January 13, 2005

And now . . . this

Once again, the minds of Great Britain have made another stunning scientific breakthrough:

PEOPLE are to be tortured in laboratories at Oxford University in a United States-funded experiment to determine whether belief in God is effective in relieving pain.

While enduring the agony, they will be exposed to religious symbols such as images of the Virgin Mary or a crucifix. Their neurological responses will be measured to determine the efficacy of their faith in helping them to cope.

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Well, I doubt it will have quite the effect they're hoping for. It might cut down on the indigenous vampire population, however.

(H/T: The Great Separation.)