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Lying for God

Posted by Ben on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 | Permalink

Intelligent Design gets a kicking in Pennsylvania. The judge says:

"It is ironic that several of these individuals, who so staunchly and proudly touted their religious convictions in public, would time and again lie to cover their tracks and disguise the real purpose behind the ID policy...We find that the secular purposes claimed by the board amount to a pretext for the board's real purpose, which was to promote religion in the public school classroom."

Do they not fear the hellfire for bearing false witness? Or do they think God will let them off because the sinning was to help him out? Or - long shot, perhaps - are they hypocritical wankers?

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