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Chris Roberts's Avatar Comment 1 by Chris Roberts

Is it just me or are there a lot of stupid people in this world?

I mean, why would a divine figure even choose to re-appear on a biscuit or a toilet seat?

Surely an impromtu prayer service at a random church would be much more appropriate!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:04:00 UTC | #421081

thcia's Avatar Comment 2 by thcia

Actually it looks a lot like the late Jim Morrison of the Doors.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:08:00 UTC | #421083

A's Avatar Comment 3 by A

Comment #439570 by Nails

**I mean, why would a divine figure even choose to re-appear on a biscuit or a toilet seat?**

God is beyond man's comprehension, if he choses to appear in a popular range of biscuits then that is his want.

As for the toilet seat, maybe he like to have his face sat on.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:12:00 UTC | #421085

Shigawire's Avatar Comment 4 by Shigawire

Pattern seeking mammals. Period.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:18:00 UTC | #421087

root2squared's Avatar Comment 5 by root2squared

Isn't that a curvaceous lady on the iron? No wait, if you look closely, it's a hot babe in a mini skirt. No no no, it's a bikini.
Hmm...why are we posting porn images on this site?

Or is it just me?

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:24:00 UTC | #421089

George Lennan's Avatar Comment 6 by George Lennan

oh god check this out while you're on that page. I nearly wet myself

http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/752923-drunk-mans-beer-buying-efforts-achieve-internet-video-fame

mammal you are!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:26:00 UTC | #421090

Clairebear's Avatar Comment 7 by Clairebear

... weird ...

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:34:00 UTC | #421094

prophet733's Avatar Comment 8 by prophet733

...ive tried posting a real reply, but i just cant come up with something.

First thing i did was google for 'jesus facepalm'

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:38:00 UTC | #421095

Jesus H. Christ's Avatar Comment 9 by Jesus H. Christ

How did the "news" find out about this story? And why did they cover it?

"Hello Channel 13 News, how can I help you?...What? You were cleaning your toilet?... a Jesus face appeared on a bumper sticker?...Now the economy is going to get better? CLICK"

I mean, this isn't news. This belongs on Comedy Central. This should be funny. However, now, since ABC news has covered it, it is just plain sad.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:44:00 UTC | #421097

blitz442's Avatar Comment 10 by blitz442

Haven't these people read Karen Armstrong? Don't they know what religion is all about? God is not a being that manifests himself in the form of material images.

He is an expression of the believer's inner notions of God and self - duh!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:48:00 UTC | #421098

hungarianelephant's Avatar Comment 11 by hungarianelephant

However, http://www.independent.ie/national-news/hundreds-left-disappointed-as-knock-apparition-is-noshow-1966157.html (the story is in the URL, don't waste your time).

Funny, that.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:49:00 UTC | #421100

DocWebster's Avatar Comment 12 by DocWebster

My Great Grandmother refused to by a new tv when her old one died in 1973 because the tube popped while she was watching one of the old Sunday morning preacher shows and the scorch mark inside the tube looked like Jesus. She took it to mean Jesus wanted no part of TV in general and TV religion in particular. I was with her on the TV religion part but I couldn't see Jesus having a problem with cartoons, thus began my long walk down atheist lane.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:50:00 UTC | #421101

DeusExNihilum's Avatar Comment 14 by DeusExNihilum

I can't see a damn thing, except one embarrassingly stupid woman.

She's wish she'd invested in a brain when those looks start to fade.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:52:00 UTC | #421103

NewEnglandBob's Avatar Comment 13 by NewEnglandBob

Stupid cubed.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:52:00 UTC | #421102

LaurieB's Avatar Comment 15 by LaurieB

These Jesus in a biscuit/grilled cheese sandwich/closet door woodgrain/toilet seat are so common that I don't even notice them anymore. They serve as a depressing reminder of the idiotic religiosity of this place. I was going to skip this thread but now I'm glad I didn't. I clicked on that link that George Lennan provided above and what high entertainment that was! Much better than the stupid toilet seat!
Thanks George!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:54:00 UTC | #421104

j.mills's Avatar Comment 16 by j.mills

It doesn't occur to any of these folks that no one knows what jeebus supposedly looked like in the first place. If these were images of jeebus's step-dad's uncle's plumber's mate, how could anyone tell? "Look, this looks like itself! It's a miracle!"

I mean, what kind of god - oh, forget it!

(PS. Yeah, the drunk guy is great fun. And you know what, he kinda reminds me of jeebus! Clearly all his blood has turned to wine for a start...)

