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Posted: 17 February 2007 01:58 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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Speaking of bizarre beliefs:

 

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Posted: 18 February 2007 07:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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“A Christian youth worker told me how he thought the cult was childish. ‘It’s like a baby playing games,’ he insisted. ‘Those people are holding on to a dream that will never come true,’ he said.”

Umm…  Pot? Kettle? 

Thanks for the link!

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Posted: 18 February 2007 08:18 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Yeah… I too found it highly amusing that the Christian called them childish… at least in that cult there are probably people alive today who could have seen this American with their own eyes.

I had heard about these before and at first it strikes you as really odd…but then you have to consider what it was like when Christianity was first taking off….and this cult seems a little less out of the ordinary, although no less insupportable and ridiculous.

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Posted: 18 February 2007 11:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Fascinating.  smile  John Frum. As in “John from America.” Does that make the United States the holy land?

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Posted: 18 February 2007 12:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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Of course the US is the holy land….just ask George W.
He is wise beyond human comprehension raspberry

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Posted: 18 February 2007 03:50 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Yeah. He wears that W like a crown.  LOL

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Posted: 18 February 2007 10:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]  
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Read more about cargo cults in the God Delusion

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Posted: 19 February 2007 01:11 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]  
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Really?

I currently have the book on bid at e-bay. If I can get out of paying full price for a hardcover book….I’m cheap. smile

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Posted: 19 February 2007 02:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]  
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This is by far the most hilarious part

“A Christian youth worker told me how he thought the cult was childish. “It’s like a baby playing games,” he insisted. “Those people are holding on to a dream that will never come true,” he said.”

Its like the old joke:

What’s the difference between Jesus and a boomerang?


A boomerang comes back.

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