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We Go Along — Religulous

/ Favorites / I rented a DVD of Religulous several years ago because I suspected it was high time I found out by direct experience (an image on a tube, eg) who this politically incorrect clown, Bill Maher, was (and … Continue reading

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Gloss, Superstition, Religion

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Superstition / Religion Superstition Someone else’s religion Religion Your own superstition Glossary Menu

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Gloss, Religion

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Religion is one of many costumes worn by the imaginative predator / omnivore Homo sapiens. We wear such costumes for any of a number of purposes: … Continue reading

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Religious Proxies

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Religion / @ K. 2003 Religion I suggest initially grows from our (true) perception that however many dimensions we occupy — two, three, … Continue reading

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Prayer Scrapbook

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Religion / @ K. 2008 06 22 Christians seem to think that “prayer” is necessarily directed at “God.” A Christian would never dream … Continue reading

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Governing God

It doesn’t matter how many churches you build or how much gold you bury the altars under if you keep Christ on the cross and still sabotage his disciples. God cannot be governed by kleptocrats. Of course in a serious … Continue reading

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In Loco Parentis

A girl posts a candidate’s abortion comments online, she gets stomped by the college etc: http://news.yahoo.com/double-secret-probation-student-threatened-punishment-filming-democratic-051308489.html In Loco Parentis, means in place of the parents, means that the school can send you to your room, no need for a lawyer, … Continue reading

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Landlord Jesus

The Jews say God made the world. The Christians say that Jesus is God’s son. Some Christians say that Jesus is God: same thing: say one, mean the other. Some other Christians say that God, or Jesus, owns everything. He’s … Continue reading

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Nth Repetition

I’m forever poking around history, ransaking pillars for symbolic parallels. Here and there a friend too will do the same: compare me to Melville, to Twain … while I compare myself to Swift … Here’s a natural I hadn’t thought … Continue reading

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Judgment Bible

Some churches present something they call The Bible as “the inerrant word of God.” Many churches do not. All serious Bible scholars, check out Bart Ehrman’s reports on the subject, know that there is no universal human agreement on what … Continue reading

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