World Religions

Crash course notes on the Enuma Elish, the Epic of Creation

The Enuma Elish, the Babylonian Epic of Creation, consists of seven tablets which contain a lot of repetition as they are not all distinct portions of the tale. Also, the tablets are damaged and fragmentary so in that which follows the bracketed and parenthetical statements are by the translator as are most ellipses. The first …

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Movie review: Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” based on Shūsaku Endō novel

The 2016 AD historical drama movie Silence was directed by Martin Scorsese, was written by he and Jay Cocks and is based on a 1966 AD novel by Shūsaku Endō. It stars Andrew Garfield as Sebastião Rodrigues, Adam Driver as Francisco Garupe, Liam Neeson as Father Cristóvão Ferreira, Tadanobu Asano as The Interpreter, Ciarán Hinds …

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Save Tibet (“Free Tibet” spoof) t-shirts, sticker, posters, etc.

I have placed the following Save Tibet (“Free Tibet” spoof) related image into my CafePress site where you can purchase them upon t-shirts, stickers, etc. Find my CafePress shop here. Also, please spread the word about these as CafePress is a great outlet for reaching many but the sales commissions are not so great. Here …

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Bohemian Grove owl: who or what is it? On Moloch and Lilith, part 3 of 4

We now continue considering the discussion and debate that ensued after the infiltration of Bohemian Grove by Mike Hanson and Alex Jones. The issue was the identity of the huge owl idol. Jones stated that it is Moloch / Molech, other question this conclusion (find all segments of this series here). Note Isaiah 34:14 which …

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Bohemian Grove owl – who or what is it? On Moloch and Lilith, part 1 of 4

It is interesting how some obscure, esoteric and occult issues become all the rage with regards to discussion and debate (find all segments of this series here). The infiltration of Bohemian Grove by Mike Hanson and Alex Jones brought about such a fracas, a friendly one, due to Jones’ identification of the huge owl idol …

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Color Run warning – Hindu ritual in, thin, disguise

Hinduism’s Holi ritual aka Phakuwa or Phagwah or simply the Festival of Colors also Doḷajatra (in Odisha), Dol Jatra or Basantotsav (in West Bengal and Assam) is a Spring festival observed during the full moon day of the month of Phalgun (March). BACKGROUND Various legends surround the ritualistic festival such as those involving the demon …

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Ernest Holmes—Religious Science / Science of Mind: the facade and the reality

A parsed essay on Religious Science, which is Ernest Holmes’ Science of Mind, gave rise to a very interesting discussion wherein something typical of such religious groups came through very clearly. The essay consists of the following segments: Part 1: Introduction and Ernest the Infallible Part 2: Power of the Mind Part 3: Religious Science …

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Free audio book: Mark Twain “Christian Science and the Book of Mrs. Eddy”

Via the following links you can download the audio story “Christian Science and the Book of Mrs. Eddy” from the book “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, and Other Stories” by Mark Twain (1835-1910 AD) from LibriVox. I suppose that in typical Mark Twain style: this story is as riotously funny as it is sad but …

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Is PZ Myers establishing a church? Behold his new “wonderful revelation,” part 1 of 2

you don’t even have a heavenly father at all, the imaginary guy… Reality is harsh, man. But it is reality… Our cosmic father did not and does not exist… the imaginary guy you are worshipping is actually a hateful monster… a bad and tyrannical father… PZ Myers was kind enough to affirm that which I …

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