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Fundamentalist Thriller “Final: The Rapture”

Just when you thought it was safe…

2012 has come and gone, Nibiru still hasn’t shown up, and the 1% has not made off with all the beautiful people to dart into the subterranean tunnels under D.I.A.

But we forgot about something…  the Rapture.


Just love that expression!

The Christian Fundamentalists haven’t forgotten though.  I will confess – Hey, it can’t hurt my chances! – that I ran across this on a torrent site, which will go nameless.  I had never been to one before and, since they are going to close them all down soon, I should go see what one looked like.  Ok, no lightning yet.  I guess it’s safe to continue.

It occurred to me that perhaps I had sold my bug-out bag too soon when I saw the ad and preview for this film “Final: The Rapture.”  But then I quickly came to the realization that unless I am already a winner of the Fundamentalist Levitation Lottery, I am a Post Toastie already! … Read the rest

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Christian Dominionist Tea Party Politicians Aiming For The “End Time Transfer Of Wealth”?

pureVia the Huffington Post, Pastor Morgan Guyton takes a disturbing look at the insane Christian Dominionist theology gaining a powerful foothold in the U.S. government, a development previously brought up by Jesse Ventura:

I wanted to do some research into the theological roots of Senator Ted Cruz, the standard-bearer of the Tea Party Republicans behind the government shutdown. Ted’s father, Rafael Cruz, is a pastor with Texas charismatic ministry Purifying Fire International. He has a distinct theological vision for what America is supposed to look like: Christian dominionism…

So to pull all this logic together, God anoints priests to work in the church directly and kings to go out into the marketplace to conquer, plunder, and bring back the spoils to the church. The reason governmental regulation has to disappear from the marketplace is to make it completely available to the plunder of Christian “kings” who will accomplish the “end time transfer of wealth.” Then “God’s bankers” will usher in the “coming of the messiah.” The government is being shut down so that God’s bankers can bring Jesus back.

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Christian Fundamentalism’s War on Higher Mathematics

384px-Relation1001.svgI’ll be the first to admit that my math skills are rudimentary. I’d go so far as to say they’re borderline non-existent. To quote that famous plastic scholar Barbie, “Math is tough!” If you can do math, especially anything from algebra on up, you’ve got my admiration – maybe even my fearful reverence. You’re like the first caveman who mastered fire to me. You don’t have to worry about me coming to your door with pitchfork in torch in hand. However, the same can’t be said of certain groups of Christian fundamentalists. According to BoingBoing’s Maggy Koerth-Baker, some of these guys are waging war against higher mathematics, particularly something called “set theory”. Check it out:

Some of these folks get very touchy about the idea of infinity. Mark Chu-Carroll is a software engineer at foursquare and a math blogger. Unlike me, he was already aware of the fundamentalist objection to set theory, because he’s actually had people show up in his comment section railing about how the theory is an affront to God.

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