Tag Archives: Religion

Reflections on the Wretched of the Earth


I am reminded of a book I read long, long ago:  Lanternari’s “The Religions of the Oppressed.”  (http://tinyurl.com/lqzrthu)  Throughout the world runs a theme of transcendence from oppression both spiritually and politically.  Society has always been led by the Big … Continue reading

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Charlemagne and the Ashkenazi Jews in the 9th Century


An interesting post by Delancyplace.com   Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In today’s selection – in the 9th century CE, the great Charlemagne himself … Continue reading

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I am a Christian because it is the one true religion


NOT! It has long been a mystery to me how the leading proponents of conservatism so closely align themselves with religious fundamentalists and “cognitive dissonance” of belief.  There are many intellectuals of the right who are, perhaps, deists, Manicheans, Christians, Jews, … Continue reading

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Hare Krisna Palace of Gold, West Virginia


        Interesting view of Hare Krishna movement from the perspective of  an immigrant ethnic indian child to his parents visits to family visits to the Golden Palace. (Swami Bhaktipada, Ex-Hare Krishna Leader, Dies at 74: October 25, 2011) … Continue reading

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Dominionism/Caliphate: What does it all mean?


The difference between   Dominionism  and the Caliphate?  Exposing religious fundamentalism in the US, never mind the Middle East The US media has been downplaying a radical Christian theology that is increasingly influential in the Republican Party. Paul Rosenberg Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 13:35 … Continue reading

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Oh My, the Sky is Falling! Earthquake Hits Eastern US!


Millenarians Aided by Forces of Nature What a day!  Bumpass, VA (23024) reports a major earthquake felt  a level VII shock on the Modified Mercalli intensity scale (5.9 Richter). (http://www.dmme.virginia.gov/DMR3/earthquakes.shtml) Rev. Gerald Wellfall declared it was God’s Punishment for abandoning … Continue reading

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Who is this Scumbag Sam Harris?


I’m just askin’? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcO4TnrskE0&feature=youtu.be

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