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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Fake Illness and a Lame Excuse for Laziness

You may have heard of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), post-viral fatigue syndrome (PVFS) or chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS). It’s the perfect illness to fake if you don’t want to work. Simply mimic a collection of vague, subjective symptoms, shop around for a doctor who will give you the diagnosis you want, and sit back and watch your Social Security money roll in.

But even some secular doctors don’t believe in CFS. It is, and always has been, a controversial diagnosis. There is no test or scan that can prove you have it and secular scientists can’t even agree on what causes it or how to treat it — which is exactly what you’d expect if it doesn’t exist. As a good theoscientist, I won’t accept the existence of something without evidence.

So what causes CFS? Let’s look at the symptoms for clues (theoscientific explanation in red).

  1. Fatigue Laziness
  2. Loss of memory or concentration Laziness with comorbid retardation
  3. Sore throat Psychosomatic
  4. Enlarged lymph nodes in your neck or armpits Psychosomatic
  5. Unexplained muscle pain Psychosomatic
  6. Pain that moves from one joint to another without swelling or redness Definitely psychosomatic
  7. Headache of a new type, pattern or severity Psychosomatic
  8. Unrefreshing sleep Laziness
  9. Extreme exhaustion lasting more than 24 hours after physical or mental exercise Laziness

As you can see, three of the symptoms are caused by laziness and the others are imaginary. According to the secular Wickedpedia, additional symptoms may include:

  1. Muscle weakness Laziness
  2. Increased sensitivity to light, sounds and smells Psychosomatic
  3. Orthostatic intolerance Don’t know what that is, so it’s probably fake too
  4. Digestive disturbances Possibly genuine, but nothing that can’t be fixed by prayer and laxatives/ Immodium; certainly no excuse not to work
  5. Depression (Another fake illness) Laziness
  6. Painful and often slightly swollen lymph nodes Psychosomatic
  7. Cardiac and respiratory problems Psychosomatic

As I have demonstrated, the underlying motive for pretending to have CFS is laziness. In order to be diagnosed with the “disease” one must lie to or deceive oneself or a doctor about having the imaginary symptoms. Laziness and lying are not illnesses; they are sins.

What the Bible says about laziness

Proverbs 6:6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Proverbs 10:4-5 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

Proverbs 10:26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.

Proverbs 12:24 The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 12:27 The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

Proverbs 13:4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

Proverbs 14:23 In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

Proverbs 18:9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Proverbs 20:4 The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Proverbs 20:13 Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Proverbs 21:25 The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Proverbs 24:30-34
30 I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
31 And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
32 Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction.
33 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
34 So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.

Proverbs 26:13-16
13 The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
14 As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
15 The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
16 The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

Ecclesiastes 10:18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

Romans 12:11 Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

Hebrews 6:12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

The penalty for laziness

The penalty for laziness is starvation (2 Thes 3:10) and shunning (2 Thes 3:14). If this fails to produce repentance, then the lazy man is no better than an unbeliever (1 Tim 5:8) and will be damned to eternal torment (Mat 25:30).

2 Thessalonians 3:10-14
For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
11 For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
12 Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
13 But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
14 And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

1 Timothy 5:8 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

Matthew 25:26-30
26 His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed:
27 Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.
28 Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.
29 For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
30 And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

What the Bible says about hard work

God commands hard work and self-reliance, and not doing what God says is sinning by omission (Jas 4:17).

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

Colossians 3:23 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

1 Thessalonians 4:10-12
10 And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;
11 And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
12 That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

What the Bible says about lying

Lev 19:11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

Prov 6:16-19
16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

Prov 12:22 Lying lips are abomination to the Lord: but they that deal truly are his delight.

Prov 13:5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

Jn 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Eph 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

Col 3:9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

The penalty for lying

God will destroy liars.

Ps 5:6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

Liars will find themselves locked out of the heavenly city.

Rev 22:14-15 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

Final exhortation

So you see, CFS is incompatible with True Christianity™ and eternal salvation. If you claim to have CFS and want to avoid the fires of hell, you must repent of your slothful, deceitful ways and embrace the Baptist work ethic. But please don’t try to convince us that your fake illness exists.

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