Been spending all our lives living in an Amish Paradise.
No link, just saw this on the HEADLINE NEWS. Reflecting yet the damage religion does to the mind. Both to the perp and the victim.
Most people think of the Amish as peaceful. But it seems that some amongst their label use the "true Scottsman" fallacy to attack other Amish. Some asshole Amish are going around to other Amish men and cutting off their beards by force.
Sad thing is that one guy interviewed said he would rather be dead than have his beard cut off.
HOLY FUCKING SHIT,
You can see that superstition caused one asshole to attack other people. But you can also see how superstition would needlessly cause the victim to end his life.
What this victim suffered in reality, was an invasion of their person. Their beard in reality has nothing to do with their rightful reaction to their body being assaulted. The beard is a needless religious superstition. People without beards attack others and get attacked all the time. Superstition caused one idiot to attack someone else, and superstition causes men to grow beards for religious reasons which in reality don't matter either way.
Magic underwear, rabbits feet, lucky socks nor beards a fictional being told you to grow, will stop bad things from happening.
I wish I could grow a beard as long as the Amish so I could cut it off myself in front of them to SHOW how stupid it is. The attack was what was wrong. But even if you cut off your own beard, your dick wont fall off.
But, since they are Amish, the likelihood of them reading this is low.
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