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Old May 14th 08, 00:37   #44
Jade Jaguar
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Re: EpDis: Confessions And Lamentations

Originally Posted by mattikake View Post
The reason JMS compares it to the Black Death is the atheists take on blind faith that the disease was a punishment from god and only the "clean" and repentant would be selected for survival.
As an atheist, who doesn't take anything on "blind faith," or believe in "punishment from god," I kinda think you misspoke...
"Those who would give up essential liberty
to purchase a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin 1775

"I know that the hypnotized never lie... Do ya?"
Pete Townshend 1971

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