A collection of amusing links send by readers over the weekend:
- A California Ford dealership doesn’t want the business of any non-Christians — with audio of the offensive commercial! (via Spazeboy)
- Best Bar Mitzvah speech *ever* (via Anne)
- Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroscientist, experienced “nirvana” during (and after) a stroke. Dr. Taylor’s talk at TED can be seen here (via MTran):
- Comedian (and former host of The Man Show) Doug Stanhope on the Bible (via bulldog923):
She seems bemused but not at all put off by the hundreds who have reached out to her on a spiritual level. Religious ecstatics who claim to see angels have asked her to appear on their radio and television programs.
She has declined these offers. Although her father is an Episcopal minister and she was raised in his church, she cannot be counted among the traditionally faithful. “Religion is a story that the left brain tells the right brain,” she said.
Still, Dr. Taylor says, “nirvana exists right now.”