Jul 4, 2015
I find spiritual blackmail to be repulsive. I can think of some things that are more offensive to me, but most of them are crimes. Spiritual blackmail happens every day, with impunity. It has its roots in concepts that claim that rewards in the next life.
What's worse, the one path which is most infamous for that approach also claims that their god loves us! That a loving god would cast most of us into eternal punishment is beyond being illogical. In fact, if that god were human, such threats would be the basis of a restraining order!
Let's look at what we do know and find an answer that contains some truth!