any indication. Here are the 12 craziest, most awful things God did in the Old Testament, back before that wacked-out hippie Jesus softened him up.

1) Sending Bears to Murder Children

So a guy named Eliseus was traveling to Bethel when a bunch of kids popped up and made fun of him for being bald. That had to suck, and you can't blame Eliseus for being pissed and cursing them to God. But God had Eliseus' back, by which I mean he sent two bears to maul 42 of these kids to death. For making fun of a bald dude. I have to think Eliseus was looking for something along the lines of a spanking, or maybe the poetic justice of having the kids go bald, but nope, God went straight for the bear murder. But on the plus side, that pile of 40+ children's corpses never made fun of anybody again. (4 Kings 2:23-24)

2) Turning Lot's Wife to Salt

Most folks know about the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, two cities of sin God decided to kill everyone in instead of, you know, making them not full of sin. But this was a town that, when two angels were staying at Lot's place, gathered en masse and asked if they could rape them. I repeat: They wanted to rape angels. So they kind of had their destruction coming. Lot and his family were sent from the city before things went down, and Lot's wife looked back, and God turned her into a pillar of salt. It's generally understood that Lot's wife was looking back in a wistful kind of way at her angel-raping hometown, but the fact is there's nothing in the Bible to suggest this. Nor was Lot's family warned about looking back. Maybe Lot's wife wanted to see Sodom and Gomorrah get what was coming to it. Maybe she was thinking wistfully of the things she had to leave behind. Maybe she wondered if she left the oven on. We'll never know, because God turned her into seasoning for breaking a rule she didn't know existed. (Genesis 19:26)

3) Hating Ugly People

In what should be good news for intolerant religious conservatives, God really does hate people who are different from the norm. Of course, God isn't as worried about skin color or sexual orientation as he is about whether you're ugly or not. Because if you're ugly, you can just go worship some other god, okay? (Even though God will punish you if you do and also they don't exist.) Here's the people God does not want coming into his churches: People with blemishes, blind people, the lame, those with flat noses, dwarves, people with scurvy, people with bad eyes, people with bad skin, and those that "hath their stones broken." Given that God is technically responsible for giving people all of these afflictions in the first place, this is an enormous dick move. (Leviticus 21:17-24)


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4) Trying to Kill Moses

In terms of people who God likes, you'd think Moses would be pretty high up on the list, right? I mean, God appointed him to lead the Jews out of Egypt, parted the Red Sea for him, and even picked him to receive the 10 Commandments, right? Yet this didn't stop God from trying to kill Moses when he ran into him at "a lodging place." There is literally no explanation given in the Bible for God's decision to murder one of his chief supporters. The line is "At a lodging place on the way, the Lord met Moses and was about to kill him." The only sensible explanation for this is that God was drunk out of his mind and looking for a bar fight, and you better hope that's correct because the alternative is that God's a psychopath. How was God stopped from murdering his #1 fan? "But [Moses' wife] Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son's foreskin and touched Moses' feet with it ... So the Lord let him alone." Either the sight of a very unexpected circumcision sobered God up quickly, or he didn't want to touch a dude who just touched a severed foreskin. Still, it's Moses' son who's the real victim here. (Exodus 4:24-26)

5) Committing So Much Genocide

God has killed so many people, you guys. Okay, I mean technically, God has killed everyone if you subscribe to Judeo-Christian thought, but I'm not talking about indirect methods, I'm talking about God murdering countless people in horrible ways simply because he's pissed off. God drowning every single person on the planet besides Noah and his family is pretty well known, but he also helped the Israelites murder everyone in Jericho, Heshbon, Bashan and many more, usually killing women, children and animals at the same time. Hell, God once helped some Israelites kill 500,000 other Israelites. God's crazy.


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6) Ordering His Underlings to Kill Their Own Children

God is obviously good at big picture dickishness, but he also took the time to be a dick on a more personal level. Abraham was another devout man who God decided to fuck with, apparently because he knew he could. God ordered him to sacrifice his son to God (God was a fan of human sacrifice at the time). We know Abraham loved his son, so he was probably kind of upset with this, but hey, God's God, right? So Abraham tricked his unsuspecting son up a mountain onto a sacrificial altar and prepared to murder him. This story actually has a happy ending, in that right before Abraham drove a knife into his son's throat, God yelled "Psyche!" and told him it was only a test. And then Abraham received some blessings after that for being willing to kill his own child at God's whim. And all it took was the dread of being forced to kill his own child on behalf of his angry deity and, presumably, a shit-ton of awkward family dinners for the rest of his life. Abraham got off better than Jephthah, who had to follow through with murdering his daughter (burning her alive, specifically) in order to get on God's good side before battling the Ammonites. (Genesis 22:1-12)

7) Killing Egyptian Babies

Let's be completely up front: The Egyptians and the Jews did not get along. According to the Bible, the Egyptians enslaved the Jews, but the Jews had God on their side, if you kind of ignore God letting his people be enslaved in the first place. Rather getting his worshippers the hell out of there, God wanted to show those damned Egyptians what for, releasing 10 plagues that began with turning the river Nile into pure blood, and ending with the slaughter of the first-born of every single Egyptian man and animal. Now, I suppose it's possible that some, or even most of these first-born were adults who were shitty to the Israelites. But some of them had to be babies who didn't even have the time to persecute the Jews yet. And what the hell did the animals do to the Jews to get caught up in this nightmare? Were there proto-Nazi cows running around who needed to be punished for their transgressions against the chosen people? And you realize there were cats in Egypt, right? Cats who had first-born? God killed kittens. (Numbers 16:41-49)

8) Killing a Dude for Not Making More Babies

So you're a dude named Onan and you have a brother named Er. God does not care for Er, and kills him. Standard God operating procedure. Then things gets weird. Onan's dad orders Onan to have sex with Er's wife — not marry, by the way, just have sex with. This is actually pretty awkward for Onan, sleeping with his sister-in-law, and rather than give her any more kids (she had two with Er already) he pulls out. God is so infuriated that Onan did not fuck his sister-in-law to completion that he kills him, too. Now, you could argue that God demands that intercourse be used specifically for procreation, but given how much God loves killing babies and children, I don't think his motives here are exceptionally pure. (Genesis 38:1-10)

9) Helping Samson Murder People to Pay Off a Bet

More evidence that God is possibly a low-level mobster: When his pal Samson got married, he was given 30 friends, and he posed them (a completely insane) riddle. Then he made a bet that if they could solve it in a week, Samson would give them all new clothes, but if they couldn't they would give Samson 30 pairs of new clothes. Well, Samson's wife wheedled the answer out of him and then told these dudes, at which point an angry Samson had to pay up. And here's where God comes in — literally, into Samson, giving him the power to murder 30 random people for their clothes. Only a true friend would help you commit mass murder to settle a completely stupid bet. (Judges 14:1-19)

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10) Trying to Wrestle a Guy, Cheating, and Still Losing

And here's more evidence that God is a drunk maniac: Jacob was traveling with his two wives, his 11 kids, and all his earthly possessions and had sent them across a river. At that moment, a guy essentially leapt out of the bushes and started wrestling. It's God! They wrestle all night, and God cannot beat Jacob, so he uses his magic God powers to wrench Jacob's hip out of its socket. But Jacob still won't let him out of a headlock until God blesses him, because Jacob has figured out who this bizarre man is. God blesses him and wanders off, presumably to go get in a bar fight somewhere. (Genesis 32: 22-31)

11) Killing People for Complaining About God Killing Them

To be fair, after God freed the Israelites from Egyptian slavery, they were extraordinarily bitchy about not instantly being in a land of milk and honey. It got so bad that God was ready to kill all of them and let Moses start the Jews over, although Moses managed to talk him out of it. But one of their more sensible complaints was that Moses was lording himself over the rest of them, which was probably true, seeing as God had given him the 10 Commandments and all that. So Moses summoned the three tribal elders who had made the complaint to a Monday morning staff meeting, but two of them didn't come. Neither Moses nor God cared for that, and God opened up the grounds beneath their people's tents, killing both tribes (God also set fire to 250 Israelite princes who'd made the same complaint). Having been well admonished that Moses was putting himself above the rest of the people with God's permission, a number of surviving Israelites were kind of pissed that Moses and God had killed so many of their fellow people to prove a point. God responded by killing another 14,700 of them with a plague. The complaints stopped. (Numbers 16:1-49)

