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Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 1 by Ignorant Amos

These people are fuckin' rockets!!!!!

The Rev. says it "we live in one world and they live in another"

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:20:00 UTC | #410214

Apemanblues's Avatar Comment 2 by Apemanblues

Pricks

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:37:00 UTC | #410215

Pete.K's Avatar Comment 3 by Pete.K

When thank goodness old Rev Whatisface has some common sense, but then he isn't fleecing the people, through fear and intimidation, into giving their money to these charlatan evangelists. Wherever fools gather there will always be someone to take advantage of them, except for Kent Hovind of course, he can't take advantage of simpletons until his release from prison.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:43:00 UTC | #410218

Prankster's Avatar Comment 4 by Prankster

I always knew most American sweets (candy) were evil personified but......

Fucking hell! Sex with demons. I can get that by visiting most nightclubs in Liverpool on a Friday or Saturday night, Halloween notwithstanding. Disliking orange and brown? These people are cabbages and need throwing in a large padded cell in my opinon.

Evil money grubbing fakers and charlatans-one more example of religious idiocy impinging on a bit of fun.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:44:00 UTC | #410219

alexhouse's Avatar Comment 5 by alexhouse

Actually, Reverend - you are in their world, not in mine. Funny you can't see it.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:45:00 UTC | #410220

Jos Gibbons's Avatar Comment 6 by Jos Gibbons

If you were trying to parody religion, you'd do it just like this (if you weren't afraid of being accused of exaggerating it). But no, this story is real. These people really believe that these candies are prepared by people who drink blood. (I wonder why they avoided the word vampires.) Do these people have any explanation why demons are most powerful during October?

"A thoughtful religious man" - comparatively, perhaps. But getting called "thoughtful" just because you don't believe in satanically possessed sugar cane seems like the bar has been placed pretty low.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:48:00 UTC | #410221

Sally Luxmoore's Avatar Comment 7 by Sally Luxmoore

Total insanity.

As usual, I am reminded of how wrong GK Chesterton was when he said that when you cease to believe in God, you will believe in anything.
The truth is that it is the 'believers' who will believe in anything.
It is ironic that the television people turned to a different kind of believer for the 'sane' view. It would have been so much more appropriate to have got someone like Sam Harris, Dan Dennett or Michael Shermer etc etc to make a genuinely 'un-faith-tainted' comment.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:52:00 UTC | #410223

Nunbeliever's Avatar Comment 8 by Nunbeliever

Can there be anything more entertaining than watching religious people fight each other? "You are a lunatic.... No YOU are..."

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 13:08:00 UTC | #410226

Michael P.'s Avatar Comment 9 by Michael P.

This story is completely true: the demons got me YEARS ago. . .

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 13:25:00 UTC | #410228

Imroy's Avatar Comment 10 by Imroy

Sally: At the risk of being labelled an accomodationist, I don't think it would have been better to get Harris, Dennett, Shermer, etc on to comment instead of the reverend. More people would be able to dismiss their views, because they're those evil, amoral atheists.

Having not only one of their own, but a reverend too (they get more respect), makes what he says more acceptable to fellow religious people. Plus, it demonstrates what extremist loons Pat and Kimberly are. I mean, sure, an Atheist/skeptic/etc is expected to criticise this sort of nonsense. But when a mainstream Christian calls them nuts, and a reverend no less? That must have them questioning things.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 13:40:00 UTC | #410231

Border Collie's Avatar Comment 11 by Border Collie

Actually, the "Rev." Barry Lynn is one of the most sane guys around and he's on our side. I mean, being an attorney, how much of a "Rev." can he really be? Anyway, don't eat the candy. You'll turn into a zombie and have sex with demons ... and you'll be hyperactive with rotting teeth.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 13:42:00 UTC | #410232

chompermom's Avatar Comment 13 by chompermom

Well, what do you know? That is scarier than Dick Chaney.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 14:03:00 UTC | #410236

Chrysippus_Maximus's Avatar Comment 12 by Chrysippus_Maximus

I serve sissy punk gods... I call them musicians, though.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 14:03:00 UTC | #410235

InYourFaceNewYorker's Avatar Comment 14 by InYourFaceNewYorker

The world is doomed.

I have a great idea: let's all find a demon to bang tonight while watching the ultimate horror film, "Jesus Camp!"

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:00:00 UTC | #410247

Yebhx's Avatar Comment 15 by Yebhx

Ha. Go to http://www.demonbuster.com/ for religious advice on dealing with trolls, succubi, ghosts and witches.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:17:00 UTC | #410250

G_Wyn's Avatar Comment 16 by G_Wyn

Nunbeliever and Alexhouse, I agree.
I'd never heard of "Americans United for Separation of Church and State" but I read on their website
that it protects the historic American principle of church-state separation. So far, so good.
Then I learn that its president is a "deeply religious person" and a reverend. ?!? I don't follow; is this because I'm not an American?

