“It Makes No Sense” – Exposing the Outrageous Oversights and Plot Holes in Religion

Let’s face it: everyone loves a good story. And religion, being a massive part of our lives, offers a plethora of narratives to tickle our fancy. But as with any ancient, passed-down-through-the-generations story, there are moments where we just scratch our heads and go, “Wait, what?” Let’s jump into some of these religious “plot holes” that make you rethink some bedtime stories.

The Mysterious Absence of the Mighty Dinosaurs

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You’d think the behemoths of the past, the gigantic dinosaurs, would get a notable mention in the religious scriptures. Their towering presence dominated Earth long before humans arrived. Their omission from ancient religious texts might make one wonder whether the authors were unaware or if it’s a simple case of narrative oversight.

Fish Tales and the Great Deluge

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As per the biblical narrative, the Ark saved various species when the great flood occurred. But, it leaves us questioning the fate of the freshwater fish. Saltwater and freshwater mixing would be disastrous for many aquatic species. How did the freshwater fishes survive this massive aquatic shake-up?

Mary’s Misinterpreted Status

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Translational nuances suggest that “virgin” could mean merely a young girl in certain contexts. So, was the emphasis on Mary’s miraculous conception lost in translation, or was it perhaps a cultural emphasis on her youthful purity? Either way, the miracle about her giving birth was not so miraculous after all!

The Dilemma of Eternal Damnation for Non-Believers

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Here’s a tough one: the belief that morally upright individuals who don’t adhere to a specific religious creed are condemned to hell. The idea that eternal damnation awaits good-hearted individuals due to a lack of faith raises ethical and moral quandaries about the nature of divine justice.

The Enigma of Mrs. Cain

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The biblical story tells us that Cain took a wife after being banished. This poses a logical question: if Adam and Eve were the first humans, then where did this mysterious woman come from? The Bible doesn’t clarify and provides no answer for how Cain could marry someone who, technically, shouldn’t exist.

Absolute Perfection Yet Prone to Wrath

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While religious texts often emphasize God’s infallibility and perfection, the recurring theme of divine wrath seems contradictory. How can a perfect being experience such volatile emotions? If they’re so perfect, then there’s no reason for them to be so hostile to humans when they make a bad decision.

The Role of Judas

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Judas Iscariot’s betrayal led to Jesus’ crucifixion, a pivotal event in Christian theology. But this begs the question: would the prophecy have been fulfilled if Judas hadn’t betrayed Jesus? Technically, both God and Jesus needed Judas to betray Jesus so he could die for our sins. So, really, Judas wasn’t a bad guy at all!

The Paradox of Sinful Design

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Humans, as creations of God, are often said to be made in His image. Yet, they possess sinful tendencies that are warned against. If humans were designed by a divine hand, why include flaws that God discourages? Surely, the best way to stop people from sinning is to take away their ability to do so. It’s another fallacy that just doesn’t make any sense.

God’s Mysterious Origins

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Most religious narratives depict God as the omnipotent, omnipresent force shaping the universe. The burning question: where did God come from? Some suggest that God is timeless, while others don’t venture into this territory. Exploring the origins of God could offer a broader perspective on the cosmos, yet the answers remain elusive.

The Divine Message and Its Mortal Authors

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The Bible, seen as the ultimate testament to God’s will, was written by human hands. And where humans tread, they bring with them their perceptions, biases, and limited understandings. How do we differentiate between divine intent and human interpretation? While the Bible may be considered sacred, its creation and translation were human tasks.

Afterlife Ambiguities

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Picture this: two souls, equally good, of different faiths. Do they end up in separate afterlife realms? The mere concept raises eyebrows. Does a righteous individual’s faith dictate their afterlife destination? A compassionate God, as portrayed in many religions, might be expected to focus on one’s deeds rather than the label of one’s belief.

Divine RSVPs Needed?

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Talks of limited vacancies in heaven present a puzzling scenario. As the mortal population has exploded over millennia, are there souls waiting in a celestial queue? The idea that heaven might have an ‘occupancy limit’ challenges traditional views of an infinite paradise. This suggests the afterlife might be more complex than a simple reward system.

The Holy Ghost and the Peculiar Pigeon Representation

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Of the myriad forms the Holy Ghost might assume, why a dove? This avian symbol is peaceful, yes, but is there more to it? While some interpretations suggest purity and innocence, others see it as a bridge between the divine and the mortal realm. Its choice as an emblem of a divine force holds layers of symbolism awaiting exploration.

Adam, Eve, and the Bellybutton Conundrum

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For beings created rather than born, the tale of Adam and Eve is intriguing. Their existence comes before traditional procreation, leading to amusing questions like, “Did they have navels?” While a navel’s presence implies birth, its absence might look unusual. Why doesn’t the Bible reference this or even answer the questions about their belly buttons?

The Tower of Babel

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Babel’s tale tells of humanity’s united effort being stopped by divine intervention. While aiming to build a tower to the heavens, they suddenly couldn’t understand each other’s language. But why such a drastic step? Was it fear of human ambition or an attempt to diversify human experience? It’s yet another religious plot hole.

Biblical Unicorns

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Scriptures’ mention of unicorns blurs historical and mythical boundaries. Were they actual creatures, perhaps now-extinct species, mistaken for the fabled unicorns? Or were they metaphorical, symbolizing something rare and magical? It’s difficult to work out the differences between real animals and mythical creatures in ancient scriptures.

Divine Agents with Undefined Roles

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Angels are omnipresent across religious stories, from guiding lost souls to delivering God’s messages. Yet, their day-to-day existence remains shadowy. Are they continually waiting for divine assignments, or do they have routines, communities, and hierarchies? Angels appearing to many people goes against their supposed elusive lifestyles.

Free Will Versus Destiny

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Free will and destiny often appear at odds in religious texts. While destiny suggests a pre-ordained path, free will implies choices with genuine consequences. How do these concepts coexist? How can choices be genuine if a grand plan exists? If we have free will, but we are predestined to do certain actions, is it really free will?      

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