This was on PostSecret this week:
Religious people love to tell atheists we just need to open our hearts to God and that we just don’t understand His ways, but DarkMatters2525 shows us that even they have no clue what God is really like:
There’s an anti-abortion, anti-gay evangelical Christian running for President.
Old news? Sounds like it, until you realize it’s happening in Brazil, and they’re rehashing arguments that sound like they’re coming right out of the Bible Belt:
Every year during The Amazing Meeting, the James Randi Educational Foundation allows someone who claims to have supernatural powers the chance to win $1,000,000 right then and there by proving his or her skills. There’s a large audience watching the experiment, even though the only person who believes in the claimant’s powers is the claimant.
But it’s not purely for shits and giggles. There’s actually a rigorous process leading up to the big event, involving both sides agreeing on what the experiment will be and what it would take for the supernatural powers to be “proven.”
I mentioned earlier this week that the folks behind the Creation Museum were working on “Ark Encounter,” a Noah’s Ark-based theme park, and the Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority just gave preliminary approval for tax incentives that could be worth more than $18,000,000: