Archive for November 17th, 2010

Did Anne Frank go to hell?

| November 17, 2010 | 17 Replies
Did Anne Frank go to hell?

Now here is a question I’d never thought to ask. Not of myself, mind you. I discarded belief in any afterlife long ago. But it is a good question to pose to fundamentalist Christians. And so Rachel Evans did. Credit where due, I found it via the Friendly Atheist.

If you read her post and comments, you see a lot of hemming and hawing from Chrisitans who believe a) in a kind, loving, and just God who b) sends everyone to hell except the most extreme sycophants. They try to have it both ways.

In brief, yes, all Jews go to Hell. But when considering this actual young, innocent person, who was a victim of Martin Luther’s plan enacted by a Catholic leader, they sputter.

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How to balance the budget in three days

| November 17, 2010 | 3 Replies
How to balance the budget in three days

When you take rancid partisan politics out of the process, you can balance the budget in three days, according to Gloria Shur Bilchik, of Occasional Planet. Bilchik was commenting on a recent story appearing in Esquire Magazine.

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