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David F

"Stuff" Religious People Say

It all began from this meme, originally shared by +Al Acton┬ávia +Dezzi The Humanist. I thought I would do a count-down style list of reactions to these things. Part way through, someone told me about her experience with one item not on the list and…

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David F

"It's all part of God's plan"

"It's all part of God's plan" is something I have heard religious people say to people who have just suffered some very negative life event. Anything from a bad breakup, to a fire or other disaster, all the way to the death of a family…

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David F

"You are being fooled by the Devil."

"You are being fooled by the Devil." This is something you'll hear from that vocal minority of Christians who take things much more literally than the average bear, and who therefore interpret passages in the Bible about Satan as referring to a literal creature. Since…

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David F

"You're just going through a phase"

"You're just going through a phase" is probably one of the more infuriating things we hear from the religious. Strangely, it doesn't only come from our parents, although they are a rich source of it. As a parent myself I can assure you from bitter…

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