12) Everything He Did to Job

Oh, Job. Other than a shit-ton of babies, no one had it worse in the Bible than Job, who was a righteous, good-hearted man who believed in God with every fiber in his being — which is when God decides to see how miserable he can make this dude before he gets upset. Note: This is a result of a bet between God and Satan. Also note: The bet is God's idea. He's literally just hanging out with Satan — which is kinda weird when you think about it — when he starting bragging about how awesome Job is. Satan points out that Job's pretty blessed — he's rich, he's got a lot of kids, etc., and he probably wouldn't be quite so thrilled with God if he didn't have that stuff. God downs his bourbon, presumably, and tells Satan he can fuck with Job all he wants. Satan does. He kills all of Job's children and animals, burns down his house, destroys his wealth, and then covers him in boils. Job doesn't not curse God, but he does wish he'd never been born (literally) and begs God to kill him, but no dice. This lasts a long time until finally Job wonders why a just God would be so shitty. This is when God pops up and basically tells him."Shut up, I don't have to explain anything to you." Job, having finally done something wrong, pleads for mercy, and God eventually gives him back animals and children — new ones, because the old ones are still dead. Because of a bet. That God made with Satan. For kicks. (Job 1)


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PostSun Feb 16, 2014 6:51 pm » by Tntbw


Good post. :flop:
I always wandered why people of faith would want to end up in Heaven. It must a place where God messes with people on a daily basis, maybe that's why he hasn't shown his face around here since the Old Testament times, he's just too busy. Imagine living in a place where any free thought could get you banished and even if you are a true believer, you aren't safe, kinda scary.

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PostSun Feb 16, 2014 7:27 pm » by TorJohnson


Bro, that was Allah, the Annunaki who led the slave revolt against Enki (if I have that hypothesis right...)

I can't imagine the purpose behind the actual creator of the universe/universal consciousness/whatever, but I'd like to think the true God would be above petty emotions like this Allah or Enlil or whatever his name was.

Something the anti-spiritual materialist liberals over on io9 would surely disagree with me, since they know for a fact nothing exists beyond humanity just like the religious zealots believe every word of their books.
Truth-seeker. Useless eater. Amateur historian. Goy. Enkiite. Follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.


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PostSun Feb 16, 2014 7:53 pm » by Fatdogmendoza


''and those that "hath their stones broken."


Hmmm maybe God was right?



















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PostSun Feb 16, 2014 8:04 pm » by OtheklzeR


jackasses who talk shit about god deserve to be publicly flogged for not understanding jack

1) Sending Bears to Murder Children
taunting a prophet is like attacking god
god is a bit authoritative and his prophets take alot of crap from jackasses
attacking a prophet is attacking god in gods book
and when kids f-up in gods book he takes them to the gates of the city
and has everyone stone them . every time you see a black kid knock out
a old vet think me, they tried it 5 times
kids like this never learn and end up in prison costing everyone
better to cut your losses at brake out a bear
save everyone the grief


2) Turning Lot's Wife to Salt
lots wife was kinda a real housewife's of sodom
god gave a directive to not look back and she broke the rules of protection
and got gods hand of judgement, god was cleaning up the
sodomites of sodom and lots wife was too much a part of that culture to
allow to continue , it is the Grace of god that he offered to protect her in
the first place

sodom the homosexual capitol of asia and it sister city gomorrah
who had a predilection for goats and sheep. had to be sprayed for
insects with pebble sized flaming bits of sulfur
http://www.wyattmuseum.com

and you are a liar lots wife was specifily warned to not look back
and whine for sodoms destruction

Gen 19:17 And it cometh to pass when he hath brought them out without, that he saith, `Escape for thy life; look not expectingly behind thee, nor stand thou in all the circuit; to the mountain escape, lest thou be consumed.'

3) Hating Ugly People

the bible says jesus was a ugly person
that people did not look at him and swoon
what churches and people do often have nothing to do
with god.

again your the jackass for blaming god

[quote]4) Trying to Kill Moses

God has gotton mad a few times , to understand that god was to send away his son
as if dead and moses refuesd, god was trying to make a picture of the saviour in moses son
as moses is to becom the representation of god on earth for a few hundred years
and god did represent thru the wifes sacrifice of the sons foreskin the redemption of the power of the
son's blood on sin

5) Committing So Much Genocide
god wiped out the pre flood peoples because some alien (not native to this earth) was geneticly mixing
and they needed to be wiped out to keep the blood line of the messiah pure
you see what is happening on earth is not some religous paridigm
but what happens on the earth is happening in the universe
and jesus was the focus of all of it and noah's ark is the story of saving lives that can be saved
and the flood of the world is mirrored in the end of the universe in about a thouand years
god isnot going to allow rebellion or sin to have root in the new heaven and new earth

