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Old 07-15-2003, 12:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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People falling over on Tele-Evangelical TV?

I've always wondered this. Are these guys really being moved by "God" to fall over uncontrollably or is it a total scripted hoax?
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Old 07-15-2003, 01:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That shit is absolutely hilarious, and America Undercover on HBO did a show on that subject once, and determined that it was all a bunch of bullshit. Now they only covered one televangelist, but I've seen the one they covered all over religious television, he's one of the biggest, and he's an absolute fraud.
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Old 07-15-2003, 01:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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They are a hoax!

Dateline NBC did a report on Benny Hinn and here is the transcript.

Where does world-famous televangelist's money go?

Benny Hinn has millions of believers and millions in donations

NBC News - Dateline/December 27, 2002

http://www.rickross.com/reference/hinn/hinn20.html

My Opinion:

The sad thing about the organization is the fact that it generates millions of dollars that goes to no-where but into Benny Hinn's own pockets.

He is the "the ultimate snake oil salesman preying on the divinely weak." He also has the worst comb-over.

Pick a real religion, and contribute to it with your donation and time.
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Old 07-15-2003, 01:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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BENNY HINN, thats the American Undercover guy.
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Old 07-15-2003, 01:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I was raised in a penecostle home (the one that falls over and foams at the mouth, twitches, pitches babies from the balcony, etc.) and I never got that. I've had some guy smack me on the forehead, scream in my face, and expect me to fall over, never did though.

I think there's something wrong with them.
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Old 07-15-2003, 03:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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sheesh.. you'd figure after all the crap that went down in the 80's with PTL (Jim Baker and Tammy Faye) and Oral Roberts (his donate a million dollars or God will take my life) that people would be smarter than that....

sheesh... as PT Barnum said...Look! There's another one been born!
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Old 07-15-2003, 05:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I had a young lady in our youth group ask me about
this type of religion lately.....she went to this "OTHER"
church when she was very young---someone would
stand behind them while one of the elders stood in front
and pushed on her forehead....her question was...was I
supposed to feel something before I fell down???
---she didn't---can't say what the rest of them felt, ----most
have the intelligence level of an armadillo---
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Old 07-15-2003, 06:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
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anything related to religions = hoax
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