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:18:00 UTC | #410251

8theist's Avatar Comment 17 by 8theist

Text of original article posted on CBN.com
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HALLOWEEN

The Danger of Celebrating Halloween
By Kimberly Daniels
Guest Writer

CBN.com – Halloween—October 31—is considered a holiday in the United States. In fact, it rivals Christmas with regard to how widely celebrated it is. Stores that sell only Halloween-related paraphernalia open up a few months before the day and close shortly after it ends. But is Halloween a holiday that Christians should be observing?

The word "holiday" means "holy day." But there is nothing holy about Halloween. The root word of Halloween is "hallow," which means "holy, consecrated and set apart for service." If this holiday is hallowed, whose service is it set apart for? The answer to that question is very easy—Lucifer's!

Lucifer is a part of the demonic godhead. Remember, everything God has, the devil has a counterfeit. Halloween is a counterfeit holy day that is dedicated to celebrating the demonic trinity of : the Luciferian Spirit (the false father); the Antichrist Spirit (the false holy spirit); and the Spirit of Belial (the false son).

The key word in discussing Halloween is "dedicated." It is dedicated to darkness and is an accursed season. During Halloween, time-released curses are always loosed. A time-released curse is a period that has been set aside to release demonic activity and to ensnare souls in great measure.

You may ask, "Doesn't God have more power than the devil?" Yes, but He has given that power to us. If we do not walk in it, we will become the devil's prey. Witchcraft works through dirty hearts and wrong spirits.

During this period demons are assigned against those who participate in the rituals and festivities. These demons are automatically drawn to the fetishes that open doors for them to come into the lives of human beings. For example, most of the candy sold during this season has been dedicated and prayed over by witches.

Even the colors of Halloween (orange, brown and dark red) are dedicated. These colors are connected to the fall equinox, which is around the 20th or 21st of September each year and is sometimes called "Mabon." During this season witches are celebrating the changing of the seasons from summer to fall. They give praise to the gods for the demonic harvest. They pray to the gods of the elements (air, fire, water and earth).

Mother earth is highly celebrated during the fall demonic harvest. Witches praise mother earth by bringing her fruits, nuts and herbs. Demons are loosed during these acts of worship. When nice church folk lay out their pumpkins on the church lawn, fill their baskets with nuts and herbs, and fire up their bonfires, the demons get busy. They have no respect for the church grounds. They respect only the sacrifice and do not care if it comes from believers or non-believers.

Gathering around bonfires is a common practice in pagan worship. As I remember, the bonfires that I attended during homecoming week when I was in high school were always in the fall. I am amazed at how we ignorantly participate in pagan, occult rituals.

The gods of harvest that the witches worship during their fall festivals are the Corn King and the Harvest Lord. The devil is too stupid to understand that Jesus is the Lord of the Harvest 365 days a year. But we cannot be ignorant of the devices of the enemy. When we pray, we bind the powers of the strong men that people involved in the occult worship.

Halloween is much more than a holiday filled with fun and tricks or treats. It is a time for the gathering of evil that masquerades behind the fictitious characters of Dracula, werewolves, mummies and witches on brooms. The truth is that these demons that have been presented as scary cartoons actually exist. I have prayed for witches who are addicted to drinking blood and howling at the moon.

While the lukewarm and ignorant think of these customs as "just harmless fun," the vortexes of hell are releasing new assignments against souls. Witches take pride in laughing at the ignorance of natural men (those who ignore the spirit realm).

Decorating buildings with Halloween scenes, dressing up for parties, going door-to-door for candy, standing around bonfires and highlighting pumpkin patches are all acts rooted in entertaining familiar spirits. All these activities are demonic and have occult roots.

The word "occult" means "secret." The danger of Halloween is not in the scary things we see but in the secret, wicked, cruel activities that go on behind the scenes. These activities include:

* Sex with demons
* Orgies between animals and humans
* Animal and human sacrifices
* Sacrificing babies to shed innocent blood
* Rape and molestation of adults, children and babies
* Revel nights
* Conjuring of demons and casting of spells
* Release of "time-released" curses against the innocent and the ignorant.

Another abomination that goes on behind the scenes of Halloween is necromancy, or communication with the dead. Séances and contacting spirit guides are very popular on Halloween, so there is a lot of darkness lurking in the air.

However, Ephesians 1:19-21 speaks of the authority of the believer and the exceeding greatness of God's power in us (the same power that raised Christ from the dead). It goes on to say that that Jesus is seated in heavenly places far above all principalities, power, might, dominions and every name that is named. The good news is that because we are seated in heavenly places with Jesus, the same demonic activity that is under His feet is under our feet, too!

People who worship the devil continue to attempt to lift him up. But he has already been cast out and down! Many are blinded to this fact, but the day will come when all will know he has been defeated once and for all.

