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HBO Hates Popes, Loves Kennedys

mturn115 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 1:31 PM
Will: Are you the one who has explored all of the heavens, universes, globes, etc. and who has ultimate knowledge of the world, past, present and future? Have you also died and come back to tell us what happens after life? You must be, if you can definitely state that there is no heaven and that once someone dies they are dead and that's it. Please, Will, go national and tell everyone about your wisdom. On the other hand, if you haven't done this, then you're deluded to think you can definitely state all this.
dreadnaught/13 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 3:20 PM

Yes, otherwise stupid Vaginaphobe!

Yeahaboutthat Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 2:09 PM
If you take everything in the Bible on faith, with no proof, I hope you appreciate the irony in demanding that someone else explore every corner of the universe to prove the validity of their claim
ericynot Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 1:56 PM
mturn, how is Will any more deluded than all the religions that "think you can definitely state all this" (where you go after death, etc.). I'd say Will's got just as much chance of being right as they do, but unlike the churches, Will is not asking anyone to pay for his opinion.
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