"You're dressed like whores!" - Christians vs Comics in San Diego

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Galactus, AKA Edward, competes with street preacher Ruben Israel for the love and forebearance of mankind at San Diego Comic Con.

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"Who is the real fanatic? Me or this lunatic?" shouted Israel into his megaphone. 20130720-113514.jpg

Humanity's options dwindle at San Diego Comic-Con.

20130720-113621.jpg Captive audience: street preachers appeal to Comic-con convention goers at a tramline crosswalk in San-Diego. "Look at you girls, dressed like whores!" shouted one of the preachers, who identified himself as Ruben Israel.

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  1. Where's Rorschach when you need him?

  2. Hebrews 9:27 "Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment," [notice how it ends on a comma]

    Hebrews 9:28 "so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him."

    Way to distort a message of love there, preacherman. If anyone is at ComicCom, please ask him what he thinks of Hebrews 9:28.

    Source: http://www.biblestudytools.com/hebrews/9.html

  3. I think the Comic-con attendees should just call over to the barricade and smile and compliment the protesters, like "Wow, great costume! You totally nailed the "religious psycho" [or "creepy pedophile" or "angry moron"] character! Good work!" And walk away . . . smiling.

  4. I've been trying to work out how many of those categories I fit into.

  5. So, a bunch of people obsessed with an imaginary world brought to life in a canonical text with supernatural natural elements, obsessed with arcane rules, forgotten bloodlines vaguely defined mythical geographies blurring the lines between their own reality, priorities and goals, and those of the heroes and villains in the texts they obsess over...Sounds like they should just set up a booth...

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