Okay Adam's Alers - time to put your thinking caps on. This first video is eating up the Internet. As of this writing it has had over sixteen million views! Quite incredible. This young gentleman is making the argument that Jesus came to destroy religion. Listen to it with a critical mind. Many of us will be confronted with one of points or another that he makes here. How would you respond?
Before you read (or view) on, think about what he said. Bearing in mind what you know about the faith how would you respond? Where might you find flaws in his commentary? Do you know enough about your faith to make comment?
Below is one response from Fr. Robert Barron from Word on Fire. Of course it is not as slick or entertaining and unfortunately he seems rather annoyed (maybe exasperated) with the young man. But here is a beginning of a good response.
Responses are coming in spades from all over the place and you can see them on Youtube. Here is another young man making a different tact from the one above.
I like his style, his respect, and his sincerity. But how would you go even further? Was there anything in that first video that struck you as not quite right? It is a great exersize to watch it and respond if to nobody else to yourself so that when you are thusly confronted you will have had the advantage of thinking it over already.
I will try tomorrow (time willing) to give just some responses that I have to the video.