Tag Archives: Religious Fanaticism
We are all Malala. Photo from Reuters.I am Malala: Hiding behind a girl By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2013 It is we sinful women who come out raising the banner of truthup against barricades of … finish reading Steve Russell : Hiding Behind a Girl
Cartoon by Matt Kleinman / The Rag Blog.Bad news for the Devil:Yoga is HinduBy Pollyanna / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The Hindu American Foundation has launched a campaign, “Take Back Yoga,” to educate Westerners about the religious … finish reading Pollyanna : Bad News for the Devil
Photo montage by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Conspiracies:Exhaust fumes from the angry What better way to divert attention from the catastrophic eight years of the Bush-Cheney administration than to fan the flames of discontent with renewed conspiracy theories and … finish reading Conspiracy Theories : Exhaust Fumes from the Angry
Pat Robertson cites deal with the devilas reason for Haiti quake By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / January 14, 2010 Former United States Presidential candidate and Conservative right wing televangelist Pat Robertson is clearly going further off his … finish reading Sweet Jesus! : Pat Robertson says Haiti Made Deal With the Devil
Doge Enrico Dandolo preaching the Crusade. Gustave Doré (1832-1883) / Wikimedia Commons.The reincarnation of the Dark Ages:White evangelicals are the new Crusaders In place of mote-defended castles surrounded by thatched-roof shanties will be ‘gated communities’ (sporting high-tech surveillance to keep … finish reading Dark Ages Redux : Trickle Down Feudalism
Graphic composite by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.It’s a Halloween bible roast!Burning ‘perversions of God’s Word’ By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2009 The Amazing Grace Baptist Church in Canton, North Carolina, has big plans … finish reading Amazing Grace in North Carolina : Halloween Bible-Burning Bash
The REAL force behind the Iraq War? Gog the demon as envisioned by Marvel Comics.A French Revelation, or The Burning Bush Now-departed President Bush is a religious crackpot, an ex-drunk of small intellect who ‘got saved.’ He never should have … finish reading Gog, Magog and the Burning Bush!
I didn’t exactly come away from my studies of early American history believing that God and guns were founding principles. It’s a fair perversion of those principles that this fellow exhibits. And I’d bet he has thousands (or millions?) who … finish reading The Foundation of the US: God and Guns?
The US flag flies at half staff outside the US Holocaust Museum, a day after a security guard was killed. Photo from AFP.Murders in the ‘Cathedral’ It is clear that we need to strengthen that twinge of horror at ‘religious … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Murders in the ‘Cathedral’
A sign commemorating George Tiller at a candlelight vigil in Wichita, Kansas, where Dr Tiller was murdered on Sunday. Photo by Joe Stumpe / AFP/Getty. I recognize that some other religious traditions do claim it is murder, but I both … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Murder is Murder and Abortion is Not
The Case for Intolerance of Religion, Part IIBy Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / December 5, 2008 The Ecumenical Experiment Our tolerance of religion simply prolongs the agony of an ethical system in crisis and conflict. “Ecumenicalism”, the noted … finish reading Eschenbach: On Letting Go of Religion, Part II