Christianity and other myths

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She said: ''You forget about

the fall back position

of Christianity: 

'Limbo' 

According to the Catholic church 

all 'souls' that had no faith

but were without sin- 

ended up there.

I envisage  

countless babies 

crawling around for eternity, 

crying for their mums!''

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Tommy Carroll

Sun 14th Jul 2019 19:14

Hi Mart, Purgatory is a place of punishment before being sent through the pearly gates whereas Limbo is a place for those who have died before being Christened but have not sinned. ?

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Martin Elder

Sun 14th Jul 2019 16:29

I presume by Limbo you mean purgatory that half way house created man. A very adroit observation as always Tommy.
Nice one mate

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Sun 14th Jul 2019 13:47

Me again, ten years later! And look at Kealan, and Janet and Dave! They were such fine friends to share a new 'enterprise' with.

I'm so glad you're still 'on board' too. Where have ten years gone?

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Don Matthews

Sun 14th Jul 2019 13:29

To win a game of Limbo
Seek heavenly reward
You gotta stoop real bloody low
And backward go, not forward

Who said anything 'bout religion ?

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Jason Bayliss

Sun 14th Jul 2019 12:42

Probably best that I don't discuss my attitude towards religion, but much like Ricky Gervais once said in an interview, "There are a couple of thousand God's around the world and if you're a Christian, for example, you don't believe in 1,999 of them. Well I don't believe in just one more."

J. ?

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Lisa C Bassignani

Sun 14th Jul 2019 12:36

Limbo..that's the game where you see how low you can go, right?
That's ONE reason why I'm not Catholic anymore!
There's not enough space here to get into all the other reasons.
Rubbish


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Don Matthews

Sun 14th Jul 2019 09:47

Mummy mummy where are you?
I'm waiting in the lost and found
Sign upon the door says 'Limbo'
Can't see no-one dancing round??

Is this someone's prankish joke?
(Limbo high and limbo low)
No my child you have no faith
Trouble is you've not sinned - so

Here you sits in limbo land

Wah!....

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Tommy Carroll

Sun 14th Jul 2019 01:29

I hate religion.

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Graham Sherwood

Tue 15th Dec 2009 22:54

Tommy, every now and then you do one of these. Absolute corker and worth the wait. What a finish.

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Tue 15th Dec 2009 21:45

This poem makes my heart feel very heavy.
It's sad to think of all those poor souls in limbo with nowhere to go.
I believe that souls in the so-named place of limbo are lost and need a little assistance to move into the light. I believe the human can enter a state of being in limbo too.
With or without sin.

Starlight.x

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Tue 15th Dec 2009 17:59

Brilliant, Tommy.

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Dave Bradley

Tue 15th Dec 2009 17:57

Tommy I agree that Limbo is a barmy idea. The best presentation of it all I've come across is in The Great Divorce by C S Lewis

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kealan coady

Tue 15th Dec 2009 17:27

Unusual and thought provoking. I especially like your opinion of the church. My understanding of a christian after-world is that it is merely a ghost story to scare people into "acceptable" behaviour.

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