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Screwballs of the month
Golden duh award winners
I’ve heard of drinks in a box, but really!
As a rule, fans of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code are good for at least one laugh a month. Sure enough, I got one in January. Here it is, spelling and such intact:
Hi I came across this site http://www.tektonics.org/davincicrude.htm
and all you’re put downs of the book "The Davinic Code"
having note read the book I do have an opened mind, which is not always easy to have,
Anyway it seams your losing the battle, you have lost the battle in criticising the book, as its one of the most popular out there so give that part up.
Not far down the web page you make an error about Indian Jones and the Holy Grail being a cup, when it’s a casket box type thing, then you quote the Borders shop conversation with a woman
("Well, it has the date of the discovery of the
Hmm. It seems someone has the FIRST Indiana Jones movie, with its Ark of the Covenant, mixed up with the THIRD movie, and its Holy Grail. Hard to keep track of all those archaeological finds without a program, isn’t it?
Silver duh award winners
Textual criticism the easy way
This one was written in response to one of my articles on the OT, and an answer I gave that an error could be attributed to scribal miscue:
it is just rubbish answer and shows by it self that bible is not fully safe..either bcoz of copiers fault or due to some other problems....plz tell me how do u know that when the copier was writing bible incorectly , was you there with him to tell us that he faulted here and here and .....that verse was not faulted etc... ..and i wrote some other writers...who when it comes to science vs bible...say that dont read bible from scientic point of view.......did God dont know science!!!
Hmm. I give it a D for coherence and an A for paranoia. I wonder what Bruce Metzger would say about “how do you know” as an answer.
Too steamed to answer
This little gem came from “Steamer,” a fundy atheist on TWeb. His favorite hobby is throwing things against the wall to see if something will stick:
I'm coming to the conclusion that any view held of Christianity will be a caricature to Christians unless it is the view that it is true..
We’re glad he finally figured it out. And for the record, one more from Steamer, tho’ it is from December:
Myself, if any book contained 10,000 prophesies that came true, I'd assume that prophesies were a natural phenomena and would urge scientists to further study it and discover the technique.
Any port in a storm, as they say.