There Can’t Just Be One Supreme Court Justice Who Believes in the Devil…

(In response to this post)

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Matthew graduated Louisiana State University in 2009 with a BA in studio art and a minor in art history. He has been drawing cartoons and comics online for several years.

  • flyb

    Wait. I thought Clarence Thomas was incapable of speech?

    • C.L. Honeycutt

      He communicates by nodding. Well, technically, it’s Scalia’s hand up his butt that does the nodding, Thomas’s head just moves along.

  • EdmondWherever

    There’s always going to be some disconnect between atheists and theists, I don’t care what progress we make. I simply cannot fathom going through life afraid of an ACTUAL boogeyman. That kind of thinking is alien in the extreme to me.

    • JET

      It’s even more frightening that many of our legislators believe that the “end times” are here, the antichrist resides in the Whitehouse, and that this is a good thing. It’s not that Scalia and many others believe in the devil, but rather that they base their decisions (that effect all of us!) on irrational beliefs. They are in positions of authority while the “real” authority they answer to is a non-existent monster.

  • Rain

    Funny how you don’t exactly have to be a rocket scientist to be a Supreme Court Justice. But it helps.

  • David

    Beleif in any god automatically means beleif in devils, beleif in fairies, banshee’s and the like. There is no more chance that a christian type of god is any more likely exist than Zues, Ammon Ra etc.

    Therefore beleif in all things mental like ghosts and ghouls are normal for people who beleive in gods.

  • Art_Vandelay

    I don’t get it.

    • Anathema

      Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia almost always vote the same way on a case. Thomas has been accused of simply following Scalia rather than independently coming to his own conclusions.

      • Art_Vandelay

        Ah! Thanks.

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  • UWIR

    A bit of a nitpick, but it was jarring:
    “You’re of the opinion that that the devil is real, and working to lead people away from God?”
    “That’s right. Who in this country doesn’t?”

    It should either be “You’re of the opinion…Who isn’t?” or “You believe…Who doesn’t?” As it stands, Scalia is being portrayed as asking “Who in this country doesn’t [work to lead people away from God]?


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