Category Archives: Religion

Violent, Genocidal Anti-Palestinian Rhetoric Moving to US?

These blood-curdling statements, while anathema to many, are made with impunity in Israel because there is widespread support–or at least toleration–among the Jewish population. The statements are not confined to religious sectors of society, but are also flourishing on social … Continue reading

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Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

At times, the Whole Foods selection slips from the pseudoscientific into the quasi-religious. It’s not just the Ezekiel 4:9 bread its recipe drawn from the eponymous Bible verse, or Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, or Vitamineral Earth’s “Sacred Healing Food.” It’s … Continue reading

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Russian shot in quarrel over Kant’s philosophy

A police spokeswoman in Rostov-on Don, Viktoria Safarova, said two men in their 20s were discussing Kant as they stood in line to buy beer at a small store on Sunday. The discussion deteriorated into a fistfight and one participant … Continue reading

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Elderly woman destroys 19th-century fresco with DIY restoration

Three separate photographs of “Ecce Homo” by painter Elias Garcia Martinez show extensive damage caused by an elderly woman who decided the masterpiece needed a little refurbishment. via Elderly woman destroys 19th-century fresco with DIY restoration – Telegraph.

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Red faces over monk mayhem

Red faces over monk mayhem This secretly shot footage shows supposedly abstemious Buddhist monks smoking, drinking and playing poker for big stakes at a luxury hotel. via Red faces over monk mayhem — chicagotribune.com.

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