Some people can and do embrace utterly absurd beliefs that inspire them to behave in a truly obnoxious manner, and so you might sometimes wonder what the best way to handle such absurdity actually is. I’m thinking specifically of the extreme variations of Islamic belief that we are rather sadly familiar with. Are these people you can … Read more How should you respond to violent religious extremists?
Folks who are fully committed hell-fire and brimstone evangelical preachers will often pop up in various public locations to tell you all about Jesus. They are compelled to do so because part of the success of the belief is not simply that it plays a psychological trick upon you by getting you to buy into … Read more Responding to Jesus Preachers with Satire and Mockery