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April 2nd, 2011

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11:52 pm - seeing Jesus in things
Yet another story about someone thinking they saw the face of Jesus... this time on a pizza.

Folks, why do you assume you know what Jesus (or the Virgin Mary) looked like?

(see my 5 | call my bluff)


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Date:April 3rd, 2011 01:40 am (UTC)
Because we've seen their pictures in all those stained glass windows. Duh.
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From:Daniel [oeconomist.com]
Date:April 3rd, 2011 02:38 am (UTC)

Well, seriously, an image could be the Face of Jesus without looking as Jesus would have presented himself 2,000 years ago, and likewise for the Virgin Mary.

The Face of Jesus would be a face most likely to bring to mind Jesus. The historical Jesus, if he existed at all, may well have looked like Jamie Farr, but Jamie Farr does not have the Face of Jesus because no one but a particular atheist looks at Jamie Farr and thinks He looks like Jesus. If Jesus came back with the Face of Jamie Farr, it would be an act of petulance. Instead, Jesus should come back with the Face of Jesus.

Kind of like on that pizza.

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Date:April 5th, 2011 06:56 pm (UTC)
Looks more like Darth Vader to me
Date:July 18th, 2011 08:38 pm (UTC)

Hey, look!

It's Judd Hirsch or Ron Silver or maybe … maybe it's Jesus!

(It sure ain't Jamie Farr, though.)

—Daniel [oeconomist.com]

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