Wednesday, April 13, 2011

They Found the Nails Used to Crucify Jesus!

Does anyone actually believe this stuff?
"Film claims discovery of nails from Jesus's cross"
Come on, people. This guy is going to lose his shirt on this film. Nobody could believe such baloney. Right?

But then I remembered that eBay auction that netted $28,000 for a ten-year-old grilled cheese sandwich with Jesus's image in the toast.

Sadly, nobody ever lost money underestimating the intelligence of the public, or overestimating their gullibility. And when it comes to images of Jesus and the Virgin Mary, religious people go crazy. They're starving for confirmation, for a sign, for proof that their beliefs are true. And for every sucker, there's a huckster ready to make a buck.

As P.T. Barnum said, "There's a sucker born every minute," except that he said he didn't say it, but everyone thinks he said it because it sounds like something he'd say and someone said he said it, so it's probably true and I want it to be true so it must be true. Maybe I'll make a film about that...



3 comments:

  1. It's like all the churches that claim to have wood from the cross. If you put them all together, you'd have a wooden skyscraper. Claiming to have the nails means nothing, there's no way to ever verify the claim and, as you say, it's just another way to make a buck off the gullible.

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  2. some people are bound to believe this crap!
    christians are the nutty people you avoid at best, along with the other religious tits!

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  3. oh also another religion blog idea for you-
    Catholic Pedophile Priests....with actual fact content.

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