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The Religion Thread

Unread post by bannination » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:43 am

Jesus wept … oh, it's bad plumbing. Time to throw you in jail for pointing it out.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/no ... esus-tears

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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:54 am

trickles typically result from non-pressurized drains


they was sucking down the holy affluent

reckon that wouldn't be like a new thing
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Unread post by homerfobe » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:53 am

Leaky plumbing behind the wall? If that is an actual photo, that explanation is as daft as the original claim. The cross isn't even touching the vertical wall; besides that, how did the water, that runs downward, reach out to the cross?

At any rate, I'm sure the story made your day.
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Unread post by O Really » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:56 am

Two items of note in this article:

First, the terminally gullible do not need any active attempt to mislead in order to come up with an improbable story. It's not like the Church created the leak and advertised it as a miracle. Apparently somebody(s) saw the water and, instead of saying "we need to find out what's happening there before the water ruins our statue" said "look - it's a miracle. Let's drink some water we don't know the source of that's in one of the dirtiest cities on earth."

Secondly, because of the concept of "blasphemy" no country that doesn't adhere strictly to some version of "separation of church and state" can never have freedom of speech. And, if freedom of speech is eroded, freedom of action goes away, too.

Despotism isn't always secular.

Actually, as I think about it, the concept of jumping to improbable conclusions while ignoring simpler, more obvious and more likely ones isn't limited to religious Indians.

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Unread post by bannination » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:36 am

homerfobe wrote:Leaky plumbing behind the wall? If that is an actual photo, that explanation is as daft as the original claim. The cross isn't even touching the vertical wall; besides that, how did the water, that runs downward, reach out to the cross?

At any rate, I'm sure the story made your day.

There was a rather large scientific inquiry into this. I believe it was by capillary action, I'm sure if you use the google you can answer that yourself.


Or you can just say Goddidit.

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Unread post by Crock Hunter » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:37 am

homerfobe wrote: If that is an actual photo, that explanation is as daft as the original claim. The cross isn't even touching the vertical wall; besides that, how did the water, that runs downward, reach out to the cross?
LMAO... even so .. the perpetually gullible homer ultimately sides with "it's a miracle" . ... With your kind around. ... Occam surely must grow tired of spinning in his grave..
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Unread post by O Really » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:44 am

bannination wrote:
homerfobe wrote:Leaky plumbing behind the wall? If that is an actual photo, that explanation is as daft as the original claim. The cross isn't even touching the vertical wall; besides that, how did the water, that runs downward, reach out to the cross?

At any rate, I'm sure the story made your day.

There was a rather large scientific inquiry into this. I believe it was by capillary action, I'm sure if you use the google you can answer that yourself.


Or you can just say Goddidit.
From another source, quoting Sanal Edamaruku:

"I had a close look at a nearby washroom and the connected drainage system that passed underneath the concrete base of the cross. I removed some stones from the drain and found it was blocked. I touched the walls, the base, and the cross and took some photographs for documentation. It was very simple: Water from the washroom, which had been blocked in the clogged drainage system, had been transmitted via capillary action into the adjacent walls and the base of the cross as well as into the wooden cross itself. The water came out through a nail hole and ran down over the statue's feet."

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Unread post by O Really » Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:45 pm

LOL, that's funny! :twisted:

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Unread post by Stinger » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:04 pm

O Really wrote:LOL, that's funny! :twisted:
The second one (attachment -- couldn't get a URL) is actually the first one, and I think the girl was serious. Scary, huh?

Link to the original: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/lucifer-our-lord

The second one was obviously some wag having a good time with her insanity.

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Unread post by Guest » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:06 pm

This thread appears to be a bunch of wags having fun with their insanity! :crazy: :lol: :wtf:

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Unread post by Stinger » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:29 pm

Guest wrote:This thread appears to be a bunch of wags having fun with their insanity! :crazy: :lol: :wtf:
Correctamundo.

This forum appears to be a bunch of wags having fun with their insanity! Welcome back.

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Unread post by bannination » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:11 am

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Depending on which gospel you read of course, different ones having him saying different final words.

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Unread post by bannination » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:24 am

Vrede wrote:God created capillary action and blocked the washroom drain pipe. Debate settled.
God must hate me, that explains why I have to keep a good stock of draino.
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:35 am

Wneglia wrote:Our Lord and Savior
Only for Republicans. They're the ones who take endless claims of what Obama has said or done or intends to do, entirely on faith.

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Unread post by O Really » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Vrede wrote:Jamie Foxx is a comedian. My guess is that he was making fun of cons like Wneglia. If so, the wingnut blogosphere outrage just makes the joke that much richer.
True that. But Dems, sometimes including me, have been way too defensive over that term - I think created or at least corrupted by Limbaugh. It would be offensive only to those whose vocabulary is limited only to Biblical connotation. Being "saved" from a mess created by the President who didn't exist and whose name must not be spoken, has nothing to do with what the religious people consider being "saved" from Hell. Do you suppose they object to an "Angel" investor or think that a "White Knight" will really ride in on a white steed to save their company?

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Unread post by O Really » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:27 pm

Vrede wrote:The phrase was, "Our Lord and Savior Barack Obama," so I'll go with either wingnutty or mocking cons and am leaning towards the latter.
Let's not ignore the possibility that Jamie Foxx really really sincerely believes that Obama is Jesus returned and is sincere in his worship and use of "Lord and Savior." Right. On second thought, let's do ignore that.

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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:29 pm

O Really wrote:
Vrede wrote:The phrase was, "Our Lord and Savior Barack Obama," so I'll go with either wingnutty or mocking cons and am leaning towards the latter.
Let's not ignore the possibility that Jamie Foxx really really sincerely believes that Obama is Jesus returned and is sincere in his worship and use of "Lord and Savior." Right. On second thought, let's do ignore that.

where is super sale to tell us what we meant when we said what we said we meant to say
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Re: The Religion Thread

Unread post by O Really » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:34 pm

People believe whatever they want, regardless of contrary evidence...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perception ... _phenomena

I've always wondered that even if it is Mary's face in the pancake, so what? What's the frequency, Kenneth?

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