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Comment: Is this a rumor? I've gotten 3 emails this week about it.

'War on Easter' waged

Atheists hiding DVD copies of anti-Jesus film in churches

http://www.infowars.com/articles/society_destruction/easter_atheists_hide_anti_jesus_dvds_in_churches.htm

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Wow, I guess we should have held out for royalties. At one cent per copy, we'd have made $6.66!

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Gydna
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So they should, Christians are always infiltrating pro-Jesus material into every hotel room I stay in, why shouldn't the atheists challenge them back.

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Even as an atheist I find this pathetic. I don't go around trying to stop people beliveing what they want (unless the belief is something that requires challenging like that women are second class citizens etc).
Nor do I think people go to church to hide from the truth. There is a strong community spirit in churches, and I have been to church events with family and friends to enjoy it, without believing what they believe.
But the most annoying thing here is the thought that atheist are some sort of organised group, battling with the religious of the world.
This man needs to get a life, or at least channel his energy in to fighting some of the religious extremism that dominates world headlines every day.

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Ryda Wong, EBfCo.
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I think it's funny, but not effective. It seems to be a result of the idea, "Well, they're blaming us for it already, we might as well give 'em something real to go on."

Unfortunatly, I don't think the pCm's are going to get the sarcasm. ANd it is a bit mature. This is something I would have done at 17. Or now, when I'm drunk, but....

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moonfall86
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I think you mean "IMmature," Ryda.

Also, the "666" theme seems a little silly. That number isn't usually associated with atheism, though I suppose the idea is annoying Christians rather than promoting the occult.

I hope the "War on Christmas" stuff dies down. One year of it was enough, thanks.

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Doug4.7
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quote:
Originally posted by snopes:
Atheists hiding DVD copies of anti-Jesus film in churches

What? Jesus Christ Superstar? Maybe The Life of Brian or The Last Temptation of Christ? [Wink]

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Mickey Blue
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So they should, Christians are always infiltrating pro-Jesus material into every hotel room I stay in, why shouldn't the atheists challenge them back.
Pro-Atheist and anti-christian are two different things.

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Gydna
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Mickey Boo,

Fair point, I don't believe in being aggressive towards anyone else's views. I guess it depends on the contents of the DVD. Is it a rationally argued documentary trying to disprove some of the tenets of Christianity which I think would be fair game. Or is it some anti-Christian diatribe which would not.

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Barbara R.
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I have never heard of any film entitled "The God Who Isn't There." This is the anti-Jesus film which Flemming is supposedly placing in churches.

If it does exist, when and where was it made? Was it based on a book?

Barbara R.

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I think the 'Bullshit' episode on the bible would be much more fun. But I just enjoy their show, no matter what.

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Jason Threadslayer
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quote:
Originally posted by Barbara R.:
I have never heard of any film entitled "The God Who Isn't There." This is the anti-Jesus film which Flemming is supposedly placing in churches.

If it does exist, when and where was it made? Was it based on a book?

The God Who Wasn't There

As an added bonus:

War on Easter

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Now I gotta see those. DAWKINS? HOLY MOTHER OF ANGSTY SOPPING WET CODFISH!!!!! (Ow, the CAPS hurt my eyes)

Now I GOTTA see it.

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Well, this guy was a fundementalist christian and now he is fundamentalist anti christian? Guess there is plenty of rather frightening "christians" around, the guy standing on the corner and chanting "god hates gays and Swedes", springs into my mind. So maybe there is a place for somebody chanting "god does not exist"???
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The most fervent fans are those who convert... so a converted atheist would be VERY strong in his or her belief system... erm... NON-belief system.

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Hiding atheist movies in churches is a fair game. Afterall, there's no lack of creationism books in college libraries. If people don't wan't to watch atheist movies they may chose not to.
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Richard W
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quote:
Originally posted by Ink Rose:
Now I gotta see those. DAWKINS? HOLY MOTHER OF ANGSTY SOPPING WET CODFISH!!!!! (Ow, the CAPS hurt my eyes)

Now I GOTTA see it.

And also David and Barbara Mikkelson, as Themselves...!
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Zachary Fizz
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quote:
Originally posted by Richard W:
And also David and Barbara Mikkelson, as Themselves...!

Cool!

So I've been chided for incivility by a film star? (and she got higher billing than snopes). Woot!

I wouldn't have a problem with putting links to snopes.com in hotel rooms.

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