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Those Mythical Apostles

“One of the reeds of straw holding up the shabby edifice of Christendom is the alleged suffering and cruel fate of his original apostles, the twelve disciples chosen by the Lord himself. By their heroic, cheek-turning sacrifice, these worthies earned their martyr’s crown and joined their Lord in Heaven. In so-doing, they inspired generations of noble Christians, who ultimately taught the blood-thirsty Romans the Christian values of compassion and brotherly love. Well, that’s the myth.” (from

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  1. Well, I myself have no idea if christ actually existed or not, I don't believe the mythology that's been built up around him anyway. Nevertheless, here's an article that you may find interesting.

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