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Comment 4 by esuther

I have no doubt they'll come up with some hilarious dialog, on this contradiction alone.

One way it could go is that Richard Freakin' Dawkins, being the true scientist he is, upon encountering Mr. Deity, would be compelled by the evidence of his own eyes to actually consider changing his mind. Astonished, the Professor immediately launches into a series of rather pointed and embarrassing questions for Mr. Deity, to better determine if he truly fits the bill as the "God" of the bible. Mr. Deity responds to these inquiries with his usual hilarious blustering and backpedaling, of course. His frustration mounts as Dawkins continues to expose his numerous hypocrisies, so he casts Dawkins into Hell... and then Mr. Deity "wakes up" in a cold sweat from his nightmare (perhaps staring into an amused frown on Lucy's pretty face).

I'll bet dollars to donuts that Brian somehow weaves-in Richard's most famous quotation:

The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.

Mr. Deity: "Ummm.... Richard, is it? Did you really write these things about me?"

Fri, 25 May 2012 15:22:16 UTC | #943497