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Aug 12 2010

The Onion’s religious commentary is always hilarious

“If I Hadn’t Found Jesus, I’d Feel Pretty Shitty About My Crimes”

…until you remember it’s funny because there’s a hint of truth to what they’re saying. Then it’s kind of depressing. Hm.

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    Scott Jones

    A quote from Ellis in the game Left4Dead2 about a friend of his being horribly maimed comes to mind;”At first it was funny, then it just got sad, but then it got funny again!”That’s pretty much all of the Onion’s articles to me.

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    LS

    Reminds me of being a typical angsty teenager, thinking about killing myself. And thinking “Well, I’ll burn in hell for suicide no matter what, so I might as well kill as many people as I can if I do it!

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    K.W. Ramsey

    At first Jen was like :D, but then she was like :(

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    Sam Barnett-Cormack

    And this is the horror of the logical conclusion of $divineEntity redeeming all sins confessed.

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    Thomas W

    This sounds like some of the “feeling good about your problem” secular psychology of not too many years ago.

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    ckitching

    Doesn’t all good humour have an element of truth to it?

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    Paragon83

    Actually I used to work in a jail and I have heard variations on this directly from people who had done things as horrible as in one case spend a drugged weekend torturing a baby. It seems most commonly to come from the child molesters.

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