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  •  Truly great diary (4.00)
    I have said it before and I will say it again, and this essay reminds me --

    If Jesus came back today, he would be crucified again -- by those who most loudly proclaim themselves to be Christians.  Fundamentalist Christians are the modern equivalent of the Pharisees.  Hypocritical doesn't begin to describe it.

    "Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." Mencken "This is one of those times." Me

    by jsmdlawyer on Wed Dec 22, 2004 at 09:48:01 AM PST

    •  Amen. (none)
      You're so right--it would unfold exactly the same way.  People like Falwell and Robertson, Frist and Santorum would be outraged at this man, who dared to call himself a servant of God, associating with prostitutes and drug addicts and homeless people.  And when he started challenging them publicly, they'd find a way to get rid of him.

      A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. --William James

      by Leslie in CA on Wed Dec 22, 2004 at 04:22:40 PM PST

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