God's Intervention (article)

Riaz Ahmed Shah: i would like to see god grow an amputated limb back!

We'll yeah, that is the standard response to the god-freaks that should shut them up. But...

I've known this guy for years at my local. We've never discussed either religion or politics. Just talk pub crap, like sport.

One day, the discussion strayed into god-zone, I think via the terrorist route. Something prompted him to tell me, with a completely straight and sincere face, that he had witnessed a limb growing back through the power of prayer. There was no doubt whatsoever that he actually believed it.

I decided instantly to not argue the fact - it was an absolute waste of time dead end. There is nothing you can do about a mind that voluntarily deforms itself into this state.

It is something everyone should bear in mind when they consider things such as the "war against terror". Voluntary spiritual insanity is completely impervious to reason, politics and violence.

Wow ? Did I just take a weird diversion or what ?

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Tags: bullshit, clutching straws, delusion, hallucination, insanity, miracles, prayer


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Comment by BADWOLF on December 4, 2008 at 5:56am
really is that story true? i mean at all? a guy that behaves normal cant believe that without signs of being crazy elsewhere that or he is or you lying bout the story

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