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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

I Don't Speak Ill of the Dead


They usually do a great job all by themselves. From the Rude Pundit:

Here's Falwell preaching in 1958, quoted in a Washington Post profile in 1988 by Walt Harrington:

"'In this message,' Falwell intoned pompously, 'I want to use the Bible alone as our guide. It is never worthwhile to give man's opinion...The answer to the whole subject can be found in Genesis 9:18-27.' Falwell went on to explain that Ham, the son of Noah, had seen Noah naked one day. When Noah discovered this, he cursed Ham's son, Canaan: 'A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.' Falwell explained that Ham later became the progenitor of the African race.

"He rambled on, still using 'the Bible alone' as his guide: 'The true Negro does not want integration...He realizes his potential is far better among his own race...We see the hand of Moscow in the background...We see the Devil himself behind it...It will destroy our race eventually...In one northern city, a pastor friend of mine tells me that a couple of opposite race live next door to his church as man and wife ...It boils down to whether we are going to take God's Word as final.'

"Oblivious to the hatefulness of his sermon, Falwell concluded: '...If we live in constant fellowship with the Lord, He can enable us to live Christ-like before others.'"

The epitaph should read, "pass the bacon."

1 Comments:

At 7:13 AM , Blogger Lulu Maude said...

I've always been fascinated by that Bible story... not the punishment, but the image of a drunken Noah flashing the family jewels.

I guess the organs of patriarchs aren't sposed to be exposed... just stuffed in the vaginas of breeder-females, at least when they're sober.

 

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