My Sad Devotion To An Ancient Religion

(Jonathan Ryan posting for Jen Schlameuss-Perry.) This is going to sound really messed up at first, but that scene in Star Wars: A New Hope, when the Imperial Officers are all talking about their plans for the Death Star and Vader says, “I find your lack of faith disturbing,” and then uses the Force to choke Admiral Motti expresses so perfectly what being religious feels like sometimes. In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s this part:It’s not the part w … [Read more...]

ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE PART TWO

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(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: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE: PART ONE

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(Hey! Super Agnostic and comic guru CB here with another two-parter. This one is on consciousness and the afterlife as explained through my geekery! Stay tuned for part 2. - CB.) ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE “No more Magnus... No more!! Logan shall be the last! No one else will ever suffer! You caused the deaths of hundreds today, Magnus - deaths I could have prevented had I stopped you years ago! You have killed too many, Magnus - and I have had enough!! I w … [Read more...]

Adventures of the Super Agnostic, Part One

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(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...]


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