Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Conservative Bible Project

Ugh! It has been a busy couple of weeks. After spending all of last week on a work trip, I came home... But guess where I am now? That's right, on a work trip. Busy busy busy...


The Conservative Bible Project. I can't not comment on this utter ridiculousness.

I can't not comment on this. Do you remember a few posts ago where I talked about how religious people cherrypick the bits of their holy books that illustrate their own philosophies? Both religious liberals and conservatives do this.

But few are so brazen about it as the people behind the Conservative Bible Project.

Andrew (son of Phyllis) Schlafly's Conservapedia has started a the CBP because, and I shit you not, they feel that the Bible has a liberal bias. their solution is, much as Conservapedia is to Wikipedia, to edit out all of the hippy dippy parts about not stoning adulterers but keep all the parts about guns and miniature American flags. Okay, maybe I'm being a TAD facetious on that last part, but only ever so slightly.

Jesus. H. Christ. On a bicycle.

This, of course, is quite frustrating, as the fundamentalists are swiftly depriving us of any opportunity to satirize them by going so much further than any satire could possibly imagine. (Indeed, Slactivist has a great post on that very topic. Check it out.)

Okay, now back to work for Patrick.


[kɹeɪ̯ɡ̊] said...

This one is my favourite:

"#7 Express Free Market Parables; explaining the numerous economic parables with their full free-market meaning."


Because Jesus was a laissez-faire free-market capitalist. I mean, completely he was. How dare you suggest otherwise! HE WAS NOT SOCIALIST HOW DARE YOU SOCIALISM IS OF THE DEVIL!!!!!

[kɹeɪ̯ɡ̊] said...

Oh, and also:

"liberals will oppose this effort, but they will have to read the Bible to criticize this, and that will open their minds"