Via John at Verum Serum, check out this video response by Pastor David Williams to the oh-so-charming “Rational Response” crew. The response was apparently flagged on YouTube for “inappropriate content.” (See the comments at John’s site, where one of the “Rational Responders” claims that the video was flagged for copywrite infringement.Even if that were true, it would be the equivalent of Christians decrying the “Flying Spaghetti Monster” for impinging on our “car logo,” the ubiquitous Jesus Fish. The phenomenon that is FSM is a real point for the philosophical naturalists camp in the publicity war, but it seems some don’t want to let the spoofs go both ways. Regardless, there’s good reason for everyone to be concerned that Pastor Williams’ video was removed.

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