March 17, 2004

DIY Crucifixion

United States: In an interesting attempt at suicide, one loony fundie decided to try a DIY crucifixion on himself. He claims not to have seen The Passion of the Christ, so we can only concluded that Christianity is evil and causes people to kill themselves.

A Hartland man was treated at a Pittsfield hospital after he nailed himself to a cross.

The 23-year-old man apparently was trying to commit suicide Thursday evening in his living room, the Bangor Daily News reported. Police said the man appeared delusional and told them he had been seeing pictures of God on the computer...

Lt. Pierre Boucher said the man took two pieces of wood, nailed them together in the form of a cross and placed them on the floor. He attached a suicide sign to the wood and then proceeded to nail one of his hands to the makeshift cross using a 14-penny nail and a hammer.

When he realized that he was unable to nail his other hand to the board, he called 911, Boucher said.

Man treated after attempting to nail himself to crossAP, 16th March 2004 (via Die Puny Humans).

1 comment

How timely.

I happened to go past the local Baptist Church
today ; where there public signage read :

Nails didn't keep Christ on the Cross ;
Love did.

Has anyone read Anne Wilson Schaefs book
on co-dependency ; or John . Bradshaw ; a
former priest in training and alcoholic.


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