Flying Spaghetti Monster

A response to the Christian Fundamentalists’ push to bring “Intelligent Design” into the science curriculum of American schools…

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“An elaborate spoof on Intelligent Design, The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is neither too elaborate nor too spoofy to succeed in nailing the fallacies of ID. It’s even wackier than Jonathan Swift’s suggestion that the Irish eat their children as a way to keep them from being a burden, and it may offend just as many people, but Henderson, described elsewhere as a 25-year-old “out-of-work physics major,” puts satire to the same serious use that Swift did. Oh, yes, it is very funny.
— Scientific American

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Rick Mercer challenges the “Traditional Values” crowd

This video from CBC Television’s “Rick Mercer Report” ran during the big same sex marriage debate in Canada — thankfully same sex couples now have the legal right to be married in Canada.

You can visit Rick Mercer’s web site and blog at: www.rickmercer.com/, his older address is here.