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  1. identicon
    Mr Big Content, 10 Aug 2015 @ 9:56pm

    And They Say The Universe Is Not Intellegently Designed!

    If you want PROOF that EVERYTHING is part of a PLAN, and NOTHING is RANDOM, then THIS HAS GOT TO BE IT!!! I mean, WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF ALL THESE THINGS HAPENING, quote, "RANDOMLY"? It just BEGGARS BELEIF that clever so-called SCIENTISTS continue to feed us the most INCREDIBLE ATHIEST CRAP! WAKE UP YOUR BRAINS NOW!!!

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