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  •  I guess that I should have (1+ / 0-)
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    added that it was a rhetorical question to provoke discussion.

    •  to be honest, if I didn't recognize your name (1+ / 0-)
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      I'd have thought this kind of post a false flag attack from a wingnut blog.  Even now, I would not be surprised to see it show up on one of them as an example of what they would call liberal hypocrisy.

      Gotta watch that.  We've seen it before.

      A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' Douglas Adams

      by dougymi on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 05:30:42 PM PDT

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    •  No, you didn't need to. (0+ / 0-)

      It was well written and had sufficient information to those who read carefully and  understood the clues (and frankly weren't simply responding to the title).

      The absurdity of the issue raised by the atheist is brilliant:

      somehow I find that blasphemous and disrespectful of a deity

      Yes, I often worry about things disrespecting things I know don't exist. I always worry that sparkly confetti blasphemes Tinkerbell and her fairy dust!

      And the atheist suggesting he might employ Swendenborg's techniques?  Ironic perfection! (Or maybe perfect irony?)  

      I liked your diary, Karen.

      Everything is meaningless, except of course it's not.

      © grover

      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 06:25:07 PM PDT

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