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Category Archive: blasphemy

Feb 04 2014

Thank You, Ken Ham

Thank you, Ken Ham— “What would change your mind?” was the question… and Ken told viewers that the bible would stand up to critical examination. Thank you, Ken Ham. My own pastor, back all those decades ago, was a true believer, one who believed that the most skeptical investigation will support the truth of the …

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Jan 30 2014

All Gods Are Versions Of The One True God (Mine, Of Course)

There are thousands of gods, so the atheists claim And they note that they all disagree; But I’ve figured the source of their silly confusion— And so, you can take it from me: Some people once worshipped a handful of gods, Like Athena, Poseidon, and Zeus All manifestations of one, greater, God, A reasonable mind …

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Jan 28 2014

“We Assert That Images Of The Spiritual Leaders Of All Religions Should Be Deemed To Be Respectful”

So… if, by law, religious figures Are deserving of respect From the meditating Buddha To the Manson, spittle-flecked, From the image of Mohammed To the memory of Jim Jones, From Joseph Smith to Jesus Christ To dusty relics’ bones From the ancients on Olympus To the modern Kanye West, I’m required to respect them Shall …

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Jan 26 2014

It should be against the law to offend me

We don’t, normally, see swooning Over atheist cartooning But the problem is ballooning Or, that’s what they’d have us know One cartoon, they think, might seize us (They assume it cannot please us) Cos it shows the face of Jesus And his little buddy, Mo. There’s an Author whose creation Shows a cruel imagination And …

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Jan 10 2014

Giving Up Rhyming For A Year

I think, for the year, I will write in prose only; no rhyme and no meter, no scansion, no verse. Iambic pentameter? Perish the notion! We’ll see if my writing gets better… or worse. A year without sonnets, or ballads, or limericks; a year without couplets or bad villanelles; a year when my thoughts must …

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Jan 09 2014

Ken Ham Clearly Doesn’t Believe (I Hope)

So I was just out walking the cuttledogs, and it occurred to me that the whole notion of a Noah’s Ark Theme Park showed either an incredible lack of belief on the part of the planners, or a psychopathic lack of empathy. I mean, it’s a theme park. Think Disney. But it’s built around the …

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Jan 08 2014

Satanist, Atheist; Tomayto, Tomahto

The folks at Fox News have been hatin’ on Satan; The thought of him sickens their good Christian hearts A statue? in public? And Gretchen was retchin’, While all of her guests played their usual parts: “That statue’s offensive! It’s hateful! A state full Of Christians would never have voted it in! Majority rules—you don’t …

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Dec 30 2013

100 Percent Chance Of Genocide

They were happy, oh so happy, Gran and Grandpa’s letter read— Cos their grandson was their shining star (Though that was left unsaid) When they saw him in a play, this year, Although I thought, instead, That the subject matter seemed a little grim See, their church put on a musical— It featured all the …

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Dec 15 2013

What Would Peter Do? Denying Jesus For Political Gain

I hear the baby Jesus cried To hear His name so oft denied— The cross (for which we all give thanks) Is merely “intersecting planks”; The sacred scene, nativity? “A plastic Jewish family” That baby, in the manger’s hay? Without a nametag, who could say? La Jolla’s cross, so bright and tall? It’s not religious—not …

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Oct 30 2013

Wait–It’s JesusWeen Already?

Stack of pocket sized bibles

I hope you have your bibles, in a big stack by the door Cos tonight’s the night (it’s JesusWeen!) that’s what those books are for You can hand them to the costumed kids who plaintively implore “In the name of Christ the Savior, Trick or Treat” They’ll be dressed as saints and sinners as they …

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