I'm Crit-ing the Bible! Re: fishing with the seventh seal

From: Alex Future Bokov (alexboko@umich.edu)
Date: Wed Jul 05 2000 - 10:21:11 MDT


On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Damien Broderick wrote:

> At 01:39 AM 5/07/00 -0900, John Grigg wrote quite movingly about childhood
> apprehensions of nuclear war, but ended with a mad flourish:
> ===============
> >Well... according to both Mormon and evangelical scriptural interpretation
> we WILL be seeing this sort of nightmarish conflict happen. So, the worst
> is yet to come if these views are correct. And the "miracle" technologies
> of AI, nanotech and biotech may also fulfill other Biblical prophecies.
> >A part of me hopes I am wrong and these things are not bound to happen. I
> don't claim that God will force humanity to nuke itself, but being divine
> can simply see what we will do to each other when left to our own devices.
> ===============
> Sigh. This is simply inaccurate. Leading scholars know that the world will
> be destroyed when the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy fight to the death
> on top of Sugar Mountain, with the victor killed by Santa Claus. Luckily
> they will all be reincarnated when their thetans are retrieved from the
> pumping stations.

I have the perfect place for such a dialogue. I present (again)
the Open Bible Project (originally posted and ignored). Go and mark up
what *you* think Revelations is about.


or just go to http://www.memetree.com/ and click the Open Bible Project link.

...and there I was thinking nobody on this list would care about something

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