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« Reply #75 on: December 01, 2011, 09:37:27 AM »

You’re right.  As it turns out, it’s a piece of satire dating back to 2009.

Who’d’ve thought it?  In SA you really never know…

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You know things are going crazy when it becomes difficult to distinguish satire from the real thing.  :-)
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« Reply #76 on: December 01, 2011, 09:44:23 AM »

Art... I can support! Die voortrekker kappie doen die ding vir my. Voel skoon nostalgies oor daai bliksemse hoed wat ek kerk toe moes dra as kind.

I have always considered modern art to be a load of crap, but I think I'll make an exception for this tannie...  Grin
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« Reply #77 on: December 06, 2011, 23:54:24 PM »

And is it just me whose noticed, but because I have a good ear for audio patterns, when you listen to an audio of these conferences they sound so much like the audio of nazi rallies-) I mean, the guy on stage in a trance screaming and all the underlings cheering? For a liberal Anglican like myself, this is really embarrassing. Oh and a great quote from the 2008 confernce for you, he said something like unbelief is the worst sin, even worse than murder or theft. Can you imagine such rubbish? And yet he can attract so many supposedly thinking men there? By the way I'm new here, first ever post. Also interested in skepticism, false science etc. Found this board when looking for a place to join in the glorious criticism of this conference.
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« Reply #78 on: October 12, 2012, 09:50:53 AM »

It seems Mighty Potato-man is now doing what evangelists almost invariably end up doing, namely turning himself into a faith healer.

Quote from: The Nelson Daily
One lady from the Nakusp area walked out of her wheel chair (sic) after six years in it.

Another Nelson man had his fractured neck healed, and came in a neck brace but left with it off.

And a rman (sic) from Greenwood, a farmer, had a back injury healed that had plagued him for years . . . the same happened for several others.
Needless to add, none of those “miracle healings” are rigorously validated, and no follow-up reports are done about whether any of the “healings” stuck around after Potato-man departed with his hessian sack filled with admission fees and donations from those credulous Canadians.

And it looks like Canadians are especially receptive to this type of mass delusion, prolly due to a combination of (1) their southern neighbours’ market already being saturated with woo merchants of Potato-man’s ilk, (2) the Canucks being widely recognised as among the world’s most boring people, and (3) the near-constant brain freeze to which their weather exposes them.

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« Reply #79 on: October 12, 2012, 09:56:02 AM »

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One lady from the Nakusp area walked out of her wheel chair (sic) after six years in it.

Another Nelson man had his fractured neck healed, and came in a neck brace but left with it off.


Well I don't have a shattered back or anything. But I heard this one time a guy forwarded a chain letter and picked up a billion $ in the middle of the street!
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« Reply #80 on: October 12, 2012, 10:16:51 AM »

I have a very special feeling of disgust for this particular man in my heart.... I understand he's to go pray (had already??) with the striking mine workers. Hope someone whacks him over the head with a muti filled white bunny (no disrepect meant to white bunnies anywhere) while he's there.
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« Reply #81 on: February 26, 2013, 15:00:09 PM »

Evangelist Angus Buchan warned followers about fraudsters purportedly raising money for him through fake Facebook and Twitter accounts…
The irony, she burns fierce!

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« Reply #82 on: March 25, 2013, 09:41:21 AM »

Directed by a guy with two previous credits in the 1980s, Ordinary People is no Redford masterpiece. Hindered by its own religiosity, which limits any potential audience to Buchan fans alone, the film never develops beyond clichéd tropes of redemption through faith and the literal deus ex machina swooping in to magically end the suffering of the worthy and unworthy alike through Buchan’s warehouse preacher persona.

This movie is obviously for Christian film fans alone; it seems unnecessary to even say so, but why anyone beyond that evangelic demographic would watch this is incomprehensible. Even Christians could do better, perhaps popping in The Blind Side for a dose of Christian goodness that at least has something entertaining in it.
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« Reply #83 on: August 27, 2014, 10:28:09 AM »

Infighting now, eh?  Jaw-dropping pettiness aside, it’s hilarious that they trust in manmade laws to sort out this mess when they should be calling on their pota…, er, I mean skyfairy to settle this if torturing scripture can’t do it.  It seems obvious that transgressing against the Ten Commandments should guarantee the respondents an eternity of post-mortem pain and suffering, and thereby also provide the plaintiffs with an overabundance of moral restitution.

Oh, and would it be too gauche and tasteless to mention that, once again, it’s all about money?

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« Reply #84 on: August 27, 2014, 14:35:58 PM »

  Jaw-dropping pettiness aside, ...

Indeed just the phrase I would use too. And these are the people who consider themselves guardians of public morals...
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« Reply #85 on: August 27, 2014, 15:44:50 PM »

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« Reply #86 on: August 27, 2014, 16:24:54 PM »

Surely any moment now someone is going to turn the other cheek. No? I wonder if they would sue a beardy dude pitching up in cloth and flip-flops who starts flipping their tables over... my speculation: Probably would.
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« Reply #87 on: August 28, 2014, 10:44:48 AM »

Surely any moment now someone is going to turn the other cheek. No? I wonder if they would sue a beardy dude pitching up in cloth and flip-flops who starts flipping their tables over... my speculation: Probably would.
He would be seen as a false god.
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« Reply #88 on: September 05, 2014, 15:12:56 PM »

I am of opinion that everyone knows that God does exist and will hold them accountable for things they have done. They do not like the idea that they will be accountable for their actions and the fact that there are absolutes. You can only be free once you accept Jesus in your life, otherwise you'll be a slave to the world...
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« Reply #89 on: September 05, 2014, 15:19:01 PM »

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