Category Archives: Taboos

The admirable goals of clergy (or would-be clergy)

Seminary Student Sought Children Under 4 for Sexual Assault, Officials Say http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/03/us/ohio-seminary-student-joel-wright-sexual-assault.html I had intended this blog to be mostly about the humorous aspects, but…

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Remember to obey these commandments

From Daily Kos: An Open Letter to Dr. Laura Schlesinger Mar 25, 2010 1:34am PDT by fly 111 138 It’s the middle of the night so I’ll shamelessly poach something I found at Naked Capitalism, it’s amusing. Time for a … Continue reading

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Gays want to force everyone to have sex with them–preacher

Tim Brooks warns that the SCOTUS ruling will lead to LGBTs forcing themselves on heterosexuals.

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Religion does not have to kill

Fact: If you are working unprotected in the hot sun, the major way that you can cool down is to sweat. Fact: If you sweat in the desert, with very dry air, and the sweat evaporates from you body, Fact: … Continue reading

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“The facts are the facts, but then we know the truth. That always overcomes facts.”

“So I’m going to tell you what the facts are, and the facts are the facts, but then we know the truth. That always overcomes facts,” she has said. You can’t make this stuff up. She is Terri Copeland Pearsons, the … Continue reading

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Polio is a gift from God?

Gunmen on motorbikes shot the health workers, who were administering polio vaccinations, in two separate attacks in the northern city of Kano on Friday, the police said. NYTimes and BBC: http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21381773 http://nyti.ms/XVvrZf

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Can Pigs be Kosher (or Halal)?

Can pigs be kosher or halal? Maybe, if they are used to save a human life. http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/science/4782/can_a_pig_heart_be_kosher contributed by Joseph Aslan

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