According to Christians, if you are in a state of grave sin and oppose God strongly in adhering to your sin, you know you will go to Hell when you die unless you repent.  Hell is permanent and irreversible. 

This doctrine maliciously claims to be about respecting one's free will to go there.  But once they are there they are forced to stay in that choice.  If they are forced to sin and they are then anybody can be forced to sin so we have no right to say x sinned against poor God.  Maybe God made them do it.

Hell believers assert that the person who says they were forced to steal from their mother is telling the truth if they did it under the threat of serious bodily harm or death if they did not comply. If you can choose Hell the worst thing imaginable, you can choose anything. If you can choose that then you should not be believed if you say you had to say what wasn’t true to save your life and you had no choice.

Back to Hell being a choice. If a man says, “Your money or your life”, and you choose to keep the money and forgo your life that does not give the man the right to kill you or hurt you. It does in the case of Jesus’ evil God so that is discrimination.

You cannot choose Hell when it is so bad. It is something that is impossible for anyone to choose. If you do, then you must have been miraculously forced to choose it. In that case, it was God’s fault not yours.

Nobody really goes to Hell for their sins though the Church says they do. They go to Hell over something they couldn’t control, their death. They go because they died in sin not because they sinned. It is not sin that the evil doctrine of Hell makes you fear but death. What greater callousness could there be than to approve when a mortal sinner goes to Hell just for dying while you get rid of your sins and go to Heaven?

What greater slander could there be than to say a person is capable of choosing everlasting rejection of love and others? Human nature is not that bad. Nobody wants to go to Hell. It is slander when it cannot be proven.

Suppose it turned out you need to kill yourself and go to the pains of Hell forever to save other people from it. You go in their place so that they can be saved and holy. You are obligated by Christian and legal ethics to die there and then for other people even though the consequence is that you land yourself in eternal damnation. That is loving your neighbour more than yourself – or more accurately, it is not loving yourself at all!

Some will naturally think it is right for you to refuse to go to Hell even though it causes everlasting punishment in Hell for others.  The argument is that it is about your dignity and is not a numbers game.  It certainly shows that love and justice and morality in the Christian view are based on rules not minimising harm.  That dissipates the cosy image of Christian love.  If love has that bad side then how great is Heaven anyway?  Isn't it the abode of love?  Perfect love is an oxymoron. The doctrine of Hell leads to hardness of heart.

The Church does not approve of people using, “I can’t die for other people for I will go to Hell and I have no priest to forgive me.  I have no strength to abandon my sin now and make myself ready for Heaven instead of Hell”, to get out of dying for others when it is the only way to save people from Hell.  That means if you have no alternative but to argue, "I will stay in my sins and go to Hell to save others" that is what you have to do.

If you really love your neighbour you will not adopt and endorse the idea that if they die in sin they should be cut off from God forever. And especially when being cut off from God is supposed in itself to be worse than any actual hellfire. You can endorse without proof that Hell exists and hold that people should go there if they die in sin. Then what can you say to a religionist who believes that homosexuals are guaranteed damnation and are put beyond the power to repent? Or what can you say to a religionist who thinks the pope is antichrist and should be assassinated? Nothing! Besides, the religionist who would murder the pope is kinder than you!
If you thought that some girl was leading your precious little Johnny into sin that deserves everlasting suffering in Hell such as sex outside marriage, hating her would be inevitable. You would hate her far more than you would hate her if she murdered him for better dead and even out of existence than rotting in Hell in everlasting agony. If you were in the habit of sinning and repenting you would reason that maybe you should kill her for you will repent anyway and get to Heaven in the end. It is just another sin anyway.  You would believe that it is better to commit a once-off sin of murder if it saves your son from getting into habitual sin which will linger on and on. His risk of going to Hell would be bigger than yours.
The Roman Catholic Church teaches that you can commit something called mortal sin. This is a sin that implies total rejection of God. You expel the saving presence of God from yourself. Those who die in mortal sin go to Hell for they are separate from God and so can't go to Heaven for God lives there. The good works of a mortal sinner deserve no blessing from God. The works are sins themselves for the sinner is only desecrating the good by doing it without reconciling with God. To love a mortal sinner would be then to love something that there is no moral good in. You cannot love sinners and hate their sins for it is not sins we are against but bad people. Those who hate sin because it insults the God of infinite love and so is very serious cannot love the sinner. They say they can and do but they are lying. The doctrine of mortal sin prevents you from looking at the good side of the person. The good side of the mortal sinner is dangerous for it is not really good and the more good the mortal sinner does the less likely he or she will be to see how much he or she needs to correct their sin and make peace with God. The good side cannot be praised by the true Christian. Instead the sinner has to be despised. God has to be loved so much - indeed totally - so hating those who loathe him or don't take him seriously or who don't appreciate him, ie mortal sinners, would be inevitable. You cannot love God and love the mortal sinner.

Religion teaches that sin is an enslaver.  When Jesus said that those who sin are slaves to sin he was indicating that sin is doing more to you than you will ever realise.  There is more darkness in you than you can discern.  Such a doctrine increases fear of sinners and leads to hate.  You cannot say you can handle Peter as a thief. Peter is infested and you cannot help him with his sin for you don't see the disease properly.  You cannot protest too much and say, "I love Peter but I do not love his sin.  I want to help him become the man he was meant to be."
Liberal Catholics say you must love the mortal sinner for it is not for you to judge if a person is such a sinner. So it can't be for you to judge if somebody is a murderer either even if you are a judge. The Bible stresses that bad people are to be avoided and Jesus only bothered with them if they were on the verge of repenting or thinking about repenting. Judgement is necessary.
People are bewitched by love your neighbour as yourself and they think that if you give a child a biscuit they have loved her as themselves! How arrogant! How smug! If they had to give their limbs to save the child from a life of suffering we would see how far below themselves they love her!
The Bible says that if you do not love then you do not love God for God is love. This says that if there is person who you do not love then you do not love God. If you pray and fast you are a hypocrite. But what about the people you do love? The teaching implies that can be sure one loves God and engage in religious activity to "prove" it and still be wrong. It says you must love everybody or you love nobody. That is extreme. It is nonsense. It makes light of a very serious topic. Believing that God is love is not good. People confuse God and love but they are not the same. Even if God is thought to love you unconditionally, you will not feel that you are loved just for yourself.

"Love the sinner and hate the sin" is a smokescreen. It is needed to make the religious system look innocent if its members start to hate sinners. But as human beings are not basically good, and the Church admits they are not, it is clear that the rule cannot really be put into practice. If it can be, it isn't. We like to do good that will make us fit in the community reasonably well. It is done not because it is good but because it serves our purpose. We like to hate but tend to do it in an underhand way while claiming to hate sins not the people who sin. We can be sure that people are all doing this because it is exactly the kind of hypocrisy they need to form a religious community. It is an essential.

People are dazzled by the teaching of love your neighbour as yourself. They need to probe the teaching and its application and they will see the horrific truth. The teaching is only a window display.  It's biggest supporters have blood and lies on their hands.  Yes Jesus and Moses, I am looking at you.

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