Miusheri (miusheri) wrote,

Roman Cathowned

Pope Benedict XVI: Hell is real! It's really really real! Here's all my scientific evid- er, I mean, it's real 'cause I say so! Keep heaping money on the Church and keep us relevant or you're going there! HELLFIRE! BRIMSTONE! BOOGEY MAN WITH HORNS!

Okay, okay, the real quote.

Pope Benedict XVI: "[Hell] really exists and is eternal, even if nobody talks about it much any more."

Wait a minute...

Pope John Paul II: "Rather than a place, hell indicates the state of those who freely and definitively separate themselves from God, the source of all life and joy."

I thought both of these guys were infallible- i.e., never wrong. One "infallible" dude said Hell's not really a place, the other "infallible" dude says it really is a place. What gives? How is a rational human being supposed to reconcile direct contradictions like this?

Ohh, I see. JP2 just never made it to Michigan.

Here's a better answer. You want rational thinking and reasoning? Get the hell away from religion.
Tags: religion stupidity

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