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Stories Ending in Tragedy

A church I drive by in Somerville, Maine frequently amuses me with its messages of dire religiosity. Here’s the latest:

That got me to thinking…

Could be true.

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The Bible – 51 Ways It Can Change Your Life

We’ve got 51 ways that the Bible can change your life. Can you think of any more? [...]

Tracking The Leshy

The Leshy can be identified by a missing right ear, as well as the absence of eyelashes and eyebrows. [...]

Rick Santorum is Running for President in 2016: Remember…

that Republican former Senator Rick Santorum is preparing to run for President in 2016, guaranteeing that the debate in the GOP primaries will be pulled to the right in an entertaining manner. Say whatever you like about Rick Santorum’s politics (please, go ahead), but he sure is fun to watch. Take a walk down [...]

Have A Tuchulcha Morning

Answer quickly: Who is the Roman god of the dead? It’s Pluto, right?

Yes, and no. Pluto is a Roman god of the dead, but it turns out that he’s not the only one.

Pluto was inspired by the Greek Hades, who had the nickname Pluton. The Romans also recognized an Etruscan god of [...]

What is the Matthew 4 Protocol, and Can it Cure Cancer? (Fact Check)

Editor’s Note: for an update on these cancer claims, see the March 9 2014 article, “What Connects the Matthew 4 Protocol to Dr. Mark Stengler?”

What is the Matthew 4 Cancer Protocol — and can it really cure cancer?

If you’ve found this web page, it’s likely because someone has sent you a link [...]

George Washington Was Wrong (Religiosity, Felicity and Prosperity)

The following declaration issues forth from the Baptist church in South Somerville, Maine:

George Washington never actually said these exact words in 1789 or at any other time. What Washington actually said, in his 1789 Inaugural Address, was this:

“I dwell on this prospect with every satisfaction which an ardent love for my Country [...]

New Frontier in Weather Science Emerges, Thanks to Anti-Gay Politico?

A tip of the pen to Fred Clark for bringing my attention to the hubbub surrounding the recent declaration by UK Independence Party (UKIP) politician David Silvester that massive flooding in the UK was a direct consequence of the decision to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation.

Reaction to this claim includes the usual outrage, [...]

Today, I Get Religion!

Finally, a faith tradition I can understand. Today, I will worship at a makeshift altar to the god Ek Chuah…

… the god of chocolate, who goes well with some cream and a bit of spice, a toasty blanket, and maybe an episode of Doctor Who.

Testify!

Sloppy Jesus

I looked at it a whole new way tonight when I substituted the word “Jesus” for Joe.

This could represent an opportunity for the Catholic church.

What Would It Take For You To Accept Krishna?

Yesterday, Jim asked: What Would It Take For You To Receive Jesus As Your Savior?

Today, I ask the same question, but this time, about Krishna. What would it take for you to accept Krishna? Is the answer the same as what it would take for you to accept Jesus, or do you have different [...]