Rational Approach To Divine Origin of Judaism
Dobbie’s Comments: I say the host fails to apply his own words to his thesis on Judaism. Which is that Judaism is true because an aspect of it is different from other religions; namely the Book of Exodus states that a great many people heard God speak on Mount Sinai in the desert, so the host declares it must be true since it’s a one-of-a-kind event. Just like that. However, to use the host’s own words, “the lie cannot be checked,” so it's only an unconvincing tradition.
Dobbie’s Comments: [01:40] Prager says the Ten Commandments don’t require the death penalty for those who violate the sabbath. But Harris says it does, in another list in the Bible. Prager says, no, it isn't in any list.
Okay, Prager. But Exodus 31 does command the death penalty: 14 Observe the Sabbath, because it is holy to you. Anyone who desecrates it is to be put to death; those who do any work on that day must be cut off from their people. 15 For six days work is to be done, but the seventh day is a day of sabbath rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day is to be put to death. ... 18 When the LORD finished speaking to Moses on
In This Video: The Christian says, “I don’t have to show you any evidence.”
That's rich! The Christian says, "I'm telling you something but I don't need any evidence behind it." An appeal to absolutism. Like an old Edward G. Robinson movie, "I'm the boss here, see. Yeah. This is Mugsy's territory, see. Period, see."