[ExI] Religions and silliness

Sen Yamamoto sen.otaku at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 14 20:22:35 UTC 2010

(: Or perhaps they could let up on the manditory blinding? Or recruit
more people who were born blind?

I love The Onion! And yeah, that is perspective.

On 8/14/10, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> Putting all this in perspective:
> <http://www.theonion.com/articles/cult-divided-on-whether-to-let-women-become-telepa,17842/>
> Cult Divided On Whether To Let Women Become Telepathic-Vision Clerics
> quote:
> <A recent poll found that while most of the Seventh Light faithful
> support the ordination of female telepathic-vision clerics, many remain
> vehement in their opposition: 31 percent said they would not allow a
> woman to brand their newborn with the Marking, 23 percent said women are
> incapable of translating the soul-transmissions of extraterrestrial
> beings who await the disciples' return, and one in 10 threatened to
> leave the cult entirely should some woman start telling them what to do.
> "It is our spiritual duty to preserve these sacred traditions," said
> irate survey respondent Joseph Omicron, 48. "If we let women become
> telepathic-vision clerics, then what's next? Allowing them to grow hair?">
> Damien Broderick
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