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Old 12th March 2019, 06:07 AM   #841
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Depending on the definition of what constitutes "harm", of course. I don't think very many people are nailing others to crosses against their will.
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Do you really think that nailing an immortal son of a God that can perform magic and miracles would actually cause that son/god any harm? Hell, the guy wasn’t even adversely affected by death. And given it was the will of this God to have his son sacrificed in the first place, then it couldn't have been “against their will” in the slightest. Exactly the opposite in fact.

If you believe the silly JC fantasy myth has any basis in reality, are you still claiming to be an atheist?
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Your apparent cognitive dissonance isn't my problem.


Practically the definition of a non sequitur.
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Old 12th March 2019, 10:52 AM   #842
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Originally Posted by ynot View Post
Do you really think that nailing an immortal son of a God that can perform magic and miracles would actually cause that son/god any harm? Hell, the guy wasn’t even adversely affected by death. And given it was the will of this God to have his son sacrificed in the first place, then it couldn't have been “against their will” in the slightest. Exactly the opposite in fact.

If you believe the silly JC fantasy myth has any basis in reality, are you still claiming to be an atheist?
Um, in rural Mexico and the Philippines many people undergo actual crucifixion as part the the "Passion Play", you can search for it.
If I remember there are usually three a year in Mexico, in the Philippines they sometimes crucify three people at a time
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Old 12th March 2019, 02:49 PM   #843
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Originally Posted by Dancing David View Post
Um, in rural Mexico and the Philippines many people undergo actual crucifixion as part the the "Passion Play", you can search for it.
If I remember there are usually three a year in Mexico, in the Philippines they sometimes crucify three people at a time

Yes we did touch on this a few pages back and the general consensus was, as I read it, that those being crucified willingly ....... were nutters.

Big money spinner for the towns were this all happens however. Ghouls and sickos from all over the World fly in to soak this **** up. I don't think I would like to rub shoulders with them.
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Yeah, I'd get the heck out of dodge for that too.
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Old 11th April 2019, 04:55 PM   #845
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Well it's on again soon and it must be a big tourist event:

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Mayor Edwin Santiago of San Fernando, where San Pedro Cutud lies, said more than 400 police officers were deployed and first-aid stations set up to look after the huge crowds.

400 police officers!

I read the words of one who was there expressing her dismay and wishing they would stop it. I would have asked her "What are you doing here!"
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