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My church is doing a 30 hour famine to raise money for a orphange in africa what do you thinnk about that

zackman, POD Warrior Forum 34 Comments [10/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
Fundie Index: -12
WTF?! || meh
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FMG

On the plus side it sounds nice, but in all honesty they are not really undergoing "famine".

They are undergoing a fast. A famine is where they are eating poor food for months at a time and drinking unclean water. Famine kills people with ease.

While laudable, to compare their famine to real famine is kind of not getting the point of real suffering as opposed to the masochism they are trying to portray.

2/19/2008 3:55:21 PM

Quantum Mechanic

Try 6 weeks.

Please.

2/19/2008 4:03:05 PM



Why is this in FSTDT? This isn't bigoted, racist, misogynist, homophobic, ignorant, irrational or any of the other things which fundie quotes usually are. This is NICE. This is actually a rare example of fundies doing a NICE, COMPASSIONATE thing which Christians are supposed to do.

9/7/2008 11:33:01 AM

The Duelist

This doesn't seem fundie, so why is it on here?

8/27/2010 10:47:21 AM

Quantum Mechanic

Make it three or four months; And no water.

10/20/2013 3:00:23 PM

Dr. Shrinker

Meh'd, doesn't belong here at all.

10/20/2013 3:05:21 PM



And lemme guess, you're going to hold the food hostage while you force them to sit through several hours of your religious indoctrination before they get to eat, right?

10/20/2013 3:52:10 PM

rubber chicken

Not fundie and I hope that they made a lot of money.

10/20/2013 9:17:33 PM

Canadiest

I hope some of that money made it to the supposed cause, religious charities in particular have a bad track record for keeping over 90% for the church or using it to feed their insatiable appetite for more Bibles.

10/21/2013 5:42:31 AM
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