Well...August 13 2009 at 5:33 AM
Pope Reverend I, BV (Login PRev1)
Response to Ok, I admit
He prefers to be regarded as a "Happy Agnostic".
When he was interviewed by Stephen Colbert...
Colbert: Look. Do you believe theres a God?
He said he doesn't believe in God...
Ehrman: (pause) Im not sure.
Colbert: Sooooo, youre an agnostic?
Ehrman: Thats right.
Colbert: Isnt that just an atheist without balls?
[howls and slight applause from audience] Cause if I were an
atheist, Id be able to look to God and say, sorry, dont exist, sir.
Ehrman: Uh huh.
Ehrman: Yes, you would.
***later in interview***
Colbert: Do you believe in God yourself?
Ehrman: Uh, no.
Colbert: You dont.
Ehrman: No, Im an agnostic.
Colbert: Did you ever, uh I guess what I meant to ask is, did you ever believe in God?
Ehrman: Uh, yes.
Colbert: You did?
Ehrman. Yes. I had balls then. [more howling & audience applause]
Colbert: I cant improve on that!
(end of interview)
He agreed that an Agnostic is just...
-- An "Atheist without balls".
So, I'm sticking with "Atheist".
President Barrack Hussein Obama
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