This Week in Religion

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Re: This Week in Religion

Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Jun 2008, 2:06pm

tepista wrote:
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JennyB wrote:I love that the teacher was a science teacher.
He doesn't believe in dinosaurs.
Carl Everett teaches science?
I thought all "churchies" don't believe in 'saurs, just Carl was the one who said it on TV.
Only to the Fundies—i.e., take the Bible literally. Some try to place dinosaurs in with the pre-Flood creatures, and that they didn't get to come aboard. I've also heard dinosaur bones being god's little test of faith. To those who accept the Bible as metaphor, it's easier to insert the stuff that actually did happen, like millions of different species that have come and gone.
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Post by eumaas » 23 Jun 2008, 2:55pm

the idea that any animal could go extinct used to be anathema
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Jun 2008, 4:37pm

eumaas wrote:the idea that any animal could go extinct used to be anathema
I'm guessing that from a Judeo-Christian point of view, nothing that god created could ever fully die out because it would contradict devine intent. The dodo killed god.
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Post by Flex » 24 Jun 2008, 5:27pm

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I know that in this day and age words like "awesome" and "unblowupable" get thrown around a lot... but I really think we have something that is:

A) Awesome
B) Unblowupable
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 24 Jun 2008, 5:34pm

Flex wrote:B) Unblowupable
I think I've just figured out why my sex doll company went bankrupt.
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Post by Still216 » 24 Jun 2008, 10:02pm

Dr. Medulla wrote: "With the exception of the cross-burning episode ... I believe John Freshwater is teaching the values of the parents in the Mount Vernon school district," he told The Columbus Dispatch for a story published Friday.
The strange thing is Mount Vernon is just a ways north of Columbus, which is a pretty nice, enlightened city by any standard. I'd expect this nonsense to happen in the southern half of the state, which should have been annexed to Kentucky or West Virginia years ago. Or, it probably does happen down there all the time, just no one calls the paper about it.
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Post by tepista » 25 Jun 2008, 12:02pm

Flex wrote:B) Unblowupable
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Jun 2008, 4:12pm

You might know Ray Comfort from his Adventures in Batshittery with Kirk Cameron. He has a blog. And he has an opinion about wildfires in California. The comments are a must read.
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Post by eumaas » 25 Jun 2008, 4:15pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:You might know Ray Comfort from his Adventures in Batshittery with Kirk Cameron. He has a blog. And he has an opinion about wildfires in California. The comments are a must read.
Feel free to disagree and to be passionate about your beliefs (open discussion is healthy), but keep in mind that comments that use cuss words (even "mild" words and abbreviations for cuss words), blasphemy, a lack of civility, or those that fail to give the name “God” or “Jesus” capitals, will be automatically deleted.
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so do certain forms of heresy count as blasphemy as well? also, what if one is just too lazy to capitalize?
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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Post by Wolter » 25 Jun 2008, 4:16pm

eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:You might know Ray Comfort from his Adventures in Batshittery with Kirk Cameron. He has a blog. And he has an opinion about wildfires in California. The comments are a must read.
Feel free to disagree and to be passionate about your beliefs (open discussion is healthy), but keep in mind that comments that use cuss words (even "mild" words and abbreviations for cuss words), blasphemy, a lack of civility, or those that fail to give the name “God” or “Jesus” capitals, will be automatically deleted.
jesus christ on a crutch

so do certain forms of heresy count as blasphemy as well? also, what if one is just too lazy to capitalize?
If he's so worried about blashpemy, shouldn't he cover the bases and say "G-d?"
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Re: This Week in Religion

Post by eumaas » 25 Jun 2008, 4:20pm

Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:You might know Ray Comfort from his Adventures in Batshittery with Kirk Cameron. He has a blog. And he has an opinion about wildfires in California. The comments are a must read.
Feel free to disagree and to be passionate about your beliefs (open discussion is healthy), but keep in mind that comments that use cuss words (even "mild" words and abbreviations for cuss words), blasphemy, a lack of civility, or those that fail to give the name “God” or “Jesus” capitals, will be automatically deleted.
jesus christ on a crutch

so do certain forms of heresy count as blasphemy as well? also, what if one is just too lazy to capitalize?
If he's so worried about blashpemy, shouldn't he cover the bases and say "G-d?"
But that's what them heathen JOOOOOOZ do.
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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Re: This Week in Religion

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Jun 2008, 4:20pm

I'm bookmarking his blog. Sincere insanity = assured hilarity.
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Re: This Week in Religion

Post by tepista » 25 Jun 2008, 4:29pm

jesus Felching christ. He's gotta be F*@%NG Sh1tt1n' me!
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Re: This Week in Religion

Post by eumaas » 03 Jul 2008, 9:33am

"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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