Recently I got together with the heathens of Seoul for Blasphemy Day and I brought along some trivia. Here are the questions. I will post the answers soon...
According to Mark 3:28-29 all sins can be forgiven except this.
Blasphemy against the holy spirit
Dressing up as a clown
According to Deuteronomy 22:25-27 a man must be put to death if he rapes a betrothed woman in this place.
The marital bed
A circus tent
According to 2 Kings 2:23-24, God sent a pair of female bears to kill 42 children for this offense?
Blaspheming against the holy spirit
Making fun of Elijah’s bald head
Fitting too many clowns into an undersize car
This famous figure confessed to the following blasphemies: making pies on the sabbath, having unclean thoughts (but he swore he died a virgin), stealing plums from his mother, using unlawful means to bring us out of distress (which biographers take to mean masturbation), using his roommate’s towel to spare his own, putting a pin in a man’s hat to prick him purposefully, beating his sister, threatening to burn his parents alive in their house, lying to his parents about owning a crossbow, and calling a woman a jade (the colloquialism for slut).
Leonardo Da Vinci
Sir Isaac Newton
Vincent van Gogh
The ten commandments make it very clear that creating images of people is a sin. Medieval artists got around this with a loophole by either drawing the image deliberately incomplete or by replacing the subject’s head with the head of this animal.
A monkey made from a balloon
This public figure’s secret agnoscisim was revealed in posthumous letters such as the following quote: "What do I labor for? If there be no God, there can be no soul. If there be no soul then, Jesus, You also are not true."
Pope John Paul II
This public figure said of America, “I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.”
POTUS George HW Bush
Senator Joe McCarthy
Krusty the Klown
This son of a famous American politician said the following in an interview, “I'm an atheist. So there you go right there. I can't be elected to anything because polls all say that people won't elect an atheist.”
Ron Reagan, Jr
George Washington Adams
George W. Bush
Pascal’s wager that one should hedge their bets on the side of God was countered by this popular singer who sang “....but they never told you the price you that you pay, for things that you might have done...only the good die young.”
This famous atheist comedian said the following: “Religion has actually convinced people that there's an invisible man -- living in the sky -- who watches everything you do, every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do.. And if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time! ...But He loves you.”
This skeptic born in 1874 set out to publicly debunk frauds purporting to be supernatural and was the inspiration for modern debunkers such as James Randi and Penn & Teller.
Erik Weisz, aka Harry Houdini
Percy Thomas Tibbles, aka P.T. Selbit
Val Valentino, aka The Masked Magician
In 1973, American Pete Stark became the first open atheist in this job, one he still holds.
President of the American Atheist Alliance
US Representative in Congress
Cobbler for oversized red shoes
This Saturday Night Live alumni wrote and stars in a one-person play called Letting Go of God.
Irish Actor Dermot Morgan achieved fame playing this religious figure.
Father Ted Crilly
The Fool in King Lear
Glen Beck once dressed up as this hero of his who Beck seems to not have noticed was a disbeliever.
Thomas the Clown
Korea is ranked the world’s 9th most atheist country. This country is the first.
The Bible directly mentions 2,476,636 people killed by God. This is the number of people it directly mentions killed by Satan.
10000 (after juggling them)
This Korean religion, observed by some 12% of the population of South Korea, has its roots in shamanism, folk religions, Buddhism, and Christianity.
Nae hoebuhkeurapeuteuneun changuhro kadeuk cha isseyo
On March 30, 2007, this international organization passed a resolution that in part “Emphasizes that respect of religions and their protection from contempt is an essential element conducive for the exercise by all of the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion”.
The United Nations Human Rights Council
Barnum and Bailey’s
Although most Christian “scientists” don’t challenge the theory of plate tectonics, it contradicts their belief in a young Earth. They point to this biblical event as having rapidly divided the continents.
Moses dividing the red sea
The Fall of Jericho
The Genesis flood
Abraham’s prank on his son Isaac