Definition of the Day 1/29/14 — Fear

Posted: January 29, 2014 in Christianity, Humor, Religion
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FEAR, n. The wellspring of religious faith–the greater the fear, the greater the “faith.” Christians normally refer to the behavior instigated by this inspiring emotion as “moral conduct.”

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

 

Front cover of The Devil's Dictionaries

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