According to the NT, a supernatural Jesus the Christ was a historical person. When trying to substantiate that claim, it proves problematic due to the lack of independent, contemporary ie during-the-events, corroborating, verifiable accounts of a supernatural Jesus the Christ as portrayed (in the NT).
It appears impossible to produce demonstrable, firsthand witness accounts (outside the NT gospels) about a supernatural Jesus the Christ as portrayed (in the NT). Even though the writings of several independent, contemporary commentators/historians have survived and remain to form a library available for perusal, there's not a single sentence of this supernatural Jesus and/or the supernatural occurences directly related to this supernatural man's existence.
Aren't there any witnesses then who's works have survived who had an interest in noting down the exceptional adventures of Jesus and his band of merry men?
Yes, there are a few and all are rather silent in the field. One of them sticks out as the proverbial sore thumb:
Hellenistic Jewish historian and philosopher Philo (of Alexandria) (25 B.C.E.-47 C.E.) living at the purported time of Jesus; a contemporary therefore, and at the right place; Jerusalem thus, is someone, also given the nature of his works; the main themes of biblical thought - the relation of God and man, one would expect to mention a supernatural person of his time in direct relation to God. Yet, Philo, of all people, makes no mention of a supernatural Jesus the Christ whatsoever.
As it so happens then, we have an excellent witness to the events in Judaea and the Jewish diaspora in the first half of the first century CE.
A remarkable person like Jesus doesn't go unnoticed, neither do directly related and even so remarkle events. Yet, Philo says not a word about a supernatural Jesus the Christ, Christianity, nor any of the related events described in the New Testament. In all his work, Philo makes not a single reference to this alleged contemporary "Jesus the Christ"; the godman who supposedly was traveling up and down the Levant performing all kinds of miracles, who got himself killed and then came back to life again.
Odd, very odd, but only if we believe a supernatural Jesus and his merry men existed and that they established the church. Then again, when we recognize that the Christian fable was still at an early stage of development when Philo was pondering the relationship of god and man, there is nothing strange here at all.
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People are intrinsically intelligent
When people are put together, they could become a herd
When people turn a herd, they could become sheeple
When people turn sheeple, they could become dumb animals
When people turn dumb animals, they become treated as such