Suggested Disclaimer for all Websites and Publications Sponsored by Religious Denominations and Parareligious Evangelistic Organizations*
By Ervin Taylor, April 30, 2017:
*Warning: For those lacking a sense of humor, or having sensitive natures, and/or tendencies toward literalism, this statement is intended as satire.
PROPOSED DISCLAIMER FOR ALL RELIGIOUS-ORIENTED WEBSITES AND PUBLICATIONS
This website and the materials published by the sponsoring organization of this website are not intended to provide religious advice. Any statement should not be construed as taking the place of your own ability to evaluate religious claims on the basis of a rational evaluation of the evidence. The authors writing for this website and publications sponsored by this website shall not be held liable or responsible for misunderstanding or misuse of any information contained in articles posted on this website. We are also not responsible for any loss, damage, or injury caused, or alleged to be caused, directly or indirectly by any action or behavior precipitated by information on this website or associated publications. This is especially true if you act on statements predicting future events and these events do not come to pass.
We hope that you find what is posted here beneficial. However, you need to know that should you choose to read any posted article, the effects of carrying out any of the ideas advocated in such an article will vary from person to person. There is no guarantee of any outcome from the application of the ideas contained therein. We cannot be held liable for factual and especially scientific or historical inaccuracies in statements contained in any materials posted or publications advertised. This also includes the misuse or erroneous interpretations of biblical texts.
Please be aware that any material presented herein and stories depicted are only illustrative examples. They should be understood as what some individuals have stated that they achieved by carrying out the beliefs contained in such materials and stories. It is especially important for readers to understand that information about events occurring in current and former mission lands are based loosely on stories told by missionaries. They may have been modified in multiple ways including, but not limited to, changing the purported facts, doctoring the photos, and inventing direct quotations.
The results mentioned which have been achieved by certain individuals, including their chances of going to heaven, although achievable for some, are not to be construed as the results that you may achieve. Readers need to understand that the information contained in the materials posted and advertised are only illustrative of what the writers of these items think and feel about certain religious matters and thus they may not be literally true. We urge you to use your own common sense in evaluating any statement or claim.
Our motto: Reader beware.
Ervin Taylor is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Past Director of the Radiocarbon Laboratory at the University of California, Riverside. He is also currently a Visiting Professor at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA and Visiting Scientist at the Keck Carbon Cycle Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at the University of California, Irvine. He has served as the Executive Editor of Adventist Today.