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Our campus has been overrun…

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By anti-abortionists. There was some guy standing outside the physics building this morning shouting at us to embrace Jesus and stop killing infants, and a dude standing next to a huge picture of bloody, dead fetus was trying to hand me a flyer saying not to get an abortion. Because, you know, being a guy and all, I had really been considering one.

There was also some guy standing outside the library, telling us we’re all going to hell for being at college. Because, clearly, if God had wanted us to learn, he would have given us brains. Oh, wait…

Not that anyone around here is really all that ticked off; this is the most entertaining thing to come through campus this semester. But for any anti-abortionists or other generally crazy people out there, let me give you some tips: You are not going to win a single, solitary convert by coming to a college campus and being loud and obnoxious. At college, if you’re being lound and obnoxious, it usually means you’re drunk, and we don’t pay a lot of attention to you. The way you’re going to win converts is by logically persuading us that your position is the more sensible one. Why religous fundamentalists have yet to try using this approach will no doubt remain a mystery…


Written by Daniel Grady

September 26, 2005 at 12:47

Posted in Rants

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