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Old 16th December 2009, 11:18 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Beerina View Post
Compared to what? I wonder if anybody died because of a faith heal (did he do those?) or because they relied on prayer.
Did he do faith healing? No, he didn't. There is no credible evidence that Oral in any way contributed to any supernatural healing.

He did, however, CLAIM to be able to provide or facilitate or intercede for or otherwise bring about supernatural intervention in people's lives, which included supernatural healing.

At one time he was the most well-known individual for pushing this totally bogus claim. Even into the 1990s, he was on the air, urging his viewers to send him money and telling them to "Expect your miracle!"

One of the last memories of my grandmother was her watching this rogue on TV and agreeing with Oral when he falsely promised that miracles would come to those who believed. This is not a pleasant memory to have. As far as anyone in my family could tell, she received no miracle of any kind.

Oral kept her money anyway.

On May 1, 2003, it was my great pleasure to shake the hand of a man who exposed rascals like Oral for what they were. That man was James Randi.
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Old 16th December 2009, 03:36 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by billw View Post
A fast zombie...

No such thing.
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Old 16th December 2009, 07:49 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by KingMerv00 View Post
No such thing.
Yeah. Fast zombies are a fiction cooked up by fearmongering media outlets.
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Old 17th December 2009, 01:21 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by Brown View Post
Did he do faith healing? No, he didn't. There is no credible evidence that Oral in any way contributed to any supernatural healing.

On May 1, 2003, it was my great pleasure to shake the hand of a man who exposed rascals like Oral for what they were. That man was James Randi.
Didn't one of the earliest posts in this thread claim that James Randi's book Faith Healers included Oral Roberts in the list of faith healers?
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Old 17th December 2009, 06:26 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Yeah. Fast zombies are a fiction cooked up by fearmongering media outlets.
Not fearmongering...lamemongering.
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Old 17th December 2009, 07:23 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by Silly Green Monkey View Post
Didn't one of the earliest posts in this thread claim that James Randi's book Faith Healers included Oral Roberts in the list of faith healers?
being called a faith healer != actually healing anyone via faith
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Old 17th December 2009, 08:43 AM   #47
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I won't look for it or anything, but Michelangelo Signorele played a clip of Roberts yesterday doing an anti-gay rant. It was in one respect, absolutely disgusting the amount of vile this guy was spewing, but I have to admit, it was also kind of hot, as he was pretty explicit in describing the passion of gay sex.
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Old 17th December 2009, 08:51 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
I won't look for it or anything, but Michelangelo Signorele played a clip of Roberts yesterday doing an anti-gay rant. It was in one respect, absolutely disgusting the amount of vile this guy was spewing, but I have to admit, it was also kind of hot, as he was pretty explicit in describing the passion of gay sex.
probably this one, although I'm at work and can't listen to it right now:

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Old 17th December 2009, 09:18 AM   #49
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Originally Posted by Nursefoxfire View Post
probably this one, although I'm at work and can't listen to it right now:

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If you want to see a anti gay fundy rhetoric go to jack Chick tracts and they have a tract that actually shows two gay guys kissing in Sodom. It also shows a terrified child cowering from a gorilla like pervert.
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Old 17th December 2009, 09:23 AM   #50
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probably this one, although I'm at work and can't listen to it right now:

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The part I heard starts at about 3:30 or so in this clip, and then goes on from there. The part where "the arousal is so great, the person goes insane." I'm like, man, if this is what gay sex is like, I might get me some of that. That's hot!!!
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While I do hope his "university" collapses into ruin and his crap based beliefs die with him, his family and friends do miss him.
Evidence?
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