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Marijuana cult causes child's death
Doubting Thomas
[url]http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/28/AR2009032801936_pf.html[/url]

"She wasn't delusional, because she was following a religion," Silverman said, describing the findings of the doctors' psychiatric evaluation.


WTF is the difference? She thought her dead child would come back to life because they prayed over the body. If that's not delusional, I don't know what is, regardless of whether or not others with her thought the same thing.
You're just jealous because the voices are talking to me and not you.
 
Bob of QF
Doubting Thomas wrote:
[url]http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/28/AR2009032801936_pf.html[/url]

"She wasn't delusional, because she was following a religion," Silverman said, describing the findings of the doctors' psychiatric evaluation.


WTF is the difference? She thought her dead child would come back to life because they prayed over the body. If that's not delusional, I don't know what is, regardless of whether or not others with her thought the same thing.


Exactly.
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catman
This is the sentence which sums it up for me:
Although an inability to think critically can be a sign of brainwashing, experts said, the line between that and some religious beliefs can be difficult to discern.


"If I owned both Hell and Texas, I'd live in Hell and rent out Texas." - General Sheridan
 
Bob of QF
catman wrote:
This is the sentence which sums it up for me:
Although an inability to think critically can be a sign of brainwashing, experts said, the line between that and some religious beliefs can be difficult to discern.



Merely difficult?

I'd say the line is non-existent!
Quantum Junction: Use both lanes

Reality is that which is left, after you stop believing.
 
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