Wat: And your love? Have you proven that yet?
William: Wat, you remember church as a boy. The fear, the passion. That's what she makes me feel. And for that, I say my rosary to Jocelyn and no one else.
Wat: William, that's blasphemous.
Then may I burn in hell.
Unlike the Blasphemous Boast
, in which one claims oneself
to be above a given deity, this is for praising someone else
(or a group of other people) as above a given deity.
How to react can sometimes be a dilemma, especially to devoutly religious characters who believe in the deity in question.
See also Like a God to Me
, which can
be blasphemous, depending on the particular context. (And the religion.)