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backagan.ml Yep. Your humble scribe and itinerant lucre-chasing, land raping, small mammal tormenting, booze hunting, beer swilling, cigar chomping, long ranging, global oilman has for you yet another installment of "Tales of the Indigent Rich", a.k.a., "As the Rotar
bible.god Oh really? Let's look at some of the Gods mentioned in the Bible:
bible.wa THE BIBLE: AN EX- FUNDAMENTALIST'S PERSPECTIVE By May E. Dooley
billwolf.lie You are a liar. Let me refresh your memory just one more time so we can all have a good laugh at you, Jerkoff.
canann.orl The Bible story seems to have been meant as an explanation for the remaining evidence of mounds and rubble which indicated historical events - something relatively common in the OT.
cbn.bbb Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. Philanthropic Advisory Service Report
chain.let I sometimes see religion as the mother of all chain letters.
chewcud.bib The Bible also says grasshoppers have four legs, rabbits are cud chewing animals and many other fallacious things. Go figure.
choice.gun Your -present- CHOICE of attitude regarding God constitutes a -present- CHOOSING of eternal torment.
compete.rel Look up the hebrew for "grove" and you'll find:
confess.hs They say confession is good for the soul. Being an atheist and therefore bereft of a soul, one immediately sees the inherent quandary. But, what the hell, I'll feel better.
control.pk UNMASKING THE PROMISEKEEPERS: CHRISTIAN BROTHERHOOD AIMS TO KEEP WOMEN UNDER CONTROL.
controve.sr RUSHDIE OFFENDS AGAIN The fugitive-author returns to the attack, lampooning Hindu nationalists in his new novel
corrupt.xin Bill Gates corrupts more people with one release of Windows than what your imaginary superhero does in a century.
cote.txt The perpetuation of ignorance and superstition for monetary gain is, I would think, unethical as well as eventually self-destructive. The "Mysterious Origins of Man" is certainly not science -- it is claptrap.
electric.gds I was in the local oriental market this evening. And I saw something there that was True Tacky through and through.
england.ml If for no reason other than the fact that Marilyn thinks that I can relate a good tale and that Gwen asked, I thought I'd recount a small tale of whimsy that evolved whilst I was completing my last contract over in the area now (at least today) referred t
evidence.hp Don't need _incontrovertible_ evidence, John. Got _anything_ which is evidence of gods existing outside imagination (as opposed to evidence that some people _believe_ that gods exist, please)? Fail to grasp the difference in the requests?
fellowsp.xin Obviously you have never experienced Christian fellowship.
fix-up.god "Hey Charlie! Look what someone brought into the shop!" "A Elohim Industries series YHVH? They haven't made those in millenia."
flaterth.mus The earth is as flat as a pancake, and if you don't believe it you are just another dirty atheist.
god.hs God here,and with all the BS going on in the world I've stopped believing in myself too.
godless.mon Actually, there is a tribe of nomadic herdsfolk in the east Govi Basin of the Democratic Republic of Mongolia that is entirely without a creation/armageddon/what's-it-all-about mythos (I've met them and actually worked with some of them who hire out to th
hector2.hs And what about -my- rights? You have none. Mikey has them all. Divorce will become illegal if the other party will be hurt by it
hitler.txt "... as if I were the master of the situation" Proverbial Manipulation in Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf
hitler.wib "The folkish-minded man, in particular, has the sacred duty, each in his own denomination, of making people stop just talking superficially of God's will, and actually fulfill God's will, and not let God's word be desecrated.
homosex.jes The `sin' that obsesses some Christians did not rate a mention by [Jesus] himself. Why do Christian fundamentalists hate gays?
hs-faq.new Date: 08-22-96 23:29 Holysmoke Faq. Please find attached hereafter the HolySmoke FAQ in its current incarnation.
isaiah.dss Joseph A. Fitzmyer, professor emeritus of New Testament at The Catholic University of America, dashed cold water onto the hopes of those who had hastily concluded too much from the Qumran text of Isaiah: