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Tuesday, January 25, 2005

entry arrow1:22 PM | Jesus Said Beware Those Holier-Than-Thou People Who Bear His Name

This is why I absolutely loathe fundamentalist, evangelical Christianity. (Without apologies, Ryan.)



[via the pig pond]



The utter narrow-mindedness, the inexplicable blindness, the laughable and infuriating paranoia!



I used to go to these churches religiously... grew up with this kind of mentality, actually. When I was a kid, I was the neighborhood collector and distributor of all those Chick publications. I had the complete set of Crusaders comicbooks, which -- among other things -- demonized the Catholic Church, rock music, Islam. The smaller comics/tracts were well-illustrated, but I only now realize they are tools for spreading unbelievable hatred.



Below, for example, is Doom Town, a ridiculous prosecution of alternative lifestyles.





Click it at your own risk,



I tell you, never again.


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