Why do so many Atheist and Christians misunderstand what Hell really is ?

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    I see it all the time the threat of a loving and just God is literally gonna torment people in fire for the rest of eternity. Why can't people see that it is not literal torment. The torment is being cut off from God ,death cuts us off from God.

    Hell is the world of the dead nothing is alive in Hell. I know you will post all your scriptures that make it look like that all people that go to Hell will be tormented but what about the scriptures that show otherwise ?

    Do we need to keep the word of God free of contradiction ?

    Warning if you post the scriptures that show torment i will post a key scripture that shows what Hell and the lake of fire truly are. So post if you must but what i am looking for is give me your reasons why you believe a loving and just God would torment his children for eternity ? show me how that view goes along with God being loving and just ?
     
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    You should probably just get it over with and do it. Really, you should have done it in the first place.

    Because he's anything but. Yahweh is a cruel, sadistic fuck that loves death and destruction. He craves it so much, that he commands his people to do it. Just look at his "holy land", and tell me if that's the work of a loving creator god.
     
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    And who claims that there is torment forever?
     
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    I would prefer the world of the Dead to some all powerful evil tyrant.
     
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    Daniel, Matthew, John of Patmos, Jesus, etc.
     
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    There is a literal hell. The Bible does say that. The scripture refering a seperation from God is refering to life here on earth. When you live a life separated from God is a termed as hell, not the physical hell of eternity. I hope I have helped you in not misrepresenting the Bible.
     
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    And you are a pea brained fool.
     
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    Insult him all you want. He's not wrong.

    Proof is in the pudding, so to speak.
     
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    I guess with the idea of a physical hell, I'm having a hard time understanding how I'm going to feel any pain (or anything at all for that matter) without nerves and a brain. Someone who believes in infinite torture care to explain?
     
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    I guess a loving God prescribes infinite punishment for finite transgressions.

    But he loves you.
     

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