Jeffrey Goldberg visited the Creation “Museum”, and asked the question, “Were There Dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark?”. I can answer that one.
I’m not a personal fan of Sunday Assembly — that’s fine if it floats your boat (it doesn’t mine), but the whole idea of aping a church bugs me a little bit. Is this the best we can aspire to? Developing our own hokey rituals?
But at least it’s not the worst model. The day movement atheists start promoting services patterned on Heath Mooneyham’s Ignite church of Joplin, Missouri is the day I become a Catholic. Wait, no, I retract that — there’s too much danger it could actually happen.
Don’t give American creationists ideas — this would be their ideal world. ISIS has set their rules for education.
In swaths of Syria now controlled by ISIS, children can no longer study math or social studies. Sports are out of the question. And students will be banned from learning about elections and democracy.
Books cannot include any reference to evolution. And teachers must say that the laws of physics and chemistry “are due to Allah’s rules and laws.”
At last we understand what all those pedophile priests were doing: according to this bizarre theology of Clément de Saint-Marcq from 1906, they’re just serving the True Eucharist.
Good thing I don’t live in Pennsylvania anymore — apparently, they have a law on the books against “desecration of a venerated object” that is so broad that it includes taking a picture in a suggestive pose with a statue. Apparently, we actually have blasphemy laws, at least in some states, and they are being enforced.