Category Archives: Religion

Goodbye, cruel Rainbow world

OK… so since two people asked to see my letter to Rainbow Resource Center telling them why I will no longer be a customer of theirs, I’m going to take that as a “post it, please.” Especially since I can’t … Continue reading

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The end of the Rainbow

Didn't we go through this last year? (Yes. Yes, we did.) Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, or the swifts returning to Chapman Elementary School… the arrival of the gi-freakin-gantic Rainbow Resource catalog each year heralds a change of season, … Continue reading

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Fisher and the Friendly Atheist

As part of one of Fisher's classes at Village Home–Terry Purcell's excellent Explorers class–he was required to research a belief system or worldview and give a presentation to his class on what he learned. And though we tried to hook … Continue reading

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In which I wax unpoetic about my favorite thing about America

So I got an e-mail from my favorite wacky local art-goodies store, Collage. And it announced that they are having a super! incredible! "shopping-mall-proportion!" sale in tandem with several other local indie stores. Awesome! Swell! Let me grab my wallet! … Continue reading

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Slayer on a Sunday morning

Televangelist Benny Hinn mows down the faithful with his Holy Ghost machine gun. That’ll get your blood moving! There’s also a version of some of the same footage set to "Yakety Sax," the Benny Hill theme. Funnier, perhaps, but not … Continue reading

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The Church of Listening to Radiohead

So via Pharyngula, I found out about this post at I Blame The Patriarchy, which stumps for an end to all sorts of ritual–religious, and, it seems, otherwise. Imagine there’s no heaven/God/communion/baby dedication service where the kid won’t freakin’ quit … Continue reading

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

Brothers and sisters, I have seen the light… I have turned from my ignorant and wicked ways and become a member of this guy’s church. Our key tenets: Crescent moons are evil. (Really, you must scroll down and look at … Continue reading

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