December 22nd, 2007 | researchmaterial
The alternative heading for this post was “Eat Bear Cocks In Hell, Godboy”:
The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, has described a rise in “fundamentalism” as one of the great problems facing the world.
He focused on what he described as “atheistic fundamentalism”.
Dr Morgan’s Christmas message comes after the general director of the Evangelical Alliance, the Rev Joel Edwards, compared militant atheists to King Herod in their intolerance of religious faith.
Welcome to Great Britain: a post-Christian country where prime ministers only get elected by not mentioning your invisible space daddy. Of course, not everyone’s gotten the news, as the prime minister who got elected by not mentioning his affection for rumoured deities —
…the former prime minister told the BBC that he had avoided talking about his religious views while in office for fear of being labelled “a nutter”…
— has converted to Catholicism (because there aren’t enough Catholics being born every minute, we presume):
Last year, Mr Blair, who is now a Middle East peace envoy, said he had prayed to God when deciding whether or not to send UK troops into Iraq.
And didn’t that work out well for everyone? One hopes that Richard Dawkins will be along to shank everyone involved soon, if he’s yet stopped laughing at pathological liar Pastor Ted Haggard turning out to be a whoremongering tweaker.