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"Making fun of religious kitsch is the easiest thing on earth, because that kitsch is an uglification of something beautiful, a literalization of something abstract."


How can specific religious claims about the nature of existence be abstract? Either they are true, or they aren't. This guys beliefs may be abstract, but he can't get away with asserting that his version is the proper one. It's the 'thats not my God' argument, and it's not even framed very well.


Thu, 16 Oct 2008 15:20:00 UTC | #251867