We’ve heard from every other ignorant halfwit and religious right looney tunes on what caused the Aurora shootings — all ignoring the obvious, that they were caused by one clearly mentally ill shooter — so why not here from the king of moronia, Ray Comfort? Naturally, the Worldnutdaily is giving him a platform:
“This latest alleged mass murderer isn’t so easy to peg,” says Comfort, author of the new book “Hitler, God and the Bible.” “He came from a good home, in a good area, and he had a good education. But those who ask ‘What went wrong?’ are asking the wrong question. It should rather be ‘What is wrong?’ The biblical worldview isn’t that anything went wrong. Here was a normal sinful human being involved in an evil act of murder. The Scriptures tell ‘The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked’ (Jer. 17:9), and that no one is morally good in God’s eyes.”
Comfort continues: “However, the humanistic worldview is radically different. It says that no one is born with a sinful (evil) nature. All human beings are inherently good, and when someone goes off the rails, there must be some mitigating factor – he was bullied, was a loner, had an abusive father, or a dominant mother, etc. While some of these are serious issues, millions of people get through them without going out and killing other people.”
You’ll have to excuse ol’ Ray. He just isn’t bright enough to see that his argument against the straw man in the second paragraph applies equally well to the absurd premise in his first paragraph.
In other words, in a world without God, mass murder would be normal.
Really? Because I’ve read the Bible and that God is alleged to have commanded a hell of a lot of mass murder. He seems to get off on it, in fact, gleefully ordering the slaughter of everyone and getting angry if the Israelites did not follow his instructions to the letter and kill off absolutely everyone in whatever city they’re destroying at the moment.