And then it’s hellfire for eternity!

Discussion (18)¬

  1. bookworm says:

    i think it should be: “heretics shouldn’t be left alone”

  2. Macha says:


    I believe Emo Philips claims the joke, told here

  3. Macha says:


    I believe Emo Philips claims the joke, told here …

  4. Macha says:

    Oops, sorry. Not having one of my best days.

  5. Chiefy says:

    Thanks, Macha. That’s the best version of that joke I have heard.

  6. hotrats says:

    Love Emo Phillips.
    ‘When I was a kid, I used to love it when it snowed, especially the first day when I would wake up and it would be like a magic carpet all over our lawn. I used to rush to the front door, and bang on it and shout, “You know the deal! You have to let me in now!”‘

  7. Jerry+www says:

    If it had been me and I had to listen to Emo’s voice I would have jumped at the first question, but then again I’m an atheist and there would be no way to reach the punchline anyway.

  8. Nassar+Ben+Houdja says:

    Islam, the style of the mad
    Wages on itself, much jihad
    Death and destruction
    Is the only way islam can function
    Shari’a is seriously bad.

  9. Michael says:

    My favorite Emo Phillips joke: “Some mornings it just doesn’t seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.”

  10. tfkreference says:

    A somewhat more topical Emo Phillips joke: When I was young, I prayed for a bicycle. Then I learned that God doesn’t work that way, so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness.

  11. Sophie says:

    Mo is unexpectedly tolerant here. Might there be a little bit of hope?

  12. white+squirrel says:

    Would Mo himself have an opinion between Shia and Sunni?

  13. two cents' worth says:

    If Mo doesn’t care about a Shia mosque, does that imply that he’s a Salafist? Or is he a member of a Muslim sect that is so exclusive that only he is a member, so he can look down on all of the other sects?

  14. white+squirrel says:

    well given the shia/sunni schism occurred after the old fool died, its hard to see that Mo would preferentially opt for either

  15. wnanig says:

    Jerry+www, Re: “but then again I’m an atheist and there would be no way to reach the punchline anyway”

    Not to worry. Once we get rid of religions, the People’s Front of Atheism and the Atheist People’s Front will still be going at it. There can be no flock without outliers.

  16. Jobrag says:

    A few years ago when I was in Azerbaijan a hand grenade was thrown into a mosque, when I asked one of my Azeri workmates about it his reply was ” big beard mosque, doesn’t matter”.

  17. Reid Malenfant says:

    Why can’t they just divorce amicably like that other Sonny and Cher?


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