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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WTF?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm sure it's all part of God's grand design: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/pope-benedict-xvis-leaked-documents-show-fractured-vatican-full-of-rivalries/2013/02/16/23ce0280-76c2-11e2-8f84-3e4b513b1a13_story.html
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The fuck, yo?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fuck those guys.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well... they sure as hell ain't doin' it!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

People are weird.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Either he or she will probably wind up not liking their partner that they didn't "test drive". This will not wind up well.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

But they'll stay together because that's what God wants.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 2:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I feel like the bar for saint-hood has been lowered a bit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22499327
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 5:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The One-Upmanship begin has begun!

I give it 50 years and everyone on the planet will be a saint.

Wait a minute... Are they taking a page out of the Mormon book? Catholicising non-Catholics after their death?
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 6:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow! That angle hadn't even occured to me.

Also, by pure odds, at least one of those 800 had to be gay, one had to be an atheist, and one had to be a pagan!

Holy crap, we totally just got our first, openly, Gay Saint, Atheist Saint, and Pagan Saint! All in one day!
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

And people say that the Roman Catholic Church is against progress.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A new Black Sabbath tune exposes Ozzy's heretofore-unknown beef with Friedrich Nietzsche.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, no kidding.
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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 1:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I sometimes forget that we live in a world where people not only believe in exorcism but have "serious" debates over whether or not one took place... good grief.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22616792
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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Never underestimate the power of believing in fairy tales.
Edit: Well, dang. 4 more replies until this one gets locked and moved.
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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If a creepy, old, religious dude in a white dress and hat touched my dome, I would scream too.
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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 9:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In other news, he apparently just admitted that Atheists can be good people even though they don't believe in God and as such, they will be allowed into heaven. So congrats guys, you get stuck spending eternity worshiping a God you don't believe in but I guess it beats eternal fire.
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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TeflonJon wrote:
In other news, he apparently just admitted that Atheists can be good people even though they don't believe in God and as such, they will be allowed into heaven. So congrats guys, you get stuck spending eternity worshiping a God you don't believe in but I guess it beats eternal fire.


How the heck does he get around Revelation 21:8, John 14:6, Hebrews 11:6, and probably various others?
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PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2013 2:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trassin wrote:
How the heck does he get around Revelation 21:8, John 14:6, Hebrews 11:6, and probably various others?


The same way we do. Recognize it as fiction and move on.
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