Simpsons Executive Producer Al Jean: “Religion Will Be A Part of Character’s Death”.

As I watch TV and movies, I'm often frustrated at how they treat the subject of religion. Pop Culture either ignores it (wouldn't want to offend anyone) or degrades it as much as possible (just about every episode of Family Guy). Very few shows or movies take religion at face value and address it in all of it's glory and absurdity.This is why the Simpsons are still one of my all time favorite TV shows. As much as church groups protested the show back in the early 90's, the fact remains that t … [Read more...]

Adventures of the Super Agnostic:The Experience Machine: Star Trek vs. The Matrix

(Hey! It's Chris Bowsman here with another piece on Agnosticism with my favorite geek flavors. The Matrix and Star Trek.) Adventures of the Super Agnostic: The Experience Machine: Star Trek vs. The Matrix “What is real? How do you define real? If you're talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then real is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.”- Morpheus, The MatrixAs a sci-fi guy and neophyte Agnostic, sometimes people ask me abo … [Read more...]


(Hey! Comic book guru and Super Agnostic Chris Bowsman here! I'm back with part 2 of my discussion of consciousness, the afterlife, and of course geekery and Agnosticism. Enjoy! - CB.)ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE “Each man hides a secret pain. It must be exposed and reckoned with. It must be dragged from the darkness and forced into the light. Share your pain. Share your pain with me... and gain strength from the sharing.” - Sybok, Star Trek V: The Final F … [Read more...]

Adventures of the Super Agnostic, Part One

(Chris Bowsman, our resident gaming and comic guru, wrote a two part series on why he is an agnostic. Here is part one. -ed)   “Are we not all our limitations?”      - Professor X: Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous  My first rule in talking about faith (or the lack of it.) is “Respect the freedom of choice.” To be Agnostic to me means to realize that our knowledge is limited, and to respect that and work together, like Professor X does with the X-men, who all come from different background … [Read more...]