David Miscavige is the leader of the Church of Scientology (COS). Warren Jeffs is the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS). The churches have no doctrines in common, so why do I think there are parallels between the two leaders?
In addition to being a writer, programmer, political junkie, and all around gadfly, I’m a lay priest, and a fan of the Old Testament. The prophets of the Old Testament spoke during a time when the Jews were often in dire danger. Indeed, Jerusalem was sacked, the temple destroyed, and the people of Israel scattered.
There’s a lot of Microsoft worshipers out there. Jaredhallows is a good example. Goblin of OPEN BYTES posts a negative article about the Zune. Jaredhallows throws a fit, and accuses Goblin of being a Microsoft hater. I told Lefty (David Schlesinger) that I won’t allow Microsoft software on any computer I own. I don’t like […]
I’m happy. Really happy. Why? Because Pope Benedict has declared “polluting” a sin! http://www.newsweek.com/id/132523?from=rss I’m not a Catholic, and don’t believe in Papal Infallibility as a doctrine, but I do believe that Pope Benedict was divinely inspired when he preached this, and I’d like to join those worldwide who are cheering him on. Oh, and […]