From LJ Antitheism via BJSurvivor: I am the LORD thy GOd and I give you these Ten Commandments: 1. I am He that brought you out of Egypt (like in the movie), You shall not returneth to Egypt, nor shall you think that the Pyramids are “cool,” “nifty,” or “symbolic.” That would be putting other
Alic Sebold’s The Lovely Bones was built around in interesting and (as far as I know) original concept of the afterlife: rather than there being a single one-size-fits-all Heaven where everybody goes, everyone gets their own individual Heaven – a place where they are truly happy. Although each heaven is specific to each individual, they
Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi went undercover at a US evangelical Christian “boot camp” for new converts. This is an extract from his book about it. An Atheist Goes Undercover Some of it is hugely hilarious, as the camp leaders exorcise the demons of astrology, anal fissures, philosophy, intellect and “disconnect” from their flock, or
From the comments thread on Slacktavist: I’ve always asserted the great dividing line in religions is not between monotheism and polytheism, but between the attitude of “please god(s) go away and don’t hurt me” and “hi god(s) sit down next to me and have a beer.” – Hapax Discuss.
Courtesy of the Pagan Prattle, a list of Christian fundamentalist idiocy, collected from forums and chatgroups. Here’s a sample: Gravity: Doesn’t exist. If items of mass had any impact of others, then mountains should have people orbiting them. Or the space shuttle in space should have the astronauts orbiting it. Of course, that’s just the