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Comment #13122 by RichardC on December 15, 2006 at 4:38 pm

I agree with Kergillian and don't think this is really the best 'rational response', being rather childish and needlessly provocative.
It's just going to get religious people's back up and entrench them in their own camp.

I have to disagree. I frequently find that those that have never had faith, persistently underestimate the pernicious ability of the meme to infiltrate every aspect of ones life. What for you is a silly superstition, was for me at the age of 14 the stuff of nightmares.

Many christians are not even aware this scripture exists, and many of those that are live in perpetual terror of inadvertently blaspheming the holy spirit. Merely making people aware of this doctrine is positive, because it illustrates the fundamental injustice and incoherence of christianity.

As a recent "convert" to atheisim, the power of this scripture to terrorise me is still very real. When you genuinely beleive in an eternal hell, this shit is frightening.

Nope, keep on mocking, the more the merrier, and I mean that in the grim, embittered, ready for the long haul sense.

Fri, 15 Dec 2006 16:50:00 UTC | #11277