Originally Posted by Mind over Chatter
There is a difference. Islamic suicide bombers kill themselves for something that they think is true. The apostles would have known that Jesus was a fake because they spent so much time with him. Therefore they would have had to die for a known lie. Very few people will die for a lie if they know it is a lie.
You mean, just like 39 Nike-wearing castrati weren't willing to kill themselves for Marshall Applewhite, because they spent so much time with him they would have known he was a fake?
Oh, wait ... they did kill themselves for him.
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Need I mention Jonestown?
The Order of the Solar Temple?