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A Given

It is the Lord’s will that you not remain sober all the days of your lives. It pleases Him that you do not.

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Mormon creep

I must be the only non-Mormon guy on God’s green earth who finds it sweet that these sweet sweet freaks try to make sure that I and people of my ilk get to Heaven. Sure it’s kind of creepy. I … Continue reading

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the problem with religion

They’re always trying to make it relevant, or hip, or something. As far as I’m concerned, the idea of creation, godhood, underlying meaning of it all should be the bastion of the unhip. It’s painfully embarrassing to watch televangelists/charismatic preachers … Continue reading

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if you can’t beat them

In solidarity with Gillian Gibbons, I’ve decided to name my son’s old teddy bear Muhammad. Also 3 of my lawnchairs, the kitchen table, the old skillet that the teflon’s peeling from, the brown patch in the backyard, and the keys … Continue reading

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the Saint of Traffic By-laws

Nobody in the United States is untouchable by the law. Everyone has done something that could have resulted in fines or imprisonment. Everyone. It almost goes without saying, except that I had to say it in order for the next … Continue reading

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Pope Splendiferous: “What, me sorry?”

The worst crisis since Benedict was elected in April 2005 was sparked by a speech in Germany Tuesday that appeared to endorse a Christian view, contested by most Muslims, that early Muslims spread their religion by violence.  In his speech, … Continue reading

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This Just In: Water is Wet

CNN.com – Mystic mushrooms spawn magic event – Jul 11, 2006

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(re)incarnation

Incarnation is improbable, but it happens. Therefore, reincarnation is a possibility. And something like a billion people believe it happens, which means nothing more than that it’s an imagined good thing. So reincarnation, though improbable, is a possibility, in the … Continue reading

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Vanna, I’d like to buy an afterlife, please.

It may be, because no one really knows, that when one dies, s/he is presented with some kind of puzzle or quiz. How one does on the puzzle or quiz determines whether one spends eternity in heaven or hell. It’s … Continue reading

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what if

What if hamburgers were hot dogs? What if reincarnation is the way it really is? What if there’s a finite amount of this fluff we call ‘awareness’ lying about, and every so often a particular awareness re-awares? Would that be … Continue reading

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