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Irreverent Easter post

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Nice thing about Christianity and christians generally is that you can post irreverent stuff about them and, for the most part, they won’t find out where you live and mail you a pressure cooker filled with gunpowder and dry wall screws. If you’re lucky they’ll even pray for you. Which, personally, I find quite nice and certainly wouldn’t object to.

They’re not quite at the point of Mormons, who, in my opinion, occupy the very pinnacle of the tolerance spire, but pretty damn close. If this sort of thing was a competition where you could win something (like a microwave oven) I mean. Of course this wasn’t always so. Lampooning Christianity used to be considered in quite a dim light… remedied with all manner of invasive (and sometimes heated) instruments you wouldn’t necessarily like inserted up your rectum. Not even some saucy pillow talk before hand to get you in the mood. And then eventually, on the sweet release of death, your soul would be taking the express elevator to damnation anyway. Which kinda makes the mortal realm torture thing seem a little superfluous. But maybe they were just warming you up for things to come, a little orientation week taster.

In any event I’m scared to say who I think the least tolerant religion (right now) is, because well… I’m scared. I know what happens to those people who are inclined to express an opinion on such a taboo… eh… leitmotif.  Mean stuff gets said about you on twitter and enraged agitators post your home address on their feed and incite their followers to do you harm. And thats just the actors and comedians.

In any event, I think we need to remember that Easter is all about chocolate… and that chocolate is basically love. And that love is good. Spread the chocolate, if not on the bosom of your significant other in the sanctity of your bedroom, then in foil wrapped bunny form among your fellow sapiens. Show someone you care. Preferably with Lindt.

8 Comments

  1. jim-

    April 19, 2019 at 2:09 am

    ¡Oye chocolates!

    1. Jo

      April 19, 2019 at 4:11 am

      Humanities greatest achievement so far?

      1. jim-

        April 19, 2019 at 4:18 am

        Possibly. That or coffee. Hehe. Corn may be the greatest.

      2. Jo

        April 19, 2019 at 8:36 am

        Hmm. That is actually a tough call.

      3. jim-

        April 19, 2019 at 12:18 pm

        Let’s celebrate and all be winners today Joey. Here, have a star 🌟 and a 🏆 trophy 🌽

      4. Jo

        April 19, 2019 at 3:19 pm

        I feel like a winner because I have amigos… like you. 😀 Hurra!

  2. SnapDragon X.

    April 19, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    I love this. Let’s toast to the idea of embracing our mortality and vow to enjoy all of the holiday eats, minus the mythology! 🥂

    1. Jo

      April 19, 2019 at 3:23 pm

      Cheers. I will drink to that! May your day be particularly auspicious.

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