Looks like the Flying Spaghetti Monster to me.
An American eBayer has auctioned off a week-old pancake for $338, claiming it contains images of Jesus and Mary. Or maybe Moses and Elijah. As her mother cooked up a few flapjacks last Monday morning, Dana O'Kane looked down at one of them and saw a pair of "religious figures dressed in the early desert garb that would have …
I think one of the requirements for being religious is that you're easily suggestible. If you're able to swallow the whole "flooded earth" story then its not a far leap to believe that Almighty God manifests in holy pancakes.
At least the people who discovered it had the good sense to make some money off the deal.
What I want to know is how to write an eBay description that sounds authentic and not like I'm just trying to flog off a napkin that I have deliberately stained to look like God surrounded by angels.
Why is it when I see this stuff I have either one of two thoughts come to my mind??:
1) Why are these people so stupid to believe this stuff?
2) I want to stab myself in the ear with an ice pick to make this end.
I mean seriously I respect those who are religious but why would Jesus or anyone whos in the bible announce themselve with a garage stain, eggplant or pancake? Wouldnt a supreme (or half way supreme) being announce themselve better then this? I mean common a car, a war or hell even appearing infront of the KGB (dont tell me they dont exist anymore) would be more believable then these...
... it's a pair of 1960s Batman villians, so don't be surprised if DC Comics pop round for their commission.
And people, please drop the spaghetti monster nonsense. It was never funny -- like B3ta's Prince parody it was always just "parody" as an excuse for being f***ing offensive in the most schoolkid-like way imaginable.
I thought I saw Author and Gwenevre there (Oh well*).
So how much do you think http://www.goldenpalace.com/ would be willing to part with in order to place this rather (assuridly) tasty Brekfest Treat, net to there Griled Cheese Sandwich of (IIRC), Marry (was it?!?!)
Oh well I'll get me Coat then!!
Bishop Brennan: CRILLEY! I can see your feet under the bed. Come out from under there, now!
Ted: It's just... the bits of fluff appear to be arranging themselves into some kind of bishop-like formation
(it was a toss up between that quote and the skirting board "likeness")
The purchasers of such dubiousness are not born again, nor yesterday. They know that they will get more column-inches of publicity for no extra charge than they could *ever* buy for a few hundred dollars.
Hopefully, at some stage, this crapulousness will stop getting column inches because people realise it's just greedy people cashing in on other greedy people cashing in on shitwits needing fucking shooting, sorry, "ennertaiment".
But I don't hold out any hope for the mainstream press, so morally bankrupt are they. Please, El Reg, don't you feed the Beast.
I choose Paris as an icon of the pathetic state of "Meedja".
Then I barf.
I am 100% sure, beyond a shadow of a doubt that that is an exposure of a picture taken of me while I was visiting Port St. Lucie in 1992 with my cousin. I'd recognize my own fat head anywhere, it's really quite unique. What's worse is, I was a minor at the time, and I appear to be naked in the picture. This is obviously a definate case of child pornography!
I'm offended that they sold my nude portait on eBay like this, without ever even asking me to waive rights. I want the full $338 and another $50,000 in punitive damages. I'm really sick and tired of people selling naked pictures of me and claiming I'm the virgin mary. Come on, you know the mental distress this causes me?!?! I mean, so I'm not very well hung, but I would hope that I don't look like a woman that's been dead for 2000 years.
...two of the violent ghosts from the film '"White Noise".
Why is it that only the "good" entities seem to be involved in this sort of thing? Or is it just that eBay won't take satanic stuff? If so, will that form the basis of the next buyer scam: "The Playstation arrived, but it was possessed by demons."
Very wise. I have to say I definitely agree. The examples or countless: Augustine, Aquinas, William of Ockham, Thomas More, Descartes, Pascal, Cardinal Newman, Belloc, and Chesterton. Oh, and we mustn’t forget Charlemagne. What an impressionable lightweight he was. We also should remember Grosseteste, Roger Bacon, Oresme, Copernicus, William Turner, Kepler, Boyle, Newton, Linnaeus, and Schawlow. And finally, we need to add Albertus Magnus (1193-1280) to the list for his foolish idea, "Natural science does not consist in ratifying what others have said, but in seeking the causes of phenomena."
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