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05:07 pm - For god's sake think of the kittens
There was some debate on ... er... lost the reference, Eschaton I think, about whether this site is a spoof or not. The page I have connected to seems manifestly parodic, but if you read the rest I think these people are sincere, cheerful, rational and yet paradoxically barking mad.

"Operation Save The Kittens." The premise: God kills a kitten every time you masturbate.

They do venture into theology.

Does God really kill kittens?
You would have to talk to Bible scholars about that, but I don't think he does. It's just a great way to think about this issue in a non-threatening way.


The site is a rich source of nonsense, such as the puppet pornography that in some way is supposed to be part of the fight against pornography. What do you think - real or not real?

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From:altariel
Date:March 16th, 2004 09:16 am (UTC)
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Not real. Although bits of the forums might be.
From:cdybedahl
Date:March 16th, 2004 09:30 am (UTC)
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Real. The domain xxxchurch.com is owned by these people who certainly don't seem to have any humour at all, to judge from their own site.
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From:spacefall
Date:March 16th, 2004 09:33 am (UTC)
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Aww, they threw a cat! *instant contempt*
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From:liliha
Date:March 16th, 2004 09:45 am (UTC)
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i'm stealing this for my journal.

i watched the kitten video and was sure they couldn't be serious. then i read the NOHO pledge. who knows?
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From:glitterboy1
Date:March 16th, 2004 10:01 am (UTC)
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Oh my. I'm afraid I think it's real. There are too many links to it from serious sites, and too many real-sounding details, for it to be a spoof (I think).

Whatever, it gave me a good laugh.
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From:mistraltoes
Date:March 16th, 2004 09:30 pm (UTC)
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The kitten thing is not real. The anti-porn/masturbation stance is real. They appear to be attempting to approach a serious topic in what they consider a light-hearted way. Clearly, it doesn't work for everybody--I think it's just confusing.
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From:crowbar
Date:March 19th, 2004 08:12 am (UTC)
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A little late seeing this post, Catalyst just pointed it out to me.

Unfortunately, my first thought was to apply a little reverse logic.

Soo, If every time I masturbate, God kills a kitten... what happens every time I kill a kitten?

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