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Dec-07-12, 01:38 PM (EDT)|
21. "RE: The Aha Moment"|
In response to message #7
>>Hasn't anyone else been tempted to put in "pantheistic multiperson |
>>solipsism", or is it just me...?
>I was in the emergency department at a Bangor hospital the other day
>(sudden epic back/side pain: medical science shrugs, assumes I've had
>a interesting convergence of bad luck, muscle strain, and an internal
>suture from the Surgery Adventure), and they asked me for my religion
>during check-in. I was unable to keep myself from giving the clerk a
>What Has That Got To Do With Anything? face for a second or two, then
>told her I'm an atheist. That got me a momentary odd look in return
>and a box checked on some computerized hospital form, which presumably
>means if I die in that hospital at any future point they'll just strip
>me for parts and toss me on the burn pile. Which I'm OK with as long
>as they're sure I'm really dead.
I've been tempted a few times to answer with Pastafarian, just to watch the reactions.
I think it'd be quite amusing.
Still, it's probably dietary related or so the staff know which denominational dispenser of Godly wisdom to send to your bedside When Bad Things Occur.
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