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Gay Byrne does NOT look impressed with Stephen Fry talking about an 'evil God'

He even asked Fry, “You think you’re going to get in on that?”
Jan 30th 2015, 1:48 PM 47,076 353

STEPHEN FRY APPEARS on The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne this coming Sunday.

When asked – as all guests are – what he’d say to God if he got to the ‘pearly gates’ of heaven, Fry had quite a lot to say:

“I’ll say bone cancer in children…what’s that about? How dare you? How dare you create a world with such misery that is not our fault.

It’s not right. It’s utterly utterly evil. Why should I respect a capricious, mean minded, stupid God who creates a world which is so full of injustice and pain.

Gay then asked, “You think you’re going to get in on that?”

However…he didn’t look all that impressed with Fry’s response:

Gat gif Source: RTE via YouTube

Here’s a look at the final question for yourself, which Gay called, “the longest answer to that question I ever got in this series”:

Source: RTÉ - Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster/YouTube

The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne will be aired this Sunday at 10:30pm.

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