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Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Aug 11, 2013. 19 Replies

Recently, British magician Dynamo performed an illusion where he appeared to levitate beside a moving London bus. Christian columnist Dan Delzell has decided that this was an example of real…Continue

Magician Wayne Houchin attacked on TV show

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gallup's Mirror Jan 3, 2013. 14 Replies

Magician Wayne Houchin was deliberately set on fire by the host of a TV show in the Dominican Republic. The host said he was going to give Wayne a blessing, set some Water de Florida cologne on fire…Continue

Just handy shorthand....

Started this discussion. Last reply by fester60613 Apr 8, 2012. 4 Replies

 A few months ago I posted a question about the word xtians and was told it wasn't an insult, it was just handy shorthand. So explain this lovely little variation:卐tiansThere are a lot of things I…Continue

What's up with the word xian?

Started this discussion. Last reply by basement kitteh Nov 22, 2011. 34 Replies

What's up with the word xian? I mean are you really so anti-christian you can't bring yourself to use the word "christ"? Really? It just seems to be a deliberate way to offend, and that seems kind of…Continue

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Willson Stoner replied to Unseen's discussion 'Help with hitching a plane ride'
"I own a Green Cheeked conure. I see cats as vicious evil predators so, of course, I would suggest FedEx. Just kidding, UPS is cheaper. :) I may be the last person you would go to for advice on cats but can YOU go 8 or 10 hours on the road without a…"
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Willson Stoner replied to Unseen's discussion 'Should a company be allowed to opt out of Obamacare for religious reasons?'
"I believe the rights of the individual trump the rights of the corporation. It would be wrong for an employer to be able to provide insurance that excludes a portion of the policy on religious grounds. An employer does not have the right to force…"
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"Those are the congressmen who signed the letter so yes,they definitely need to go. I can make out my congressman's name (Tim Wahlberg). If your congressmen is a berserk teabagger their name is probably on there. Obviously John Boehner…"
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Group Type: Irreverent Comedy!Welcome to the Church of The FSM, Oh ye loyal Pastafarians! May his noodly appendage be gracious upon thee! As for you heathen non-believers in his holy spaghettiness... boil in spaghetti sauce for eternity!!See More
Sep 10, 2013
Willson Stoner replied to Unseen's discussion 'Thoughts on American music'
"Another group that could be considered "the most American band" would be The Band, even though they are 4 fifths Canadian. Nothing seems as steeped in Americana as there self titled album (AKA The Brown Album)."
Sep 8, 2013
Willson Stoner commented on Logan D's blog post 'Totally Harmless'
"Nobody with half a brain takes them seriously. Unfortunately the world is full of stupid people."
Aug 21, 2013
Willson Stoner commented on Logan D's blog post 'Totally Harmless'
"Let's not forget that these are the folks who like to go to the funerals of dead soldiers to tell the loved ones that they, and god, are glad that the deceased is dead. That's not harmless, its hurtful and disgusting. Hate isn't…"
Aug 21, 2013
Diane replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"I love it! "
Aug 11, 2013
Diane replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"It was just such a stupid prayer in that article I couldn't resist "
Aug 11, 2013
Gregg R Thomas replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"I just suspend my ration mind for a bit and enjoy the show, after all it's entertainment and I do enjoy being entertained."
Aug 11, 2013
Strega replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"That made me laugh!"
Aug 11, 2013
Mike 2000 replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"Just weigh them against ducks.  Ducks certainly float.  Oh yeah, and for the greater discussion, I recommend that people watch Neil Degrasse Tyson's talk about how the study of mathematics was declared satanic by a medieval Baghdad…"
Aug 11, 2013
Pope Beanie replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"Can't they just throw magicians in the water and see if they float?"
Aug 10, 2013
Adam replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"In Islam, I believe they believe in black magic or something like that. Not surprised about the Christian columnist's logic. "
Aug 10, 2013
James Cox replied to Willson Stoner's discussion 'Christian columnist thinks magic tricks are real examples of demonic power.'
"Rather Cool! Does beg the question, 'how did you do it?' From my limited exposure to the art of 'magic', I was of the impression than a magician starts with the 'effect' and works back to the 'cause/method'.…"
Aug 10, 2013

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Black Cross

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 9:59pm 2 Comments

Black Cross

by Joseph S. Newman

Joseph S. Newman was Paul Newman's uncle. This poem comes from a book he wrote called It Could be Verse. It was performed by the great Lord Buckley. Bob Dylan also recited this in his early days.

There was Old Hezekiah Jones, of Hogback County.

He lived on a hill in a weatherbeaten hovel.

And all that he…

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At 1:24am on February 12, 2012, Morgan Matthew said…

Hi Willson! I don't see a problem as long as you cite him :] Thanks for asking!

At 12:54pm on October 18, 2011, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Willson!

 
 
 

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