Bunnies and Chimps
There was apparently a PETA mock crucifixion in Vienna this weekend in which
The militant pro-animal group PETA said the activists would be suspended from crosses with crowns of thorns on their heads.
The slogan of the protest action would be 'We suffer and die for your sins of nourishment.'
Jesus died for somebody's sins, but not mine. Even though I've been veggie since I was 11, I do enjoy laughing at radical vegetarian activists. They're so hilariously humorless.
In other, more serious animal news, I highly recommend this Harper's article about experiments with violent chimpanzee communities and what they indicate about human nature and cooperation.
On this weekend of official piety, let us all therefore give thanks for our deliverance from religion, and raise high the wafer that summons us to the wonders and bliss of the faraway realm of Barbelo and brings us the joyous and long-awaited news that Judas saves.And, in case you missed it (hat tip: Emma B.), a Controversial Christian Faction Believes Jesus Was Nailed To Two Parallel Pieces Of Wood:
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