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Saturday, July 17, 2004

More of my favorite H.L. Mencken
...The only really respectable Protestants are theFundamentalists. Unfortunately, they are also palpable idiots...
What is the function that a clergyman performs in the world?Answer: he gets his living by assuring idiots that he can save themfrom an imaginary hell. It is a business almost indistinguishable fromthat of a seller of snake-oil for rheumatism.
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