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30 Renowned Writers Speaking About God

Hits: 9826 | Rating: (2.8) | Category: Misc. | Added by: orange_panty
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Male, 30-39, Europe
 649 Posts
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 4:14:32 AM
Appeals to false authorities? That's pretty low.

Male, 60-69, Western US
 834 Posts
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:58:29 AM
This kind of thing is so refreshing after seeing all the sh*t posted on Churchbook (I mean Facebook) everyday.

Male, 30-39, Australia
 25042 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 12:37:41 PM
right e o...

Female, 50-59, Europe
 6523 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 11:31:22 AM
and- no, not the Princess Bride--- honestly- some people, everyone knows that house at pooh Corner is the greatest story ever told...

Female, 50-59, Europe
 6523 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 11:27:32 AM
LordJim- no, I agree, miss him too- and I suspect he would flay those who attempted the beatification of St Hitch. No decent writer or creative person is sweetness and light- that make for glurge not writing or the ability to debate or speak.

Male, 50-59, Europe
 5288 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:05:19 AM
'...they didnt write the greatest story ever told.'

What? The Princess Bride?

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 438 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 9:53:59 AM
"God is real, and awesome!!"

Sasquatch is real, and is really tall.

Just as vaild, if not more so.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 2432 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 8:29:27 AM
@TkA While some of these writers might appreciate the sales if they were the one to invent what you call "the greatest story ever told" I doubt many of them would like the social impact and the cult formation.

Male, 30-39, Western US
 115 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:59:11 AM
sounds like 30 disgruntled writers who are jealous that they didnt write the greatest story ever told.

God is real, and awesome!!

Male, 50-59, Europe
 5288 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 6:13:12 AM

Yup, Hitch was a bastard. A magnificent bastard. Did he have a dark side? Hell, yes. Just look at him. Was he sometimes inexplicably just plain wrong? Yes, in my opinion and I'm an admirer.

If you want sweetness, light and infallibility try, I dunno, Mother Theresa?

If you want an urbane, erudite, intellectual cage-fighting bastard who takes no prisoners then it has to be Hitch.

Damn, I miss that bastard.

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 976 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 5:55:35 AM
A number of those points were ones I came up with years ago, and I am but a young and undeveloped mind in society. If I was able to present such arguments in such an adolescent state, surely the rest of humanity must be waking up as well. When will people snap out of the hypnosis? Christianity is being directed by man, and even if a fraction of all of the laws and moralities fabricated in such a totalitarian system were indeed created by a supreme being, there have been no claimed prophets or annointed ones to carry these laws for centuries! Think of a game of "telephone" stretched across centuries... would you be able to retain even a hint of the original message?

Female, 50-59, Europe
 6523 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 5:48:17 AM
yes, well, I seem to remember Davy that Hitch did a spell as a mouthpiece for the republicans, for all I admire much of what he did he was not always a very nice ( or accurate) person.... he was a writer and a good one, but also by many accounts a nasty drunk with flexible principles when it suited him. Odd combination- but not unknown in writers...

Male, 50-59, Canada
 767 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 3:16:19 AM
sorry I still don't believe in ghosts and the afterlife is just wishful thinking

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1945 Posts
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 2:25:25 AM

Male, 18-29, Southern US
 2994 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 10:36:42 PM
great link! loved it. was about to go to sleep, got it started with no intentions of watching all 25 min but next thing i know it was over. thanks for sharing!

Male, 30-39, Europe
 12144 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 10:32:28 PM
Cool link.

I must admit, I saw that it was 25 minutes long and said f*ck that, but I got engrossed. In the last clip, Hitchens didn't miss 'em and hit the wall, as mother would say, he was pretty savage.

But the real revelation for me was watching the top "Related video" after this one was done. It was another 25-minute debate on a small-time tv show (best I can tell), featuring Christopher Hitchens and none other than Newt Gingrinch, candidate for presidency.

I'll save you the 25 minutes (it wasn't that interesting, otherwise it would be posted here already). They agreed on most sh*t. Who woulda thunk it?

Female, 30-39, Western US
 359 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 9:57:55 PM
Great watch and will watch it again tomorrow. Love all the different ideas and thoughts. So many interesting thoughts to process. I loved it.

Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 2028 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 9:40:29 PM
Thank you, Orange panty...so much intelligence in such a short time.

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 10238 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 9:04:35 PM
Chris has to be smoking something. the Pillars Of The Earth was amazing!

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 186 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 8:32:50 PM
pillars of the Earth, in case you were wondering.

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 186 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 8:30:47 PM
Got as far as Ken Follett who wrote one of the worst books ever written. Gave up.

Female, 18-29, Southern US
 50 Posts
Monday, January 30, 2012 2:56:50 PM
Link: 30 Renowned Writers Speaking About God [Rate Link] - A tad long, but really worth a viewing. Interesting stuff.

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