I don’t agree with all of this but I agree with enough to post this video.
Personally, I would rewrite this and say that I am a Christian and I tolerate the formalized denominations of Christianity. That said, I do think there are religious denominations that are closer to the Bible than others. For that reason, I am a practicing Lutheran.
I found the words for this poem here and they seem to match up quite well.
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I am very saddened by the political happenings in Egypt right now. I was hoping the secular leaning people of Egypt could make Egypt a true democracy. I now think more pain and frustration is needed.
Muslims are very much about follow the rules and you go to Paradise when you die. The religion is designed to be rule followers. Mohammed was the political, military, and religious leader of his time so there was no separation and that non-separation has continued.
In Christianity, it is about choice. Granted some sects have veered from that over the centuries but for the most part it is a personal choice to believe. In fact, New Testament actually says you cannot believe for someone else. Therefore western culture evolved to independent choice with a respect to the 10 commandment laws.
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