I'd like to talk about the recent convictions of Magalie Bamu and Eric Bikubi. For those who aren't aware Bamu and Bikubi were recently convicted of the horrific and brutal murder of Bamu's 15 year old brother Kristy. Kristy's post mortem revealed 130 seperate injuries inflicted over the course of four days. He is reported to of begged for death before finally slipping beneath the water in the bath and finally drowning. Why was this done? What possible justification could these peopl have for their actions? Well it's simple really, they believed that Kristy was a witch. I'm going to repeat that because it bares repeating. TWO GROWN ADULTS KILLED A 15 YEAR OLD BOY BECAUSE HE WAS A WITCH! Please take a few seconds for that to sink in. A boy is dead because two people were allowed to believe that witches exist. How was this allowed to happen? Who is teaching people, of any age, that this kind of horse-shit is real?
|Well it wasn't going to be Harry Potter, was it.|
Whilst there has been no reporting on the religious tendencies of Bamu and Bikubi, I think the fact that they believed in witches and believed them to be bad indicates they followed one of the branches of Christianity. There are people on this ball of rock who hold the bible up to be an airtight bundle of facts. Let's see what this fascinating document filled with a message of love and harmony have to say on the subject of witchcraft.
Exodus 22:18 - “Thou shall not suffer a witch to live.”
A better quote would be
Eddie 2:15 - “Witchcraft isn't real. Grow up.”
The bible makes several references to the subject of witchcraft which is a huge amount of time to waste on something that is, fundamentally, made up especially when it utterly fails to mention dinosaurs, germs or atoms. It's particularly odd because God would obviously know whether or not witches were real. So either witches are real or the bible is wrong. If we've determined that one detail in the bible is wrong then the validity of every section is called in to doubt, and before you know it the entire house of cards comes tumbling down.
|This is what happens to religion when you use logic on it.|
Instead the people who make their money off of the belief industry choose to ignore the inconvenience of reality and spread the 'truth' of witchcraft, demonic possession and all the other nonsense in their magic book. I'm not saying that Kristy Bamu would still be alive today if it wasn't for religion... Sorry that's actually exactly what I'm saying. Also I think its important to be clear that I don't believe that every Christian would murder someone for being a witch. However all christians do believe that they have been instructed by God to kill anyone they believe is a witch, and those mother-fuckers fucking love them some God.
|They're not keen on people though.|
If a drug kills someone, or even if it doesn't, it gets banned. If someone is killed trying some new, and stupid, activity it gets banned. If someone is taught to believe really stupid things and kills someone no-one even questions it. Christianity is a gateway faith. Once you've started to raise people to unquestionably believe in one thing then you've paved the way for them to believe other things without question.
|Like that the earth is regularly visited by unrealistic aliens|
I want to be clear, I have the utmost respect for the murderers in this case. If I met a witch, and I was certain they were both really a witch and a evil, I'd kill that bitch faster than you could say Avada Kedavra. It's fuckin' heroic. A lifetime in prison is a small price to pay for the safety of all mankind. It's the fuckers who diddled with their minds enough to make them believe this shit that are to blame for this. As an atheist I lay the blame squarely at the feet of a long chain of con-men with a penchant for frocks and silly hats, if you're a believer then it's all Gods fault.
So please in remembrance of Kristy Bikubi keep religion away from your children.