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Saturday, August 7th, 2021 Alive 18,365 days

Sabbath mode on a KitchenAid oven

It turns out my new oven has a Sabbath mode. It also turns out to do the opposite of what I assumed it would.

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Thursday, January 28th, 2021 Alive 18,174 days

Millennials: “We must respect all religions.”

Also Millennials: “YOLO, Hindu guy!”

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 Alive 18,173 days

Millennials: “I donʼt believe in God.”

Also Millennials: “Donʼt let the universe hear you say that!”

So which is it? There is no supreme being, or there is a supreme being that listens to what you say and acts accordingly?

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Massive fail

Sunday, December 20th, 2020 Alive 18,135 days

I tried to watch mass from Saint Patrickʼs Cathedral in New York today. Itʼs on YouTube.

Google put 6½ minutes of ads at the front, plus sixteen commercial breaks inside the 50-minute mass. Thereʼs an illustration of how greedy Google and the rest of Silicon Valley is.

Next time Iʼll listen to it on the radio.

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Sunday, November 29th, 2020 Alive 18,114 days

Iʼve read that Muslims pray five times a day. Some people think thatʼs too much. But how many times a day do you bow your head before the god of social media?

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 Alive 17,332 days

The Tiny Church of the Mother Road in Winslow, Arizona

The Tiny Church of the Mother Road claims to be the worldʼs smallest church.

I bet the people who take off right after Communion still think nobody notices them leave.

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Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Alive 17,292 days

A bespectacled Buddha

I saw this display at the eye doctorʼs office. I wonder if this is the equivalent of hanging a set of spectacles on a crucifix, or if Buddhists are OK with this presentation.

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Sunday, July 15th, 2018 Alive 17,246 days

The coat of arms of the Diocese of Albany, as depicted by Jayarathina (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Worst diocesan coat of arms in America: The giant dancing beaver repping the Diocese of Albany.

Best diocesan coat of arms in America: The eagle holding a spear from the Diocese of Samoa-Pago Pago.

The coat of arms of the Diocese of Samoa Pago-Pago as depicted by Marek Sobola (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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