Friday, January 21, 2005

This 'n' That

The Boston Globe has a fairly sympathetic focus piece on local atheists here. Some folks have noticed how atheists can seem a bit, er, fundamentalist at times. But what we're impressed with is another characteristic they share with their counterparts in the realm of conservative faith: the difficulty of figuring out how to operate in a pluralistic society when one's personal beliefs don't leave much room for more than one avenue to the truth.

Because we can't resist photos like this:

we'll pass on a story about the Blessing of the Pets in Mexico City.

Two items from the world of pop culture: a Christian comic-book artist comes to Wayzata, and Rolling Stone turns down a Bible ad. We're not above pointing out that The Onion, of "Christ Returns to NBA"

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fame has accepted the ad. But in the end, we'll let the Revealer have the last word: censorship is a bad thing.


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