"Well, Chabon accurately depicts fundamentalist Jews ready to "rig the game" as much as some of our more charming Christian cults here in North America. Messiah not coming just when you need him? Just go ahead and create circumstances that…"
"There is a movement for everything if you search enough amongst us Jews. That said, the tradition of circumcision is apparently -god forbid- tattooed on the Jewish psyche.
It is so basic as to be instinctive; Jewish men circumcise their sons…"
"The Chabad people are the equivalent of liberal Christians. Both argue for a reasoned approach to their horseshit and make the truly strident stronger by increasing the general number of willing suckers for religion."
"Hell if I want to get into swearing round the world. All god's chilluns gots they ways and means to make they feelin's felt by other'ns.
My mother tongue is the Queens English; born in Manhattan, I grew up in the Rockaway Beach…"
"Sam Clemens could be plucked from his own time to ours and not bat an eye.
Then he'd take a good look around, analyze what he could see, and say, "Goddamit! You imbeciles, for all your pretty toys, haven't learned a fucking…"
Welcome, Mordekhai. I agree that obedience to gods makes believers perform acts of hateful bigotry. I want no part of that either. Religions pretend to be inclusive by trying to convert others to their way of thinking. But if you don't agree with their way of thinking, you are quickly excluded.
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