Tag Archives: religion

Anon analysis

On the 15th of March, Anonymous took to the streets again in its War on Scientology. See the “call to arms here”:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSNRjPJRRqY. This is the second real life protest for Project Chanology. The date was symbolic: the 15th is known … Continue reading

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Hate in the USA

The “Southern Poverty Law Center”:hhttp://www.splcenter.org/news/item.jsp?aid=300 says that hate groups in the US have surged to 888 in 2007, up from 602 in 2000. See “who and where they are”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/graphic/2008/03/07/GR2008030702914.html. All hate groups profiled are race-based. “Diversity Matters notes”:http://diversity.lohudblogs.com/2008/03/10/hate-groups-are-on-the-rise-in-america/ that much … Continue reading

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Jesus defecation poster request

Can anyone who “speaks Swedish”:http://www.corren.se/archive/2008/3/7/jmcsmea2u344zlj.xml get me a pic of this poster? bq. “*Editor threatened over Jesus defecation poster*”:http://www.thelocal.se/10352/20080308/ The editor of a Swedish newspaper has received death threats for publishing a picture of Jesus being defecated on by the … Continue reading

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Solidarity in free speech

For “one full week”:http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2008/02/17/denmark.html Denmark has been plagued by vandalism including torched schools, cars and garbage containers. Although still unclear it seems the unrest is in reaction to the reprinting of “controversial Muhammad cartoons”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jyllands-Posten_Muhammad_cartoons_controversy originally printed (and originally rioted over) … Continue reading

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War on Scientology takes to the streets

Today is the 10th and we’ll see if Anonymous’s “war on Scientology”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/01/25/is-the-war-on-scientology-4gw/ will actually result in protests IRL. I will be adding to this post as I see stuff come in. I will keep only to MSM coverage clips because … Continue reading

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Is the War on Scientology 4GW?

Well, the gauntlet has been thrown down: Anonymous have been clashing with the “CoS”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_Scientology for a while now, attacking servers, defacing websites etc. Now it seems the “pulling”:http://gawker.com/5002319/church-of-scientology-claims-copyright-infringement of “this Scientology promotional video featuring Tom Cruise”:http://youtube.com/watch?v=UFBZ_uAbxS0 (something they have a … Continue reading

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Why care about presidential faith?

Religious faith is a big issue for the current US primary. I assume this has been ignited by “Mitt Romney’s Mormonism”:http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/01/19/romney-parses-role-of-religion-at-the-polls/. This is common for elections involving non-Protestant candidates — JFK’s Catholicism was also controversial during the 1960 presidential election. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

To you and yours: be joyful, healthy and safe. And remember our loved ones that are over there. Merry Chrifsmas. (Img via “CFSM”:http://www.venganza.org/2007/12/09/a-festive-holiday-poster.htm)

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A future succession crisis for Tibetan Buddhism

The recent adoption of a law in China prohibiting “unauthorized reincarnation” has made the media rounds for its wackiness. But this law has implications for future Tibetan politics and religion, as alluded to in “this week’s _Economist_ magazine”:http://www.economist.com/world/asia/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10214770. The current … Continue reading

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Top 10 Organized Religions, etc

From “popurls”:http://popurls.com comes a web site to satisfy the curious (or the procrastinating): “thelistuniverse”:http://listverse.com. Here is sample: “Top 10 Organized Religions and their Core Beliefs”:http://listverse.com/religion/top-10-organized-religions-and-their-core-beliefs/: 1. Christianity [ Abrahamic, 27 AD] 2.1 billion adherents 2. Islam [ Abrahamic, 610 AD] … Continue reading

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