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Posted by: joesmithsleftteste ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 12:27AM

TMBs who refuse to look into our complaints about the church are really just Wiley Coyotes. They've run off of a cliff and they know that if they are forced to address the situation, they will look down and fall, but so long as they remain unaware of their situation, they can keep running and reality has no effect.

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Posted by: nickname ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 12:31AM

Lol! A surprisingly apt metaphor!

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Posted by: victoria ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 08:00AM

I suppose that makes us the Road Runner with the painted hole that we are trying to get them to see. I suppose that is why we are so scary.

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Posted by: Stray Mutt ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 08:34AM

Kathryn Schulz uses the Wile E. Coyote metaphor in her book, "Being Wrong." She adds that being wrong feels exactly like being right. It's the REALIZATION that were wrong that feels different.

So, yes, the trick is to remain unaware that there's only sky under your feet. After all, ignorance is bliss.

An added twist is to not blame yourself for running off the cliff, but to blame the ground for failing to stay under you.

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Posted by: Outcast ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 09:40AM

Oh, I thought you were going to say TBMs are always trying to set traps that never work, or usually backfire, making the coyote look ridiculous.

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Posted by: forbiddencokedrinker ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 09:50AM

You mean like those plates of cookies they leave at your door at bait, in order to try and trap you back into the church?

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Posted by: frogdogs ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 10:00AM

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Posted by: Anonymous User ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 10:05AM

Beep! Beep!

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