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5. Demons? The only thing stupider than having imaginary friends, is having imaginary enemies.
Tue Jun 2, 2015, 07:47 AM
Jun 2015

An interesting rhetorical tool, as well, since demons are whatever the person who claims they exist wants them to be. Since they don't exist, no one can disprove them ( reasonable people won't find they DO exist, and no one can prove they do, but burden of proof isn't always respected whenever religion is the issue at hand) they won't 'go away' and no one can kill or eliminate them, thereby 'winning'.

It's the ultimate fabricated boogeyman for attempting to control the opinions of people who have even a shred of fear or apprehension that the supernatural might actually exist.

It's a shame more people don't know what to do when someone tries to win an argument with raw fear.

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