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It was Red Bull, everyone. Red Bull.
Somehow, that ad is controversial…
I still prefer Family Guy‘s version of Jesus’ miracles:
(via Joe. My. God.)
Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.
I ignored Red Bull all these years and did not know I was doing work for God.
The godly should be pleased. What’s been considered up until now as total bull has been relegated to Red bull.
Reminds me of the joke about the rabbi, priest, and minister who went fishing. Also wish Jesus had said, “Me!” because it would have been funnier.
I like how Southpark did the fish and bread, “Now turn around… Now Turn around…”
If people are offended by this, then religion is utterly beyond criticism.
BTW Protestant rationalists from the 18th century would have loved the stepping stones thing, as they always wanted to keep the bible as the inspired word of God, but also find a naturalistic explanation for Jesus’ miracles. That’s where we get the ‘swoon theory’ from: Jesus didn’t actually die on the cross, but later recovered his strength, after which he appeared to his disciples.
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