When we accept Jesus but refuse to renounce Satan and his practices, we are neither hot nor cold but lukewarm—and the Word says that God will spit us out of His mouth. The problem with lukewarm is that it attempts to mix the things of the devil with the things of God. It is God's desire that we serve Him alone.

Second Corinthians 6:15 asks the question, "And what agreement has Christ with Belial?" As believers, we need to answer that question in our hearts. We must avoid the very appearance of evil. I would not want a demon spirit to mistake me for an occult worshiper.

There is no doubt in my heart that God is not calling us to replace fall festivals and Halloween activities; rather, He wants us to utterly destroy the deeds of this season. If you or your family members have opened the door to any curses that are released during the demonic fall festivals, renounce them and repent. I already have. Then declare with me: "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord!"

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:23:00 UTC | #410252

Friend Giskard's Avatar Comment 18 by Friend Giskard

This is novel, but I fail to see how it rises above the normal level of craziness for religions.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:28:00 UTC | #410253

yanquetino's Avatar Comment 19 by yanquetino

Uh... why can't the parents simply pray over their kids' bags of candy to exorcise the demons before they gobble it down? Wha'sa matter? God isn't more powerful than Satan and his minions?

Besides... they are denying the Tooth Fairy a decent living!

Can't wait to hear what they have to say about the Easter Bunny.

Gaaaaawd, what a world.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:30:00 UTC | #410254

caraz84's Avatar Comment 20 by caraz84

oh my god some americans just get worse by the day can't wait to see what they come up with next

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:36:00 UTC | #410256

Roland_F's Avatar Comment 21 by Roland_F

How ridiculous crazy to believe in blood drinking daemons produced Halloween candies.

Of course better use wafers transsubstatiated into the body of Christ and gape-juice transsubstatiated into the blood of Christ as Halloween present., this makes more sense than these strange superstitious beliefs isn’t it £

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:51:00 UTC | #410257

Border Collie's Avatar Comment 22 by Border Collie

I can't wait for the Southpark guys to take this to new heights, I mean depths. And they say voodoo is dead. Puleeze! I've not seen the Demon Buster Winnebago, but I have seen the Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile. Does that count?

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:57:00 UTC | #410258

A's Avatar Comment 23 by A

The people are idiotic pricks.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:04:00 UTC | #410260

glenister_m's Avatar Comment 24 by glenister_m

"They say your body is a temple. But I'm not religious. So I like to rent out my body to demons for private parties." - comedian Mitch Fatel

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:25:00 UTC | #410268

flying goose's Avatar Comment 25 by flying goose

I shall be out trick or treating with my kids tonight, I have a nice black clock, and a besom just about to start on the pumpkin. The rev is right, these people don't like anyone who is not like them. They are dangerous dangerous dangerous.

On Separation, it works both ways. Where church and state work together, both try to interfere in each others sphere.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:36:00 UTC | #410270

superwolf's Avatar Comment 26 by superwolf

Why don't they just pray over the high fructose corn syrup? It's in everything from candy to ketchup. They'd snag a lot of souls that way.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:37:00 UTC | #410271

mordacious1's Avatar Comment 27 by mordacious1

This woman may be suffering from Samhainophobia.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:40:00 UTC | #410272

sara g's Avatar Comment 28 by sara g

These people aren't just real, they're fairly common. I know a couple whe spend every halloween hiding in the basement of their church with as many children as they can convince that a "lock-in" is a slumber party. A less extreme version is the ones who hand out Christian propaganda with their treats. That includes a good quarter of some neighborhoods.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:57:00 UTC | #410275

artisfact's Avatar Comment 29 by artisfact

A lawyer as well as a minister...what a clever pick by MSNBC.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 17:13:00 UTC | #410278

TIKI AL's Avatar Comment 30 by TIKI AL

Lawyer Lynn chased god out of the Iowa prisons!

"Americans United filed suit against the Interchange Freedom Initiative (IFI), a program of Prison Fellowship Ministries. IFI's had contracted with the state of Iowa to provide in-prison rehabilitation programs. The suit alleged that the Iowa program violated the separation of church and state in the Constitution. Lynn asserted that the program was saturated with fundamentalist Christianity and treated non-fundamentalist inmates like second-class citizens. Prison Fellowship Ministries responded with claims of the program's alleged effectiveness in reduced recidivism (two studies - one by the State of Texas [5] and one by the University of Pennsylvania [6] - support these claims, while according to the Americans United website, a professor at UCLA has "debunked" one of the studies as "statistically flawed."[7] Two federal courts agreed with Lynn that the program was unconstitutional. After a federal court struck down the program, Prison Fellowship appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The state of Iowa joined with IFI in appealing the decision. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals assembled a three-judge panel, including former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, to hear the appeal. On December 3, 2007, this panel affirmed the lower court decision, and the IFI program was removed from the Iowa prison." ...WIKI

...I wonder if Sandra is trying to make up for installing Bush as president in 2000 and ruining the world.

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 17:23:00 UTC | #410283