The mocking of religion

IMAGE: The Flying Spaghetti Monster

The Flying Spaghetti Monster – cos if you’re going to believe in anything creating the world, why wouldn’t it be a flying spaghetti monster?

I watched a video this morning on Fox17 today (I know, that was my first mistake… but you gotta give the other side a chance to speak as well… right?) See the link below if you want to. Basically, the video is about how it’s become “cool” to mock religion within the United States (and the tone of the video suggests that perhaps it is more widespread, and it has become “cool” to mock religion worldwide) Mr Mendte then says

“…faith in something greater than ourselves is an important underpinning of a civilised society…”

This really incensed me. Continue reading