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Thomas Jefferson ~ I'm always amazed that people think America was "founded" or based on Christian principles..!?! Simply NOT true.. "Freedom of Religion" is NOT about this being a christian nation ~ it's about Americans being free to choose any religion or none & still all being equal in the eyes of our government ~ We all have the sames Rights No Matter What! hmmm... I'll bet Mr. Jefferson would be disappointed...
Barton's recent book, The Jefferson Lies, which presented Thomas Jefferson as embracing relatively orthodox Christian views until late in life, unleashed an unprecedented torrent of evangelical and conservative criticism, precipitating the decision by Barton's publisher, Thomas Nelson, to pull the book from distribution in 2012. > “The Christian god is a being of terrific character - cruel, vindictive, capricious, and unjust.” Thomas Jefferson.
So this is what they are believe. Sorry I don't actually wanna provocate, even this is controversial I know, but it's also shows the face of religion in a way I think, With a little doze of humour after all. Yes it's also a little funny after all.
“As to the book called the bible, it is blasphemy to call it the word of god. It is a book of lies and contradictions and a history of bad times and bad men”. [Thomas Paine, writing to Andrew Dean August 15, 1806] The life of Thomas Paine By Moncure Daniel Conway, William Cobbett Page 377 Thomas Paine (February 9, 1737 [O.S. January 29, 1736] – June 8, 1809) was an author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.