Here are the answers for the trivia I posted earlier, answers in bold.

Religious “crimes”

According to Mark 3:28-29 all sins can be forgiven except this.

  1. Suicide

  2. Blasphemy against the holy spirit

  3. Masturbation

  4. Dressing up as a clown



According to Deuteronomy 22:25-27 a man must be put to death if he rapes a betrothed woman in this place.

  1. A field.

  2. A temple

  3. The marital bed

  4. A circus tent



According to 2 Kings 2:23-24, God sent a pair of female bears to kill 42 children for this offense?

  1. Blaspheming against the holy spirit

  2. Genocide

  3. Making fun of Elijah’s bald head

  4. Fitting too many clowns into an undersize car



This famous figure confessed to the following blasphemies: making pies on the sabbath, having unclean thoughts (but he swore he died a virgin), stealing plums from his mother, using unlawful means to bring us out of distress (which biographers take to mean masturbation), using his roommate’s towel to spare his own, putting a pin in a man’s hat to prick him purposefully, beating his sister, threatening to burn his parents alive in their house, lying to his parents about owning a crossbow, and calling a woman a jade (the colloquialism for slut).

  1. Leonardo Da Vinci

  2. Sir Isaac Newton

  3. Vincent van Gogh

  4. Red Skelton



The ten commandments make it very clear that creating images of people is a sin. Medieval artists got around this with a loophole by either drawing the image deliberately incomplete or by replacing the subject’s head with the head of this animal.

  1. A donkey

  2. A yak

  3. A bird.

  4. A monkey made from a balloon



Quotes

This public figure’s secret agnoscisim was revealed in posthumous letters such as the following quote: "What do I labor for? If there be no God, there can be no soul. If there be no soul then, Jesus, You also are not true."

  1. Pope John Paul II

  2. Mother Theresa

  3. Martin Luthor

  4. Marcel Marceau

 

This public figure said of America, “I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.”

  1. POTUS George HW Bush

  2. Senator Joe McCarthy

  3. Sarah Palin

  4. Krusty the Klown



This son of a famous American politician said the following in an interview, “I'm an atheist. So there you go right there. I can't be elected to anything because polls all say that people won't elect an atheist.”

  1. Ron Reagan, Jr

  2. George Washington Adams

  3. Chaz Bono

  4. George W. Bush



Pascal’s wager that one should hedge their bets on the side of God was countered by this popular singer who sang “....but they never told you the price you that you pay, for things that you might have done...only the good die young.”

  1. Dave King

  2. Billy Joel

  3. Jello Biafra

  4. Ronald McDonald



This famous atheist comedian said the following: “Religion has actually convinced people that there's an invisible man -- living in the sky -- who watches everything you do, every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do.. And if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time! ...But He loves you.”

  1. Tim Minchin

  2. Penn Jilette

  3. George Carlin

  4. Charlie Chaplin



Atheists

This skeptic born in 1874 set out to publicly debunk frauds purporting to be supernatural and was the inspiration for modern debunkers such as James Randi and Penn & Teller.

  1. Erik Weisz, aka Harry Houdini

  2. Percy Thomas Tibbles, aka P.T. Selbit

  3. Val Valentino, aka The Masked Magician

  4. Slim Pickens



In 1973, American Pete Stark became the first open atheist in this job, one he still holds.

  1. Catholic Bishop

  2. President of the American Atheist Alliance

  3. US Representative in Congress

  4. Cobbler for oversized red shoes



This Saturday Night Live alumni wrote and stars in a one-person play called Letting Go of God.

  1. Julia Sweeney

  2. Will Ferrell

  3. Molly Shannon

  4. Jim Carey

 

Irish Actor Dermot Morgan achieved fame playing this religious figure.

  1. Mr. Deity

  2. Father Ted Crilly

  3. Father O’Malley

  4. The Fool in King Lear



Glen Beck once dressed up as this hero of his who Beck seems to not have noticed was a disbeliever.

  1. Thomas Paine

  2. Thomas Jefferson

  3. Thomas Eddison

  4. Thomas the Clown



Miscellaneous

Korea is ranked the world’s 9th most atheist country. This country is the first.

  1. Sweden

  2. Switzerland

  3. Vanuatu

  4. Circusland



The Bible directly mentions 2,476,636 people killed by God. This is the number of people it directly mentions killed by Satan.

  1. 10

  2. 100

  3. 1000

  4. 10000 (after juggling them)



This Korean religion, observed by some 12% of the population of South Korea, has its roots in shamanism, folk religions, Buddhism, and Christianity.

  1. Moonism

  2. Cheondoism

  3. Seoul Searching

  4. Nae hoebuhkeurapeuteuneun changuhro kadeuk cha isseyo



On March 30, 2007, this international organization passed a resolution that in part “Emphasizes that respect of religions and their protection from contempt is an essential element conducive for the exercise by all of the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion”.

  1. The Vatican

  2. The United Nations Human Rights Council

  3. Catholic Charities

  4. Barnum and Bailey’s



Although most Christian “scientists” don’t challenge the theory of plate tectonics, it contradicts their belief in a young Earth. They point to this biblical event as having rapidly divided the continents.

  1. Moses dividing the red sea

  2. The Fall of Jericho

  3. The Genesis flood

  4. Abraham’s prank on his son Isaac

 

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