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56. Comment #79523 by Veronique

Didn't McGrath say that god/jesus doesn't exhort anyone to do violence?:-). Sure Alistair, we believe you!

But note that the quote doesn't advocate drowning someone, it simply poses a hypothetical situation which is less bad than the alternative.

In the same way that "Nice place, squire. It'd be pity if it burned down, wouldn't it, Ron?" is simply expressing the disagreeable nature of a particular hypothetical event.

Or the way that "Fings can get broke, you know" is nothing more than an observation on the transient nature of material objects.

Thu, 18 Oct 2007 04:17:00 UTC | #75950