^ Agreed. Some people accept the Bible as absolute truth, though they've never done an ounce of research outside it, because their minds (or their "faith") will not allow them to. I never accepted Christianity, in any form, as truth, and instead sought out to seek for myself what was true in this world, and come to my own conclusions.
If you've ever even remotely questioned Christian beliefs, do yourself a favor and Google "Nag Hammadi", "Dead Sea Scrolls", "The Gospel of Thomas", "The Jesus Seminar", "Historical Jesus", etc. etc., and actually consider ALL the facts, not the paraphrased and mis-translated texts, written centuries after Jesus' death, and extensively edited by the Catholic church.
What do I believe?... That Jesus lived, and was exiled to Egypt along with his family, where he became a prominent member of the Therapeutae Jewish faith, who mixed Old Testament prophecy and religious doctrine with Egyptian mysticism. He was a profound speaker, a descendent of Herod, and found himself in the right place at the right time to fulfill an ancient prophecy. He brought his beliefs to Jerusalem and was considered a public nuisance and a heretic, and was punished for it. There are many who believe he survived the crucifixion (no truly fatal wounds were received, and the "oils and spices" that were brought to his tomb were proven revival drugs at the time). I in NO way believe he was divine, and very much doubt he intended for a church to be founded in his name. In fact, certain texts show he was more than likely against it.
In short, Christianity was born in mankind's infancy. Now that we've passed though our adolescence (the age of reason) and into adulthood, it's a system of beliefs that should have been abandoned ages ago. But for some, it's a constant sense of hope and assurance, unfounded as it may be. If it gives people solace, I will never tell or ask them to believe otherwise, I just choose not to agree or share in their beliefs. I only expect the same courtesy in return.