Jesus Was a Selfish Asshole, Says Noted Bible Scholar Erick Erickson
Urban Dictionary: God's Asshole
E ighty years ago, researchers began one of the longest and most complicated projects to understand human behavior in history. It would take almost 50 years to complete. But their work would define an entire field of psychology. It was the idea of personality.
Though many think of Jesus as a do-gooder who went around feeding the poor and curing lepers, Erickson clearly believes this is a misconception. Probably started by some damn dirty Commies. Like nuns. The real Jesus, Erickson says, only thought we should take care of Christians who were poor.
I sometimes argue with Christians. But in truth my goal lies somewhere in between. Christians are not generally swayed by logic or reason. They tend to notice logical contradictions without realizing that they fatally handicap an assertion.