The key difference is that what the Doctor says is supposed to be funny.
HT PZ Myers
Did Pat Robertson just agree with the Doctor?! O_O I am impressed!
Jon Stewart had it exactly right in regards to Pat Robertson, even if in a slightly different context: “Shut yer pie-hole, old man!”
actually there may be a thread of truth in both explanations!!!
First off, why does that clip belong on Right Wing Watch?
Second, I thought for Christians the idea that God is outside of (or at the very least can act regardless of) time was pretty uncontroversial outside of some Open Theist circles. Seems that’s like all Pat is saying.