Christianity, in expecting us to follow it with unwavering faith, offers up The Bible — a vague, confusing, contradictory, and at times downright bizarre and macabre text — as sacred law and literature to guide us through an ambivalent life in an equally confounding world?

It kind of reminds me of the US tax code.

You know, it’s impossible to be in compliance and you’re screwed any way you run it.

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