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I don’t know why Jesus complained about being in this position. Seems pretty comfortable to me:
(via The American Jesus)
Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.
Oh! No! The … Comfy Chair!!!
“Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!”
He must be made of stronger stuff. Poke him with the soft pillows!
We’re sorry; the Soft Pillows are currently occupied by the fluffy kittens. As it is forbidden to interrupt their nap time, the Pillows will be unavailable until further notice. We suggest using the rack.
I imagining this on some Saturday morning TV’s evangelical version of Pee Wee Herman’s Funhouse.
That looks like a lot of fun. I want one.
Now I know what to get Bill Donohue (catholic league) for his next birthday!
But if my arms are fastened down how can I reach my remote?
This opens up a rich market for toe remotes, remote wrist straps, voice activation (like in 30 Rock), and brain interfaces.
Do the arms close in to make ot a strait jacket? Wouldn’t that be perfect for the clergy!
Interestingly, there is no reason to believe that Jesus was crucified in the arms-out posture that we are accustomed to from Christian iconography. First-century victims were often crucified on a simple stake stuck into the ground. Their arms were just tied or nailed above their heads.
I always wondered about that. Building an actual cross seemed like unnecessary work, given its intended use.
There is a very good reason: better marketing. Nobody wants their idol martyred like a common criminal.
Am I the only one here that sees some kinky possibilities for this recliner?
The holes look like they were planned for ropes to go through and there is that slight scuffing at the ends of the arms.
You are not alone.
OH yeah..this is the “friendly” atheist. Why don’t you stick a picture of JEW in that chair to get some real laughs, you little shrimp.
Says the troll who probably wears an icon of a torture device around his/her throat, or nails one over his/her bed. Have a laugh instead!
The image is funny to non-atheists as well.
Shrimp and Jew…did you just make a funny?
“Not Friendly Anymore ” for the win! Just added him to the list of the troll handles he used to go (still goes by ) on the Net.
JCB, JBC, James Christensen, Jimmy Blair, Goldstein, Goldstein Squad and various other variations on the Goldstein theme, Dianna, Anna, KC James, Jake, Morrison, Rocky Morrison, Randall Morrison, Rocky.Morrison.90, Uncle Bobolink.
If anyone comes across any other incarnations of the troll, please, e-mail any links to the blog posts to IPAddressHunter at gmail dot com
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