A newcomer to the free thought community, I now find my once beloved Bible a useless document. However, some scripture is more egregiously useless than the rest. For example, my favorite portion, Deut. 25:11-12 says, "If two men are fighting and the wife of one of them comes to rescue her husband from his assailant, and she reaches out and seizes him by his private parts, you shall cut off her hand. Show her no pity." Why on earth is this portion in the "holy scriptures"? How often did this happen to merit a law? And why the misogyny?
Any one else have their own favorites? Please be specific. I would also like to see examples from other "holy" books. Please keep it courteous.
Special greetings to any former Plymouth Brethren out there.
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