I landed back in Australia several hours ago to a comment posted on the blog, under the Coincidences? post, which some of you might have missed –
It was signed by someone calling himself, or herself, Satan – with an email address of firstname.lastname@example.org. The IP address led me to a server which is anonymous.
Here is what “Satan” had to say –
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on this splendid job you’re doing on behalf of me. To see you rape the spirit of the Camino is a great joy for me. You’re even succeeding in turning true pilgrims into ordinary tourist. Ha, just loving to see you destroying those innocent souls.
But the public ‘execution’ of Sister Simon Clare has been your greatest feat to date. Your destruction of this vulnerable catholic nun warrants an upgrade to your future seat in hell.
Keep up the good work Bill!
You might have seen my reply – and Steve’s reply – calling this Satan a gutless coward for making criticisms without revealing his or her true identity.
I am quite happy to have a dignified debate with this person on the issues he or she has raised, but I won’t do so with someone who hides cravenly behind anonymity.
Mind, you, I don’t know that a dignified debate with this person would be possible. He or she doesn’t seem to be particularly bright.
So ‘Satan” – if you want to step outside and have a real fight, then have the balls to identity yourself.
Come out from your creepy hidey-hole under your slimy rock into the full sunlight of transparency and accountability, and let’s go toe to toe baby…