Rick Paulas

Articles by Rick Paulas

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    History Lesson

    Last Wednesday was the 79th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition in the US. Thanks a lot, Bible, for inspiring the temperance movement that nearly broke this nation through class divisions and gave birth to the modern Mafia.

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    The Half-Man's Dilemma

    Consider the plight of Angus T. Jones of 'Two and a Half Men.' A true God-fearing individual could not knowingly produce such scum and lead a show that Satan is so deeply embedded in. He had to take a stand.

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    Balls and Chains

    When you believe you're rooting for the “right team,” whether that's due to you being born in a certain sports franchise's media market or because your parents believe in a specific invisible higher power, you're allowed to trade away facts for unprovable opinion.

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    The Collection Plate

    Catholics, keep in mind the next time the collection plate get passed, your money may not go towards buying the clergy new robes or building a soup kitchen. It could go towards anti-gay marriage bills.

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    The Longest Horoscope Ever

    The Bible has been able to spoil so much of human history because it is just is so fucking vague. Want to sleep with your little cousin? Surely there's something in there that'd give you the thumbs up.

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    The Case for Voting

    It's so easy to feel jaded at the American political system. The problem is, not everyone feels that way. Most religious believers think they can make a change. And, really, they're right, because no one's playing defense.

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    Happy JesusWeen, Everyone!

    Imagine kids with close-cropped hair and conservative clothes coming to the door, the homeowners offering candy, and the children pushing that aside and instead offering up a stack of Bibles.

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    Watch This Hero

    When you first start listening to Preacher Phil Snider's speech on gay marriage, you'll probably want to duck out because he sounds like a hateful lunatic who thinks that gays and pedophiles are cut from the same cloth. But stick it out, it's worth it.

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    God Vs. The Ladies

    The original scriptures—the template which has led to today's incarnation of religion—were written by men during a time when women were property and mystical beasts who occasionally farted out children. This factoid explains the troubling inherent sexism of organized religions…

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    A God-Awful Small Affair

    One of these days, we're going to find evidence of life on another planet. When that happens, how will the world's religions react? Will they rethink the theory that humans are “God's chosen people”? Or will they try to discredit the discovery as evidence of a Satan-led conspirac…