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You know how you can’t take a bath unless Jesus is right there next to you? (No? Just me?)
Now you can make that dream a reality!
I guess Jesus can float on water…
(via The American Jesus)
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.
Rubber ducky, you’re the one. You make bath time lots of fun …
Mehat, do you ever think it is aburd that you are blogging this kind of tripe when you could have been a doctor?
Oh, sorry about the spelling Mehta…of course it could have been Mehta, M.D. but what the heck.
Its a lot easier to make fun of people.
Indeed. But it’s a very difficult and respectable job to leave bitter comments on atheist blogs.
In addition to blogging this kind of tripe, Hemant also teaches maths to young minds, coaches kids in speech/debate (sorry, I forget which and am too lazy to go check,) and uses his tripe-filled blog to drum up lots of money a couple times a year (or more) to donate to various causes. I’d say he’s square with the universe on his karma points (if such a thing existed.)
Are you a doctor?
Hell, NOOOO! He’s doing what makes him happy. I quit my PHD so I could throw myself into my number one hobby: traveling around the world to find the most grotesque Jesus statues on the planet. So far, Italy and Mexico have the best JESII (plural of Jesus?)…Two of my photographs were selected for the Jesus of the Week page and I am mighty proud! This is my favorite…The ugliest baby Jesus on the planet…I found this Jesucristo in a Mexican church…He has no eyeballs and the angels are staring down at their wee fingertips with great conviction in order to avoid looking up at the situation…
Jesus of the Week:
“We are not able to ship this item to your default shipping address.”
or Oriental Trader
I regret to inform you that these ducks don’t float. They’re top-heavy, and tip over.
Tell me about it. We got the Wizard of Oz set. They’re also disappointingly small.
I’m not sure if the donkey duck or the baby Jesus duck with the little swirl of hair is my favorite..
I just realized that the “donkey” was sporting a mohawk. Come to think of it, from a certain angle they look like a punk, a biker (except in a white jacket — can be fixed), three hippies, two nudists, an emo, a couple of furries, and a hipster. Well, and some lost fella with a twirl on his head. Probably just came out of the shower to check out the crowd.
No, none of them are hairy enough or middle eastern enough to even be considered a baby jesus or similar deity like thingy.
I’m sorry, but the Joseph duckie looks absurd with that beard. And don’t even get me started on the Mary duckie…
This is creepy. It’s clear that christians have scant respect for their own religion. How can they expect us to respect it?
However, if someone weighs less than a duck, he is obviously a witch.
She turned me into a newt…………I got better.
Cuckold Joe gets featured too, he’s usually forgotten in nativity scenes or pushed to the back somewhere with the cattle.
Ok Sesame Street, where is your Muppet Nativity scene?
I’d pay big bucks for a Mary portrayed by Miss Piggy.
The information on Amazon tells us that they are not suitable for anyone under three and that the figures do not float upright. What use are they? And who would buy them?
I did, I love rubber duckies and thought these were perfect. I try to put them up on a shelf during holiday time.
The “Wise Duck” on the left looks like he’s sporting an old-school football helmet. I’d like to think he Tebowed at the manger, except he has no legs.
…and he’s a duck.
The angel is just cheating, too.
What the duck?!?!
Duck angel’s head kind of looks like a penis.
So Hemant, did you get one?
Ah that’s too bad.
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