Monday, February 23, 2009

Smurfs Satanic To Jehovah’s Witnesses

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If you want to save your soul before Armageddon, you might want to toss out all your Smurfs paraphernalia.

At least that’s what some Jehovah’s Witnesses believe, according to Kyria Abrahams, author of the comedic memoir, I’m Perfect, You’re Doomed: Tales From A Jehovah’s Witness Upbringing (Touchstone).

Abrahams – who was raised in the faith before being “disfellowshipped” in her early 20s – was taught that Smurfs were actually “little blue demons” and says one kid supposedly found that out the hard way when he brought a Smurf doll to Kingdom Hall and it started cussing and running out of the church.

Although hindsight suggests this never really happened, Abrahams says she felt obligated to play it safe and only collect toys of the Snorks, which she calls “the cheaper, underwater-based rip-offs.”

I’m Perfect, You’re Doomed hits shelves March 3, but fans are already giving Abrahams Smurfs merchandise as a way to say they enjoyed the book.

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