Scary Father And The Disappearing Literature

It’s sad that a lover of one series of fictional storybooks containing all sorts of weird magic would be so hard on another series of fictional storybooks containing all sorts of weird magic, but here we are. A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest […]

Religion Makes Itself Hard To Take Seriously…Again

Not that I want to oversimplify things, but religion can be really, really silly sometimes. Like seriously, we’re all so hung up on our dumb rules and traditions that we have to literally fight over who gets to say their prayers at which section of wall? Thousands of young ultra-Orthodox Jews have clashed with a […]

You Can’t Spell Christkindl Without Christ

It’s not every day I agree with church people on something, but it’s hard to argue with them here. A controversy has surfaced from Kitchener’s Christkindl Market after a group of performers say they were silenced for talking about Jesus. Pastor Jacob Reaume had to shout his message at the opening night of the market […]

Lead Us Not Into A Telephone Pole, But Deliver Us From Crazy Mommies

You know what would be nice? If either the fact that a crazy religious lady would drive a carload of people into a pole on purpose to prove that God is real or that substances don’t appear to have contributed to the decision making came as a great surprise to me. Authorities said the mother […]

Welcome To Our Place Of Worship, Distructicon 6152. May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You

So here’s a question with no good answer. When Superintelligent AI Arrives, Will Religions Try to Convert It? My immediate, emotional reaction is oh god, please don’t. Considering how many of the world’s problems religion is at best indirectly responsible for, the last thing we need is a civilization possibly more advanced than our own […]