6) Ordering His Underlings to Kill Their Own Children
again god made a word picture to bible readers what will happen to gods own son
when he is sacrificed for sin, and case in point god prevented this father of Israel
from killing his son, god is not in the habbit of killing his followers sons , god sacrifices
his own son to save abraham and all his sons and everyone who can be saved thru him
alone

I dont know you are smart enough to be a liar here, I will just say
you have decieved yourself (or maby a demon) blocking a correct
understanding of what is happening. its all a theatrical play
to give a clear picture that god is going to sacrifice his son
a teaching since the time of adam and copied much all over

7) Killing Egyptian Babies
ah dumbass , the egyptians killed thier own sons by
declairing to kill the sons of israel

we will call this the law of choices, if you kill gods property
god will not only kill your property he will do it in the exact same way

8) Killing a Dude for Not Making More Babies

not only did he kill him he killed him for jacking off rather
than raise a son for his brother in his name. thats the hebrew custom
and when you break gods laws and you are gods property thats the breaks
the law thats the punishment

9) Helping Samson Murder People to Pay Off a Bet

they cheated, cheaters die, ask any biker at a card game

10) Trying to Wrestle a Guy, Cheating, and Still Losing

how can god being a spirit walk down the road
your understanding of hebrew is way weak
the prophets of melchezidek like balek who
spoke for god even when they diddent want to
was attacked and diposed (prolly a old man)
God wanted jacob to want god
and thats what the whole point of this story was
to earnistly seek god and not forget the urgency
of the need to have god as #1 in life


11) Killing People for Complaining About God Killing Them

people complain , to get thier way,just like you
and sometimes it goes too far, they are thwarting
and hampering other peoples development
and if its not stopped its a epidemic of whinning
god wants whiners to stop spitting in the food
like your doing, think of god like a Cop whos food
you are activly spitting in

what do you think that Cop would do?

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PostSun Feb 16, 2014 8:13 pm » by Fatdogmendoza


OtheklzeR wrote:what do you think that Cop would do?

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Use a corrupt state and the power accessible to to him in order to commit violence against those who do not believe in what he does... :mrgreen:
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PostMon Feb 17, 2014 9:45 am » by Tjahzi


OtheklzeR wrote:people complain , to get thier way,just like you
and sometimes it goes too far, they are thwarting
and hampering other peoples development
and if its not stopped its a epidemic of whinning
god wants whiners to stop spitting in the food
like your doing, think of god like a Cop whos food
you are activly spitting in

what do you think that Cop would do?

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Good lulz :mrgreen:

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PostMon Feb 17, 2014 10:32 am » by missamandamanhattan


I am going to print a copy of the opening post - because it is so damn well written - to the point and full of pertinent and thought provoking information.

I am going to use it when next I am discussing the bible and its content, intent and meaning. Awesome post and a huge thank you for sharing.

I am still looking to get a copy of the psuedopigrapha and the apocrypha - two of many sections removed from the current bible. Spelling of the two referenced sections is probably not accurate. The current bible is no more than a pamphlet having had so much of its contents removed.

Why was so much removed - you would have to ask those who make these decisions - those who reside in the big house called the Vatican. I am always curious to know why women don't feature as authors in the bible - only a couple. Also why is God always referred to in the masculine. I am not a feminist - I actually love wearing perfume and lipstick and have always loved the company of men - but - I am sad as to the lack of feminine input and recognition - with regard to Godness and all matters relevant to God.

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PostMon Feb 17, 2014 2:55 pm » by Slith


missamandamanhattan wrote:
Why was so much removed


Good question. It's called control. Gnostics..Kolbrin etc. ??? Not exactly mainstream are they.
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PostTue Feb 18, 2014 12:39 am » by OtheklzeR


I read the kolbrin and much of the nag hamadi
and alot more
the medival archive at fordham University is without equal
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.asp

WARNING it will warp your brain

the other is CCEL.org
then you begin to understand why stuff is left out
of the bible because it would be 10,000 volumes long

the bible is meant to cut to the chaste, what is salvation
and why would i wanna do that when im having so much
fun at the restraunt at the end of the universe.

I do think the bible has been medled with
I think it stands for its primary purpose fundamentaly.
and by all means study
what is called antinicean fathers
which are the writings that are prior to
the nicean creed in 331 ad by constitine
note there are two creeds to this time
the catholic (both orthodox and roman catholic byzantine)
and the arians which resemble gnostic teachings
more than catholic

from that era two important documents emerge as
the most important and they are named the same
one is a catholic version of the septouagint
and one is a syriac version (I hold this one as the genuine)


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