Tim (littlebluedog) wrote,
Tim
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(over)think

Here's an example. I saw a bumper sticker one day, proclaiming that "GOD IS A GOOD GOD!" (emphasized just so).

A clear, simple sentiment, and likely a Christian one, considering the cross that also decorated the sticker ... but one whose expression unfortunately encumbers it with inconsistencies and unintended implications. For example, the statement necessarily implies a multiplicity of deities, and further implies that there are more than one that exemplify the concept of, or may otherwise be described as, "good." This leads in turn to the implication that there are one or more that exemplify something that is other than good (absence of good? opposite of good? who knows?). The polytheistic nature of the sentiment alone conflicts with a fundamental tenet of most, if not all, Christian faiths.

Ridiculous, of course.
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