Date: July 29, 2019 04:32PM
Were they dropped on their head before the age of 3?
Did they eat too many carrots and not enough broccoli?
I know, one leg is shorter than the other!
Could it be they revere Ole Joey and everything in done write and done said.
Or, maybe they believe the BofM because they love Grandma and after all, she believed.
I just know I believe it is a wonder to me because I did not believe in this book ever. It was BORING as all get out, plus the storyline just seemed made-up, make-believe, you know, something that someone like ole Sleazy Joe borrowed and copied from other authors when I read some of those other books that were around then.
Plus, Ole Joey, with his reputation of conning others and all, just fit the bill....like he would enjoy doing this, see how many fools he could fool, see how many women he could convince of his abilities (I wrote a book!), and see how much money and power and prestige would trickle in as he advanced his scheme.
Hells bells, Joey let that book lead him to declare himself a King and even to toss that seer-stone-top-hat of his into the ring to run for Pres of the US of A. He mandated that if people believed in him and his book that they would be blessed in the now and after, and openly said that he was right up there with Jesus in what he could done do.
And, the crazy thing is people believed and, what's more, people still believe.
And, the only thing I know and am sure of about this whole cotton-pickin' mess, is that Ole Sleazy Joe was one Sleazy Conman. He was AMAZING at what he did. But, he was anything but amazing in the way he treated people. He was a sleazeball who used people, cheated people, tricked people, lied and lied some more to people, died having deaths of many people to answer to, abused teens and women for his own pleasure, and this is only the beginning of what he accomplished.
Yes, he could boast that with the lie that his book was the most correct book on earth. Yes, he could say that many "believed" his book.
And yes, people are still being duped
So, did I answer the why? No, I don't think so because I honestly do not see how people can say they believe in that book. But I can vouch for how people get conned by the cult into believing (because they so want to believe) in a wonderful life-after-death because I was also conned by that master of conmen, Sleazy Joe.
Yep, I too believed.