Erotic Manipulation Prong

Part two in today’s WND-a-thon is a comedy entrant from Joseph Farah. It’s comedy because his entire fear is based on a movie. A movie that me and Ed Brayton have discussed in length. Narrowly missing out the top spot of the worst action movie we know of.

Oh it is a remake, the original tapped into the fears and indeed the fantasy of fighting a war much like the Mujahadeen. Only blonder and more sexier.

That’s right. Joseph Farrah’s latest argument is based on a remake of an already cheesy movie. [Read more…]

The Price of a Big Heart

I got approached by two patients today, they lay on the floor of the hospital. This is not a new thing. People sit on the floor all the time. There isn’t enough seats sometimes and the Indian habit of the lotus position lends itself to sitting on the floor. The young woman pulls herself up and starts crying.

“Doctor! I have no food, I came here to take my mother to the hospital. Just look at her foot! (I look, it’s a diabetic ulcer and it needs to come off). We don’t have enough money for even a cup of coffee (South Indians are bigger fans of coffee).”

The ulcer is nearly 20 cm in length. It’s clear that her foot will need amputation some time soon.

She couldn’t get care for her foot and needed diabetic shoes to help her walk. All of this costed money.

This woman wept and it hurt to see someone like that.

So I gave her my month’s luxury budget so she could buy the things she needed and left feeling my heart grow a size and feeling like I had done something to help. I had also gotten her free treatment for the foot.

Less than 5 steps later I get told by one of the ward attenders that she is a con woman, who tricks the charity doctors into helping her. She is a psychiatry patient from a fairly well off family who pretends to be poor to get money out of people. I didn’t believe him.

Until I saw her pull off the same stunt in a ward.

Sigh. Such is the price of having a heart…

I Was the Fool

I got into a conversation on Reddit and realised one thing.

That because I blog at FTB, I am actually losing readers! I didn’t realise that my platform was so toxic and vapid. I have seen the light and it comes from the fire from all the smoke that people like PZ Myers and Greta Christina were blowing up my arse. Also? Tigasuku has gone on holiday and abandoned me…

So I am tending in my resignation. I am moving blogs to the new Slymepit blog project. A place where freedom of speech is more important! Where I can make jokes about privilege.

Also? I have been living a lie. I am secretly a white man living in Basingstoke pretending to be in India. It’s why I never turn on my webcam on the various hangouts I do.

So with that? A Million Gods is over. It shall now be called Avicenna’s Palace of Pussy…

And to start you all off with? Here is my first post! [Read more…]

If we let gays marry, then what about the Jedi?

See! They told you so! First we let Adam and Eve become Adam and Steve now we have to agree to marry Qui Gon Jin to Mace Windu.

Why? Because Scotland is planning an amendment to the current Civil Partnership and Marriage laws which will allow any group purporting a belief to conduct weddings.

The government claims it’s to allow humanists to perform marriages, however the Free Church of Scotland says it will allow anyone with a belief to officiate at weddings.

More than a 100,000 such “knights” exist in the UK according to the last Census.

“There are loads of people in a diverse society like this for whom belief can mean virtually anything – the Flat Earth Society and Jedi Knights Society – who knows?” says church spokesman the Rev Iver Martin.

“I am not saying that we don’t give place to that kind of personal belief, but when you start making allowances for marriages to be performed within those categories then you are all over the place.”

I think someone should tell Rev. Martin that the Jedi Knights are a joke religion. The Jedi don’t believe that they can deflect bullets with lightsabers. And if anything there would be a schism between Republic and post Republic Jedi philosophies since one allows marriage and the other does not. In fact it’s kind of a major schism.

And all because we want to let gays marry each other. Such a slippery slope.

Why it’s like the sliding increases in the powers of Palpatine and indeed Jacen Solo when they both usurped power… Where will it stop!