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Ghost in the Cloud | Issue 28 | n+1

The rapture of the nerds:

Transhumanism’s simulation theology

How David Hume Helped Me Solve My Midlife Crisis - The Atlantic

A fascinating detective story of the Enlightenment, told from a very personal perspective.

Sana’a (Idle Words)

A new essay from Maciej on Idle Words is always a treat, and this latest dispatch from Yemen is as brilliantly-written as you’d expect.

Tom Morris - Oppression, identity and sexuality

Anger is an energy, especially when it’s coming from Tom …and for once, it’s not about the Semantic Web.

Seriously though, this is a great piece of writing. This is what blogs are for.

A Holiday Message from Ricky Gervais: Why I’m An Atheist - Speakeasy - WSJ

A great piece of reasoned explanation by Ricky Gervais.

Big Questions Online

A site that aims to ask and explore the Big Questions of human purpose and ultimate reality, with a focus on science, religion, markets and morals.

Medieval Multitasking: Did We Ever Focus? | Culture | Religion Dispatches

A fascinating look at hypertext in illuminated manuscripts.

GodBlock - Protect your children

A filter (for Mac and PC) to block violence, misogyny, superstition and other mainstays of religious content.

"Nowhere in the Bible does Jesus have a sword fight."

A laugh-out-loud email exchange ...because if you didn't laugh, you'd cry.

Body of Christ Tastes Like Ass of Christ!

A new take on an old classic: how to make communion wafers zingier.

Atheist Ireland Publishes 25 Blasphemous Quotes | blasphemy.ie

I can't believe how forehead-slappingly stupid my home country can be sometimes.

Platitude of the Day

A satirical parody of the BBC's "Thought for the Day". Slightly cruel, mostly funny and entirely brilliant.

Christmas Jesus Dress Up!

Yours to cut out and keep.

Dudeism.com - The Church of the Latter-Day Dude

Come join the slowest-growing religion in the world.

LOLTheist: Blasphemy is Teh Funneh

Just as with lolcats, the cumalitive effect of this lolcat/religion mashup is pure hilarity. I'll never look at religious iconography the same way again.

Biologists Helping Bookstores

A blog devoted entirely to reshelving books in their correct categories in bookstores, specifically the science and religion categories. I approve.

Comment is free: Gotta have faith?

"The repetition this week of the weary old canard that atheism is 'a faith proposition' shows that our archbishops need a lesson in semantics."

Jesus and Mo

A comic strip about Jesus and Mohamed that uses my JavaScript image gallery.