religion

By J. DeVoy CNN has a story about the hollowness of youth spirituality that is not terribly surprising, but affirming in some aspects. The Pros: CNN notes that most young Christians are callow and spineless, claiming to believe in their religion while doing all the drugs, partaking in the materialism, and having...

I have nothing to add: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXm_fUDfJZQ] Transcript of his speech: “We've come here to Governors Island to stand where the earliest settlers first set foot in New Amsterdam, and where the seeds of religious tolerance were first planted. We come here to see the inspiring symbol of liberty that more than 250 years...

By  J. DeVoy [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psX1PlnSdEo&hl=en_US&fs=1&] A woman got a little too carried away with the holiday spirit and tackled the pontiff during his midnight mass procession.  And you thought this kind of barbarism only happened in lines to burst through Walmart's doors.  Unless her wish was a night in the slammer, she won't...

[caption id="attachment_6564" align="alignleft" width="117" caption="Jesus Does His Nails by artist Dana Ellyn"][/caption] By Tatiana von Tauber Today is Blasphemy Day and its objective is to “open up all religious beliefs to the same level of free inquiry, discussion and criticism to which all other areas of academic interest are subjective” according to...