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After all Blade has done for you, why would you reject him?
People use Facebook?
The obvious objection to paying any attention to him at all is “Nah, he’s just a fictional character!”… but this reasoning has never stopped anyone from worshiping fictional characters in the past.
Blade II was the best of the triology.
Is that a carpet tile on his head?
Errr, what? Maybe I’m being dense, but I don’t get it. I haven’t seen the Blade movies, is this supposed to be some sort of in-universe role playing thing?
The joke, I think, is a play on those “Look at all the cool stuff Jesus did for you, you must be ashamed of him if you don’t like this random poster on Facebook, be a proud Christian by clicking your mouse button” notes that float around social networks.
Ah, okay, I’ve never encountered such a thing, thanks for explaining, Nope.
That’s like me going to help a friend shingle his roof and do his flooring and expect him to worship me and grovel to me ’til the end of time. A thank you, and “How about a beer?” will do.
Indeed. One could find examples of people who endured as much suffering as Jesus for secular good causes, without hope of eternal reward. The history of South Africa or the Balkans would be a good place to start your search.
You don’t even have to go that far. Crucifixion was a common method of execution used for centuries, there were literally thousands of people who endured exactly the same suffering as Jesus supposedly did.
Actually, if the stories are to be believed, Jesus had a relatively merciful crucifixion. Depending on how much of an example the authorities wanted to make of you, it could take days to die on a cross. I’d bet good money that Spartacus suffered a heck of a lot more then Jesus purportedly did.
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