Maybe using science to refute nonsense isn't always the best strategy. Science requires intellectual integrity and serious research and study. Scientific knowledge is hard won. But you can pull…Continue
"I like the idea. But I worry that creationists would never get that they're arguing agains their own beliefs.
Which is funny, I'm just not sure how productive it would be.
I'm still totally for it. And I like the name…"
"Yes, but nobody has ever literally believed in FSM. It is blatantly made up. The ancient pagan religions were seriously believed in by millions of people for centuries, just like Christianity, before dying out. The fact that these religions are now…"
"Isn't this the same approch the Church of the FSM took? They proposed teaching the controversy so that they could say the FSM created stuffs. Not sure if throwing it into a pagan guise will get a better response, but maybe?"
"I've considered making up deities with names similar to real cult leaders and kooky religious characters who've already existed and have material made up for them. There's plenty of it! I say similar, so that anyone actually…"
"I think a 1:1 parody... a parity parody, ahem, sorry. I think that might be more effective in placing the views in a position of ridicule, and I think putting religious views more and more in that position in the eyes of the culture at large could…"