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There’s no doubt that we live in troubled times. For centuries, most of my ancestors have put their faith into organized religion, hoping that the clear path laid out for them would spare them the hardships of life, or at least promise them a better afterlife. Lucky for me, my

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When it comes to popular cults originating on U.S. soil, there are certain paths their enigmatic leaders have typically gravitated towards. These leaders have sexually terrorized congregations, mollified fear through mass suicide, summoned the fell swoop of government henchmen, or became wealthy enough to join Sea Org. However, some lesser

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In other news, same-sex marriage may be legal in the United States, but in some areas of the country it can still be difficult to even get a fucking CAKE for your wedding if you aren’t marrying according to an arbitrary set of rules beamed down from a spaceship thousands

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Joe Bob Briggs is the TV persona of John Irving Bloom, comedian and film critic, who found himself a spot called “God Stuff” on The Daily Show starting on it’s second episode. In “God Stuff,” he mines the rich veins of televangelism and religious T.V. for the craziest, most whacked out

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Once upon a time, before Judeo-Christian ideology permeated every fucking layer of our lives and spread its self-righteous, complacent bullshit all over the globe, the people of Kiribati, a tiny reef island nation in the Pacific, had a complex burial ritual for their dead. Comprised of 33 atolls and a

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Deep in the valley of northwest Oregon in a particularly rainy March, a young woman gave birth to twin girls in her parent’s home. Within hours, one of the twins developed a breathing problem and died. Her parents never sought medical care for her. Now, they are being investigated for her

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