Tagged with Irreverence

Marriage is Unconstitutional

“Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.” – George W Bush sanc·ti·ty/ˈsaNG(k)titē/ Noun: 1.The state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly. sa·cred/ˈsākrid/ Adjective: 1.Connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration: “sacred rites”. 2.Religious rather than secular.   “Congress shall make no law respecting […]

The God Realized Chair

I attended a reiki share at a church in a nearby town. The fellow who ran it, I’ll call him “Paul,” told a story about a religious leader who visited from India. This leader sat in one of the chairs in the church, and Paul always told the story. To a reiki practitioner, the chair […]

Heaven as Holding Tank

I feel very threatened when I hear someone touting the virtues of a religion that espouses death to non-believers. Further, it is predatory to try to suck in vulnerable people by pretending the the Bible is all sweetness and light. I read the bible a couple of times, too. I know what it says. It […]

Post-modernism

Rethinking personal evolution. Post-modernism is about creating a synthesis encompassing, integrating, and synergizing the existing, mutually exclusive domains of religion and science. A new spiritual paradigm, if you like buzz-words. Most of us have evolved far beyond the pre-industrial, that is, agrarian, monotheistic religions. Blind faith stopped being relevant before WWII, so you practically have […]

Thought for the Day (TFTD)

“God must be greater than the greatest of human weaknesses and, indeed, the greatest of human skill. God must even transcend our most remarkable – to emulate nature in its absolute splendor. How can any man or woman sin against such greatness of mind? How can one little carbon unit on Earth – in the […]

The Kindling Effect

I’m told that besides bipolars and schizophrenic visionaries, political dissidents andsubversive herbalists were also tortured and burned at the stake. Let’s add gays and Lesbians to the list. It makes sense that a single woman might make her living from herbalism. Which she may have learned from a lesbian mentor. Which was part of that […]

Mathematics vs. Religion

The good Christian should beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the Devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell … –Saint Augustine (heh heh heh) SSDD, huh? Feb 11 1988, 12:43 pm in […]

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