Wild popularity of CBD forces Christian bookseller to rebrand

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/09/03/wild-popularity-of-cbd-forces.html

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The opium of the mass(es).

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William Steig book sales might also be taking a hit, at least among those seeking CBD for dyslexia…

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Jesus had the disciples distribute the loaves and fishes, but the CBD? They Bogarted that shit.

How else do you think JC healed the sick? /s

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Fun fact #1 about catholic bookshops. in Turin a catholic bookshop was in front of a sexy shop. https://goo.gl/maps/YkBJDuYMAwGFDXoC6 The catholic bookshop is still here selling DVD on the St. Paul life. The sexy shop has closed and move in the suburbs.

Fun fact #2: there’s a CBD electronics that makes and sells sells TV stuff (in US cable cutters) https://www.cbvicky.it/ They sell pipes too, of course. The CB stands for the owners initials and citizen band.

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Well, there’s already a Christian Bök who changed his name from “Book” so there’s that.

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And the fact that they both offer life-changing, miracle-working, solutions to the pain that life inflicts on us just adds to the confusion.

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great place to work - that surprises the hell out of me. It has been my experience that any man who makes a display of his “Christianity” in his business is in fact a liar, a thief, and a hypocrite of the most disgusting kind, and takes joy in cheating his employees without mercy.

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Loved those.

D B S A B-Z B, S-N-T?

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If they were telling me to go to hell every day, I’d tell them where they can stick it.

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My guess would be they’re not a big fan of CBD.

Pot that doesn’t get you high?

If you aren’t high, how are you going to read Bök’s books?

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Prison bibles are used as rolling papers, so I’m sure that someone has made a spliff from the pages of a bible.

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So they went with something even more generic sounding… gotcha.

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They most likely could have just waited till it’s no longer a fad.

Hey, that’s a Glitch avatar! Nice to see. I miss Glitch.

It’s been a long time now, hasn’t it? It was such a great game to play when up in the middle of the night rocking a baby in one arm, and now that baby is in grade three!

Just because you said that I checked in on how the fan relaunch projects were going, figuring they would have likely died out, and found out that Eleven opened up a list for alpha testers on August 30. What a coincidence.

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Not necessarily any man or business, but certainly at a much higher rate than in the secular world. It is one thing to pay for an ad in the church bulletin, another to make it a selling point.