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God fearing Atheist's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by God fearing Atheist

According to the Church, the underlying substances of bread and wine are replaced by the body and blood of Christ while the external appearances of bread and wine remain.

According to the old lady down the road, when she sticks a pin in the doll made from the hair and nail clippings of her old enemy George, George feels pain.

When you put ointment on the sword that caused the wound, the wound heals.

These, and similar tricks, are called "sympathetic magic" (I think).

Isn't such old mumbo-jumbo jolly quaint?

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 00:43:59 UTC | #947298