And I find it hard to accept that whole millions and millions of lives, half the Earth, for 2,000 years have been touched, have felt their lives touched and inspired by some nutter. I just, I don’t believe it.Yes, hard to accept. You do not want to believe, Bono, but
but the arguments as to why you do not, I think it is wrong:
Millions of flies can not make mistaken with shit?
I say, they can.
Jesus' teaching in the right direction, the doctrine of ethics, responsible for the high eastern religions, Buddhism and Hinduism, as well as instruction in a joint statement issued by Mani and Lao Tzu.
All the rest, among others all Hell's doctrines by sectarians, are junk.
is contained in the Sermon on the Mount unadulterated and taken as a whole. If then I had to face only the Sermon on the Mount and my own interpretation of it, I should not hesitate to say, 'Oh, yes, I am a Christian.' But negatively I can tell you that in my humble opinion, what passes as Christianity is a negation of the Sermon on the Mount. I am speaking of the Christian belief, of Christianity as it is understood in the west.