Prayer is a gift that costs nothing

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Nyarlathotep
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Prayer is a gift that costs nothing

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So a relative (and a couple of other people I know) posted one of those dumb chain statuses on Facebook this one all about praying for each other. It ends with the statement "Prayer is a gift that costs nothing"

Not wanting to cause trouble in my family, but I am sooooooooooo tempted to reply to every one of them with "Absolutely true. Prayer costs nothing. And you get what you pay for too"

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"Unless you are praying for a sick child. You gain their college fund."

"Why I pray to Satan."

All sorts of evil and MEAN responses.

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Gives them the illusion of caring and doing something without having to. Couple of mouse button clicks and you're rated A-1 to go to Heaven in a handbasket.
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Join the Church of ShempTM. Shemp answers all prayers. Shemp will save your filthy heathen scum soul.
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Save it for what?
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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An eternity of supplication and ass kissing to the fuckwad Shemp, of course.
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Hmmph. Could be worse.
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Pyrrho wrote:Save it for what?
I will save yours to hollow out and use as a condom when I fuck Satan.
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Pyrrho wrote:Gives them the illusion of caring and doing something without having to. Couple of mouse button clicks and you're rated A-1 to go to Heaven in a handbasket.
Yep. One of my nieces loves to post things like pictures of Jebus with captions like "Like and share if you love Jesus. Ignore for Satan"

Tried explaining how clickfarming works, but to no avail, she still posts this bullshit all the time. It's the religious equivalent of slacktivism, far easier to click "like" on a picture of Jesus than to live an admirable life, help other people or any of that bullshit.

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shemp wrote:Join the Church of ShempTM. Shemp answers all prayers. Shemp will save your filthy heathen scum soul.
Sorry, already a member of The Church of Starry Wisdom, you heretic

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Nyarlathotep wrote:
shemp wrote:Join the Church of ShempTM. Shemp answers all prayers. Shemp will save your filthy heathen scum soul.
Sorry, already a member of The Church of Starry Wisdom, you heretic
I will send you postcards in Hell.
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That will be very nice of you. Thanks Shemp. You are a pal.

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Prayer, the Universal Christian Magical Placebo®.

Cures all ailments, even those of the prescriber!