Exorcist School

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Exorcist School

Post by Bik » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:13 am

I wasn't sure if this should have gone into the Really True Believer thread or the humour one.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... dwide.html
‘I think Harry Potter and Twilight are instigators of evil,’ Savannah says. ‘They nullify morality and just serve to hook people in with evil.
‘I don’t watch any television at all. I’m much too busy praying and fighting the devil.’
Hmmm.....are you sure you didn't watch too much Buffy the Vampire Slayer?
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Post by nozzferrahhtoo » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:05 am

Its humorous right up to the point where you realise that very attractive 16 year old girls are being put into rooms with men much bigger and stronger than them who sometimes, in the words of one of them in the article, "get violent".

That their "reverend" is willingly putting girls like that in harms way for personal financial profit is criminal.
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Re: Exorcist School

Post by aZerogodist » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:14 am

1 of 5 signs of prossesion
Sickness/ Tiredness
Having a demon within you is a tiring game. Sleeplessness, anxiety and headaches are common complaints, along with less subtle symptoms like levitation and a 360-degree spinning head
What planet are these people on?

Thing is exorcism or deliverance is getting big in the UK, the Susanna Read BBC show on Sunday last had an exorcist-Rev on, it's annoying to see the media giving this nonsense such credence.
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Re: Exorcist School

Post by Bik » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:22 am

The Reverend Bob Larson looks familiar, was he featured in Religulous or some other film or tv show?
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Re: Exorcist School

Post by aiseiri47 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:26 pm

I had to double-check to make sure this wasn't an article on The Onion.

This is horrific; they've taken young girls who potentially wish to do good and help people and instead of inspiring them to go to school to learn to be psychologists, counsellors or social workers, they're teaching them a lot of wishy-washy fairytales as if they're fact.

As for Harry Potter nullifying morality - yeah, it's awful that there's a bestselling series out there inspiring young adults to read and telling them a story about courage and standing up for what's right. All the references to history, parallels with modern culture and uses of Latin are really sucking the intelligence out of kids when they COULD be doing something productive like praying.

... I really can't believe it's not a joke. I'm trying so hard, but it's just so ridiculous.
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Post by Sieghardt » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:55 am

Bik wrote:The Reverend Bob Larson looks familiar, was he featured in Religulous or some other film or tv show?
you've probably seen him on various shows about exorcism, he's a massive profiteering opportuinist with exorcism, I wouldnt be surprised if you see him come out with a young exorcist reality tv show
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Post by Feardorcha » Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:33 pm

And Brynne is defiantly single, admitting: ‘I have never had a boyfriend, but I consider myself lucky - I don’t have many of the demons that can be associated with obsession, or desire.’
That's it; I'm tormented by demons. Can I call out two of those ladies to deal with my obsession?
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