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Rambling post on Suicide and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Rambling post on Suicide and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Christian Peper has made a good start in thinking about suicide and Jehovah’s Witnesses, and it’s worth a read. I’m just using his post as a starting point to bounce some ideas around. Suicide isn’t really any kind of sure way for JWs to hedge their bets. The position on suicide was one of their rare agreements with the Catholic Church. JWs don’t believe in hell, but they used to say that suicides could not be resurrected because it was…

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Airline Maintenance Engineer Humor Meme

Airline Maintenance Engineer Humor Meme

Here’s the email. It’s a very good bit of humor. See the comments at the bottom for status. After every flight, Qantas Airline pilots fill out a form, called a “gripe sheet” (or “squawk sheet”) which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems, document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the gripe sheets before the next flight. Never let it be said that ground crews lack a sense of humor. Here are…

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