Christ has Risen! Let’s Celebrate with Some Slavery and Environmental Destruction

The silly holiday weekend has now come to an end. Not that public holidays* themselves are silly, but the reason for this one is a based on a load of mythological claptrap, starting with the death of a Middle-Eastern magician, and ending with his resurrection a couple of days later. At some point after this … Continue reading Christ has Risen! Let’s Celebrate with Some Slavery and Environmental Destruction

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Happy Crucifixion

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16 Thus goes one of the most well-known quotes from the world's biggest-selling work of fiction, The Bible. I noticed this quote in an ad for some … Continue reading Happy Crucifixion

Illegitimate State of Ignorant Savages

When picking up the newspaper on Saturday morning, a theme splashed across the tabloid headlines momentarily caught my eye. Most of the rancid redtop were carrying the headline 'Isis Party Girl' or some drivel like that. I skimmed the article about the subject in the actual newspaper (not front page news), and learned that these headlines … Continue reading Illegitimate State of Ignorant Savages

Happy Consumerism! – Part 5

By this stage, most people will have finished buying whatever sweatshop-manufactured knickknacks that have been shoved down their throats by ads over the last few months. Many, perhaps most, families then undertake the ruse that these precious things were delivered by a benevolent entity undercover of darkness, three days after the Winter Solstice. Families that … Continue reading Happy Consumerism! – Part 5

Blasphemy! Blasphemy I say!

Along with the Presidential Election this coming Friday, voters in Ireland will also be asked to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment. This has been generally referred to as the 'Blasphemy Referendum', as the proposal is to remove the word blasphemy from Article 40.6.1 of the constitution. But what implications does this actually have? Let's … Continue reading Blasphemy! Blasphemy I say!