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11. A lot of people have a pokégod.
Thu Jun 9, 2016, 10:46 AM
Jun 2016

A little pocket god that has buttons.

You push one, it says, "You're a good person."

You push another, "Your views are exactly mine, so you're always right."

A third gives you, "Everybody should think like you, you're so awesome!"

At least some are honest and don't need the mechanized prop telling them good or right or awesome they are.

Um Warren DeMontague Jun 2016 #1
Earl Doherty! longship Jun 2016 #3
I read the Jesus Puzzle a while ago. It definitely made me think. Warren DeMontague Jun 2016 #5
Who says Jesus was real? longship Jun 2016 #2
Exactly. Warren DeMontague Jun 2016 #4
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The dispute is not about being "real" MosheFeingold Jun 2016 #10
Jesus was an anarchist TampaAnimusVortex Jun 2016 #7
Capitalism as a concept was about 1600 years in the future at that point Recursion Jun 2016 #8
A lot of people have a pokégod. Igel Jun 2016 #11
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