Tag Archives: Church and State

Divide and conquer

Empire benefits from keeping us divided and quarreling among ourselves. The Samaritans and the people of Judea had plenty of reason to hate each other already, with ethnic and sectarian strife that went back for centuries. They had some legitimate … Continue reading

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the 1950s

Dave: Oh, don’t get me started on the 50s I am so fucking sick of hearing about how the 50s were a more righteous decade Indigo: so dave, tell me about what you think about the fifties Dave: Only if … Continue reading

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Bucking the Christian Right

The growing Religious Left isn’t entirely a new story in itself, but I do think it’s interesting to note how much it’s growing. After the narrow focus of the leaders of the Christian Right the last 30 years, particularly as … Continue reading

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Discuss: Religion and Prejudice

Thought I would jot down a few quick thoughts I had today, stemming in part from the recent defeat of Proposition 8 in California. 1) Christocentric spirituality is concerned with the liberation of people from slavery. This is spiritual liberation … Continue reading

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Late comment on Proposition 8

Propostion 8, passed last week in California, is still generating a lot of outrage in an online community I frequent, and from good friends of mine. The proposition, as you may recall, called for terminating the right of gay couples … Continue reading

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