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November 15th, 2005

The God Warrior

I’m not sure if anyone here would lower themselves to watch a show like Trading Spouses, but if you saw the commercials for the most recent episodes, chances are you were like me: you had to tune in.

On this show a fundamentalist Christian traded houses with a hypnotherapist/astrologist family. The families involved were both quite normal and well-adjusted, but the fundamentalist mother was beyond berserk… she was through-the-roof-crazy. Who knows, there may be some issues involved that we’re not aware of, but holy cow this woman lost her mind. The last five minutes were easily the most entertaining five minutes of television this season. This is one of those memes that deserves its popularity.

Thankfully, some creative, entrepreneurial type was around to create the God Warrior talking bobblehead doll, which is already up to $300 with several days still left on the auction.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to get back to my gar-gyles.

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FROM: Robert [E-Mail]
DATE: Tuesday November 15, 2005 -- 5:51:04 pm
Slychics! My gf and I made plans to watch both episodes. Jeez-us, that woman and her stupid ass friends were intolerant and hateful. Very Jesus-like, folks!

FROM: Aanen
DATE: Friday November 18, 2005 -- 1:10:00 pm
wow, that is messed up!! i'm at a loss for words.

FROM: E Gardner [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday December 15, 2005 -- 1:38:30 pm
I kept those episodes on Tivo for three weeks. It just kept getting better, every time I saw it.

Anyway, I'm all for doing your thing,.. but when you come to somebody's house as a guest, you try not to make serious waves and complain all over the place. Mrs. Perrin did not have this tact. I watch Trading Spouses and Wife swap and it is clear to me that they often mismatch these moms intentionally where disaster is possible.

If it made Mrs. Perrin feel better to find a church in the area to visit, that probably would have been fine by itself, but strongly insisted (demanded) that the Flishers also attend with her. It seems to be the polar opposite of a screaming athiest, or abortionist. They are very.. passionate about thier cause. That doesnt make it right to stomp all over somebody else's beliefs, and to the extreme level that some people do, make them appear crazier than they are.

Yes, her friends were mean to Mrs. Flisher who was not a practicing Christian, but otherwise a nice lady. The vegetarians were mean to the lady from the Bayou in episode: EPISODE 114, similarly. Just because she wrestled aligators and ate meat, she was chastised and shut out.


Somebody got around to putting Mrs. Perrin in Wikipedia, and the Ebay auction where somebody crafted her into a talking bobblehead doll shows that even those a couple fries short of a happy meal can still be famous. Just look at Katie Holmes.



FROM: John [E-Mail]
DATE: Wednesday December 28, 2005 -- 2:00:05 pm
The official GOD WARRIOR Bobblehead merch is available!-

FROM: [E-Mail]
DATE: Sunday January 8, 2006 -- 10:18:01 pm
The official site of the God Warrior BobbleHead has launched. Enjoy!

DATE: Sunday February 19, 2006 -- 6:13:18 pm
Romans 2:1

Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself, for you who judge practice the same things.


You who said "It seems to be the polar opposite of a screaming athiest, or abortionist. "

Abortion is murder so I don't know why you are comparing Mararet Perrin to an abortionist and atheists believe in nothing and have no basis for any of their beliefs so again I don't know what sort of comparison you are drawing.

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