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Vampires and Jesus

Nearly neglected this bit over the weekend:

Top 10 List Why Jesus and Vampires are Alike

1. Loosely based on historical figures
2. The tale gets passed on from generation to generation, each time adding a twist to the original tale until it becomes larger than life.
3. Very popular in pop-culture. Every year or so, there’s bound to be another re-hashed movie or best-seller about him. Ranges from the teeny-bopper, “cool” versions popular with younger crowd to the bloodier, more R-rated versions. 4. Anne Rice wrote a book about him.
5. Came back from the grave as an immortal undead with super-powers 6. Can’t enter uninvited into your house (or heart)
7. Allergic to crosses, prefers not to be impaled with or into woody stuff but in the official storyline gets staked anyway.
8. Likes to be called “prince”, though one prefers the moniker of “prince of peace”, the other likes the title “prince of darkness”.
9. Keeps flying critters as pets which usually come out on special occasions or when specifically summoned. One like doves, the other prefers bats.
10. Has his own rabid fan-base. Don’t mess with his fans, they can appear to be all nice and normal, but watch out when they bare their fangs. They will defend him to the death.

How about “Top 10 List Why Vampire Lore is like Christianity”? Check out Filipino Freethinkers to find out.

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Just a dose of morbid humor from the opening sequence from the movie: Postal. Two Islamic terrorists on their way to fulfill their martyrdom suddenly get a dose of empiricism.

Critical thinking gets them in the end.

Thanks to Unreasonable Faith for sharing this.

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In this amazing routine, George Carlin displays his mastery of cynical humor by describing people’s ridiculous tendencies. It’s a cool satire and social critique at the same time. Hat’s off to Mr. Carlin.

The routine in 3 parts:

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John Cleese is one of the smartest people on the planet. Here’s what he’s got to say on the Alaskan governor:

As for Tina Fey, here’s what she really thinks:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/13/tina-fey-on-sarah-palin-i_n_134188.html

If only  politicians nowadays had a better sense of perspective regarding their own capabilities, we wouldn’t have to deal with the possibility of someone so blatantly unready becoming another world leader. More to the point, if the public had a better sense of perspective, they wouldn’t be taken in by Palin’s rhetorics in the first place.

So how DO you get off planet Earth?

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First, let us consider the website, antispore.com, which is a Christian Fundamentalist website critical of the new video game “Spore”, because it is based on evolution and is thus against the word of God.

Next, let us consider Poe’s Law, which states that, “Without a blatant indicator of humor, it is impossible to tell the difference between religious Fundamentalism and a parody thereof.”

Last, consider this Sept. 11 post on Antispore:

But in the Bible we are told in Genesis 6:7 “So the LORD said, “I will wipe mankind, whom I have created, from the face of the earth–men and animals, and creatures that move along the ground, and birds of the air–for I am grieved that I have made them.””

But the Bible teaches us that God was not done with man. For we were His creation and He then spoke to Noah in Genesis 8:21-27 after the flood.
“21. The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never gonna give you up. 22. “Never gonna let you down.” 23.”Never gonna run around and desert you.” 24. “Never gonna make you cry.” 25. “Never gonna say goodbye.” 26. “Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.” 27.”Never truly believe anything you read on the Internet. There will always be cases of Poe’s Law.”

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