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Heaven for sale

Posted in Pharyngula by Skepdude on June 10, 2009

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Now, for the low, low price of $12.79, you can reserve a spot in heaven for yourself. This is a real business selling tickets, certificates and ID cards that claims to give you a direct line to an afterlife in paradise, with a money-back guarantee. You might think it’s just a gag…but it’s the same thing as Catholic indulgences, so it’s a gag with a little bite.

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Was it Heaven? Or Hell?

Posted in Uncategorized by Skepdude on November 2, 2008

I ran accross this short story by Mark Twain who famously said “Religion is believing in what you know aint so” (I think). He was a freethinker, that’s the point I was trying to make. Nevertheless, this story I liked a lot, but I couldn’t quite figure out the ending. Whas it Heaven? Or Hell? I was never good with literature and stuff. Anyone has an opinion on this?

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