Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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  • Bertold Brautigan

    Blasphemy has something in common with sodomy - neither should be considered a crime, assuming no non-willing participation is involved.

  • Bertold Brautigan

    From Valerie Tarico - 

    10 Reasons Popular Versions of Christian Heaven Would be Hell

    Why This Heaven Would Be Hellish

    To many people the biblical description alone is enough to make Heaven sound unappealing, especially if you then add the company of noxious but professing public figures like Pat Robertson, Mel Gibson, Sarah Palin, Ken Ham, or Anita Bryant. (Why does God have such a bad marketing department?) But the problem isn’t just bad company. The closer you look, the more the Bible’s version of paradise seems like another version of eternal torture. Let me spell it out.

  • Plinius

    Would be as boring as the hours I spent in my parents' fundie protestant chuch. The one thing I learnt there was telling myself stories, writing poetry etc. while looking like someone who enjoys the sermon...