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The sound and fury of theocratic deity abuse
« on: December 19, 2009, 02:48:16 PM »
The sound and fury of theocratic deity abuse

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Here’s a story that seems like a perfect marriage of paranoia, political ridiculousness and a particularly potent strain of religious fundamentalism. Rather then try to produce better health reform bills or to propose any sort of meaningful plans for dealing with healthcare issues in the United States, a very prominent Religious Right group decided to hold an organized evening of prayer to urge God to change the minds of Democrats who’ll be voting on the current health bill. Their justification? The Bible says that prayer affects government ...