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:57:00 UTC | #421106

larson80's Avatar Comment 17 by larson80

There's never a shortage of these r-tards.
I guess it's nice to feel so special that Jesse makes an appearance at your house.
The level of interpretation is also pretty great, since people can always tell what it means. Usually on these lines: "He's just telling us that he cares/is watching out for us (for what?)/has blessed our home (I guess the neighbours were too wanky) etc. etc... Fuck, I'm off to worship my door.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:00:00 UTC | #421107

Daisy Skipper's Avatar Comment 18 by Daisy Skipper

I think the grease stain was actually Mohammad. (It didn't have Jesus's blue eyes.)

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:01:00 UTC | #421108

bluebird's Avatar Comment 19 by bluebird

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:04:00 UTC | #421109

LaurieB's Avatar Comment 20 by LaurieB

j.mills

You're RIGHT!
He looks exactly like JEEZIS!
What does it mean?
Jeezis wants us to buy beer?

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:05:00 UTC | #421110

virtual's Avatar Comment 21 by virtual

It's funny to think of all those Ukranian pilgrims kissing what is clearly a patch where someone's pissed up the wall !

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:08:00 UTC | #421112

blitz442's Avatar Comment 22 by blitz442

Amazing how Jesus only likes to appear to Christians, Mary to devout Catholics, etc. If these heathens only knew the true Gods:

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/queens/2008/10/21/2008-10-21_elephantshaped_ganesh_growth_cured_my_il.html

Can we schedule a show where we get these people together and let them argue about their miracles:

Non-catholic Christian: I saw Jesus as a grease splatter!

Hindu: Bullshit, Jesus is a lie! I saw Ganesh as an oddly shaped flower!

Catholic: I saw Mary in some dirt on the side of a factory wall!

Host: Wonderful, hopefully people are witnessing how amazing and beautiful faith is. We'll be back in a moment with a Jew who saw Moses in a half-eaten shawarma.

And let's throw in a liberal theologian to tell us what it's really about:

Liberal theologian: None of this contradicts the notion of God. God appears in different ways to different people. It is not even important that God exists, in the crude way that, ahem, some people use the word "existence". What is important is the profound feeling that people get in the contemplation of god appearing in a Snickers bar, collection of rocks, or potato chip.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:11:00 UTC | #421116

jcs's Avatar Comment 23 by jcs

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:15:00 UTC | #421118

Dhamma's Avatar Comment 24 by Dhamma

If that looked anywhere near Jesus, I'm not surprised christians think they see Jesus or God a little everywhere. The only thing she proved to me was her retardation.

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:17:00 UTC | #421119

j.mills's Avatar Comment 25 by j.mills

larson80 said:

people can always tell what it means.
That's 'cos it always means the same thing: You are not in fact the loser you secretly know yourself to be. Rather, if you squint at this jam-jar lid and force your brain shut, you'll be able to imagine that you are Profoundly Important. The world is simple, black and white, and you are securely ensconced on the white side, where you not only matter but are always right. Relax: you have at last found a way to make yourself admired, if only by other losers.

(Seem to have my cynical hat on...)

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:24:00 UTC | #421122

AshtonBlack's Avatar Comment 26 by AshtonBlack

We should learn about confirmation bias and statistical probability at high school! Gah!

Interestingly it's always the "local" deity. Aaaaghhh!!!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:28:00 UTC | #421124

blitz442's Avatar Comment 28 by blitz442

12. Comment #439590 by DocWebster

Yep this is a God worth worshiping.

Rather than really make it clear, such as interrupting the broadcast with a divine message to everyone watching, Jesus just chose one old lady and destroyed her t.v. like a petulant child.

Who was it that commented on the fact that when things happen that would logically seem to decrease one's faith in God, for believers these events can actually increase it?

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:36:00 UTC | #421130

Stafford Gordon's Avatar Comment 27 by Stafford Gordon

Despite his right wing leanings I like Daniel Finkelstein; but this is so bloody boring.

Pathetic; he's a bright bloke, a good writer, why is he wasting his time with this tripe.

Who owns the Times now? Pandering piffle!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:36:00 UTC | #421129

SilentMike's Avatar Comment 29 by SilentMike

From the video:

[laughing]There's so much here!


That's the spirit!

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:39:00 UTC | #421131

Nunbeliever's Avatar Comment 30 by Nunbeliever

Reminds me of the old commercial: "look, I just made an MTV-logo..."

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:53:00 UTC | #421133