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Old 10-15-2015, 01:37 PM
 
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"... to stop religious leaders from getting too big headed."

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.. The quote comes from an interview about his newest book "Not In God's Name." at the 3:00 minute mark, but the whole interview is wonderfully interesting.

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Old 10-15-2015, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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"... to stop religious leaders from getting too big headed."
Hmmm, it doesn't appear to be working.

Does god have a fall back plan?
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:04 PM
 
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Thanks, it's been a long day. I needed a laugh.
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Divided Tribes of America
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Hmmm, it doesn't appear to be working.

Does god have a fall back plan?
Hilarious!

Yes, he does have a backup plan:
God Announces Plans To Slowly Wean Humans Off Religion - The Onion - America's Finest News Source
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:16 PM
 
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Hmmm, it doesn't appear to be working.

Does god have a fall back plan?
shame I can't rep you for that.
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Whaddya know. The Onion gets it right - unintentionally. Like they say, (Poe's law?) there is no spoof so crazy that it looks more whacky than some of the genuine stuff we get.

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Old 10-15-2015, 03:46 PM
 
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Sounds like the media onion are under the authority with the spirit of the false prophet ....Then Rabbi Jonathan says Atheist are a challenge to The religious , which is not a good thing to say
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Old 10-15-2015, 05:31 PM
 
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Then Rabbi Jonathan says Atheist are a challenge to The religious , which is not a good thing to say
Why so?
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Old 10-16-2015, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Somewhere out there.
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"... to stop religious leaders from getting too big headed."

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.. The quote comes from an interview about his newest book "Not In God's Name." at the 3:00 minute mark, but the whole interview is wonderfully interesting.

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Wise person. I like him.

Atheists clearly do have a purpose. Since we reject the premise that the universe was created by a god we have to have other ideas about it. Inquisitive minds lead to new discoveries.
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