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Comedian Jim Jefferies Tackles the Absurdity of Infant Baptism

Comedian Jim Jefferies explains in a clip from his 2012 special “Fully Functional” how his life changed when he stopped believing in God, why he’s no longer a “bad” atheist, and why the whole notion of infant baptism is just ridiculous.As with all things Jefferies, the audio is NSFW:

Comedian Jim Jefferies explains in a clip from his 2012 special “Fully Functional” how his life changed when he stopped believing in God, why he’s no longer a “bad” atheist, and why the whole notion of infant baptism is just ridiculous.

As with all things Jefferies, the audio is NSFW:

The clip was released in promotion of Jefferies’ “Freedumb Tour.”

You can see another clip of Jefferies talking about religion here. And be sure to watch his take on gun control.

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