April 27, 2009

In the company of demons

No wonder some kids and their families don't care to attend a graduation ceremony at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, WI:
We [at Elmbrook Church of Brookfield, WI] believe in the bodily resurrection of the dead, of the believer to everlasting blessedness and joy with the Lord [Jesus Christ], and of the unbeliever to judgment and eternal separation from God.
"Eternal separation from God," apparently, is a euphemism for "Hell," where the bodily resurrected non-Christian can expect to share, inter alia, "the company of the damned, the demons and the souls filled with hate." David Hume, Albert Einstein, Mohandas Gandhi, that lot.

Not to mention Moses Maimonides and his fellow Talmudists.

It's certainly a charming way to look upon your fellow humans, who happen simply not to share your particularized supernatural beliefs.

"Hell" sounds to me more like an attractive means of escape.

And where might one locate the bodily resurrected Don Patton?

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