Giving up on Living on Light

There's a woman named Naveena Shine, who was testing out her particular brand of faith, something called "breatharianism", which purports that humans can live on sunshine. Sure, why the hell not? Apparently, the fact that humans can't photosynthesize isn't part of her faith. She even has her own Website called "Living on Light" where she details her beliefs and the grand experiment, asks for donations, and flogs her books and articles.  To give her some credit, Ms. Shine was willing to put her belief to the test, and stopped eating. Other than tea with a little milk, she gave up on …

The Lunacy of Exorcism

One of the most ridiculous notions in religious dogma is that of demonic possession, followed inevitably by exorcism. The practice, aside from being completely insane is also barbaric and inhumane. For the purpose of this article, I'm going to concentrate on the insanity.  Did you know that there is such a thing as the "American Association of Exorcists". All "Christians actively involved in some aspect of Spiritual Warfare Ministry or Exorcism-Deliverance Ministry" can become members for free, but if you want a nice certificate to frame and show your customers that you really can cast out demons, then that's $30 …