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(News Daily)   If breaking a mirror brings seven years of bad luck, how many do you get for gunning down an anti-superstition activist?   ( divider line
    More: Sad, Indian scientists, Indians, Pune, morning walk, Maharashtra, human sacrifice, charlatans, activists  
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4426 clicks; posted to Main » on 22 Aug 2013 at 12:57 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-08-22 01:07:33 PM  
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"He wanted to expose the people who cheat the poor in the name of gods, who promise false cures for cancer or do black magic to perform so-called miracles," Girme said. "He would say he was a medical doctor but that superstition was a bigger disease causing a lot of harm, especially to the poor and the gullible."

This 10000000x.  Many "religious" organizations around the world are run as a vehicle for profiteering off ignorance.  Sometimes - like with the Taliban - Religion is just the excuse you use to justify the fact that you are a gang of murderous thugs on par with the mafia.
2013-08-22 01:05:38 PM  
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vpb: The Tea Baggers just had a new idea.

Nah, they're just stealing old ideas like the Inquisition and the Crusades to prop up their religious ideals. They're the Hipsters of politics!
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2013-08-22 12:15:37 PM  
2 votes:
The Tea Baggers just had a new idea.
2013-08-22 02:00:55 PM  
1 vote:

Fano: big pig peaches: This exactly how Christians act in 'Merica.

10/10 this is what the fark blame america first crowd truly believes

Ask Dr. Tiller's surviving relatives if there's not a reason to think that.
2013-08-22 01:18:47 PM  
1 vote:
"He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress"

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2013-08-22 01:10:16 PM  
1 vote:
It's a glimpse into the near future in the West, I would think.
2013-08-22 01:08:46 PM  
1 vote:
This exactly how Christians act in 'Merica.
2013-08-22 01:00:05 PM  
1 vote:
People do get all kinds of indignant when you Expose their ignorance.
2013-08-22 12:59:53 PM  
1 vote:
I've been repeatedly assured by religious adherents that magical thinking is what teaches you that it's wrong to murder people so that's how I know this story didn't happen.
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