Hell


“Whether hell is other people, a place, or just a bad date, it’s deeply ingrained in society’s collective consciousness. But why?,” asks Candida Moss at Daily Beast: Whether hell is an expletive,…




Ahhh, the manner by which synchronicity manifests itself into your life when you intentionally tread the path of a sorcerer. You toss around the idea of writing a think piece called “Protest…



Shade writes at Contemplating: Any maker of our universe could either completely not give a damn about it, in which case it is fully irrelevant, or have some vested interest in stuff…







Frank Schaeffer asks some “experts” for CNN: Is it any coincidence that the latest war of religion that started on September 11, 2001, is being fought primarily between the United States and…



Screaming skeletons, roiling rivers of lava, dozens of demons digging into the flesh of the unrepentant dead. If you want real horror, skip the Stephen King and tune into your local televangelist. Stay tuned for passive-aggressive Jesus at the end.



A strange find from nineteenth-century Paris, a miniaturized version of Hell photographed in 3D, promising rewards for sinners in the underworld. Via Cine-graphics: In the opening lines of his 1978 publication, Diableries:…




From the Boston Globe: What makes economies grow? It’s a question that has occupied thinkers for centuries. Most of us would tick off things like education levels, openness to trade, natural resources,…