This video made me laugh so hard that my body ached. Besides laughs, it conveys the absurdity of literal religious belief. I hasten to add that the humor comes at the expense of a religious sister. She does not portray nuns accurately. Take it from me. I am acquainted with many, many sisters. They're not preachy. But enjoy the fun for the point about literal religious beliefs.
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The memoir I'm working on contains some of these ideas. My Spiritual Atheist Friend, July 27, 2017 I’m coming off a satisfying discussion with a thoughtful atheist friend I’ll call Ben. We’ve known each other for about 30 years but hadn’t seen each other since he moved to take a position far away. We kept communicating. Finally he returned to central Minnesota to visit me and others. What draws us together? We both are in thrall to metaphysical questions. I do not know a person with more integrity than my atheist friend Ben; I don’t know anyone more principled. I also like him because he and I agree on everything except the biggest questions of existence. We agree on politics and on much about religion. The morning before our talk, I submitted a letter to National Catholic Reporter in response to a trial Eucharistic Prayer that its author says reflects “the quantum-cosmological-developmental-evolutionary worldview” of today. Its topic was a fitting introduction t