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    much of Catholic doctrine has nothing to do with the Bible, and was implemented around 1100 or so as a means of consolidating the church's power.

    •  Fixing the Bible (0+ / 0-)
      Book: What are we up to, sweetheart?
      River Tam: Fixing your Bible.
      Book: I, um...
      Book: What?
      River Tam: Bible's broken. Contradictions, false logistics - doesn't make sense.
      [she's marked up the bible, crossed out passages and torn out pages]
      Book: No, no. You-you-you can't...
      River Tam: So we'll integrate non-progressional evolution theory with God's creation of Eden. Eleven inherent metaphoric parallels already there. Eleven. Important number. Prime number. One goes into the house of eleven eleven times, but always comes out one. Noah's ark is a problem.
      Book: Really?
      River Tam: We'll have to call it early quantum state phenomenon. Only way to fit 5000 species of mammal on the same boat.
      [rips out page]
      Book: River, you don't fix the Bible.
      River: It's broken. It doesn't make sense.
      Book: It's not about making sense. It's about believing in something, and letting that belief be real enough to change your life. It's about faith. You don't fix faith, River. It fixes you.

      La majestueuse égalité des lois, qui interdit au riche comme au pauvre de coucher sous les ponts, de mendier dans les rues, et de voler du pain.

      by dconrad on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 04:57:25 AM PDT

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