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Tag Archive: Religion

Mar 15 2013

Out In Droves – Arguing Same-Sex Marriage

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House Bill H.R.1054 was up for a vote in the Civil Law Committee on Tuesday. On that day the committee took testimony from any and all citizens who wanted to share their views on the bill. Many presented their own views and some introduced themselves as representatives for a group. I don’t often watch political …

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Nov 20 2012

Not gonna tip. Not gonna do it.

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Steven Olsen from WWJTD posted this photo on Facebook from the FB group for IfYouCantAffordToTip.com:  The image shows writing scrawled in pen on a piece of paper that says: Crystal, Your service was Great. The Reason for No tip – I am starting my own Redistribution Plan Like Obama – Started 11/6/12 – I no Longer …

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Nov 11 2012

Marketing Mute Mommies

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This is a post by guest blogger Ellen Bulger. I’ve never been a big Disney fan. Growing up, my exposure was minimal. The cartoons weren’t broadcast on TV and my parents took me to maybe two movies in my entire childhood. The only one I remember was Mary Poppins. And when I was in junior …

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Oct 22 2012

Trucking Missionary Style

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I took this photo as part of my Photo Per Day (Peeper Dee) project for Le Cafe Witteveen. I gotta be honest – I cackled with glee before groaning and cursing. This was just too fabulous of an example of a Missionaries Gone Wild spotting. We thought about calling the number and chatting with the …

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Oct 12 2012

Crazy Faith, Adoption and Zombies

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Here are a couple of odd signs that have caught my attention over the past couple of days: Seen on the back of a car in a parking lot. Short version: No arguments here. Deeper version: I think this might be a reference to Susan William Smith’s Crazy Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives. According to …

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Oct 03 2012

Why She Left Her Church

A very good friend of mine just left her Catholic church in large part because of its support for the marriage amendment that will be on Minnesota’s ballot this November. The church put a “Vote Yes” sign in their front lawn, and that was the final straw for her. Not sure I can stomach the …

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Sep 04 2012

Praying for Obama

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Seen over at Le Cafe Witteveen So nice, those religious people praying for Obama, right? Let’s find out what Psalms 109:8 is, shall we? *flips through the internet* …Let’s see…the general consensus seems to be along the lines of: Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Nice. I see what you …

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Aug 24 2012

Bible or College?

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On the drive into work today I saw an [sarcasm] AWESOME [/sarcasm] bumper sticker. Ready? A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. *sigh* This is why we can’t have nice things. Aside from this being a ridiculous premise – (Which is going to help you in the real world: …

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Aug 09 2012

Glasses to Blur Out the Wimminz

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Or alternatively, Fuzzy Glasses, Fuzzy Logic. It’s August and as far as I know there’s only one April Fool’s Day every year. Right? RIGHT? I went to Google to see if this “Associated Press” article that I saw on Twitter was real (Ohhhh… you say you’re <air quotes>Associated Press</air quotes> Sure ya are. Got ID?), …

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Jul 06 2012

CONvergence 2012: The Role of Religion in Science Fiction and Fantasy

This panel featured five authors with different religious backgrounds: Agnostic, an Episcopal minister in training (with an interest in Paganism – not a practicing interest, but a fascination), an atheist with knowledge about Eastern religions, a Church of England priest, and an atheist Unitarian Universalist ex-Catholic. Some of the themes discussed: Does much of science …

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