Posts tagged “religion”

“An atheist is a man who watches a Notre DameSouthern Methodist University game and doesn’t care who wins.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

People who believe in absurdities will eventually commit atrocities.

The Offseason

In which I mourn the ending of another college football season

The Polyorchid Religious Society

The basis of the Polyorchid Religious Society is the belief in the supremacy of Dasypygal, the highest being of avuncularity. Dasypygal has taught us that we must always desquamate to our fellow people and that we must show special hydatidicity to the animals that coexist on this planet with us.

Apu: I have come to make amends, sir. At first, I blamed you for squealing, but then I realized, it was I who wronged you. So I have come to work off my debt. I am at your service.
Homer: You’re … selling what, now?
Apu: I am selling only the concept of karmic realignment.
Homer: You can’t sell that! Karma can only be portioned out by the cosmos. [slams the door]
Apu: He’s got me there.
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Star Wars as official religion

Star Wars as official religion

“Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.” If 8,000 New Zealanders have heeded an e-mail asking them to declare Jedi as their faith on this week’s census forms, then Star Wars will have spawned an officially recognized religion.

Jesus Christ Superstore

At the Jesus Christ Superstore you can buy a God Almighty action figure. Sometimes I just can’t believe the things that are on the ‘net. When I was a kid my sister and I used to play with G.I. Joe toys all the time. We’d cover the entire house with bases and battles and we’d

Saint of the Internet

Saint of the Internet

On the patron saint of Internet users

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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