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Child abuse? It’s AWWRIGHT…

Posted in Evolved and Rational by Skepdude on October 12, 2008


..if done in the name of religion, apparently.

The Christards sure get their asses kicked all the time on this blog for being a bunch of theistarded and deluded whackaloons. What a lot of people have not realized is that Hinduism and Buddhism can cause as much child abuse and theistardation as the Abrahamic religions. If you are one of the people who think that Eastern religions are AWWRIGHT and that they are not as harmful as the Christarded variety, think again.

Hindu and Buddhist priests chanted sacred hymns and cascaded flowers and grains of rice over a 3-year-old girl who was appointed a living goddess in Nepal on Tuesday. She will be worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists as an incarnation of the powerfulHindu deity Taleju.

Living goddess, eh? As ridiculous and fucktarded as this notion may seem, maybe some of you are still thinking that it is AWWRIGHT. Read on:

The judges read the candidates’ horoscopes and check each one for physical imperfections. The living goddess must have perfect hair, eyes, teeth and skin with no scars, and should not be afraid of the dark.

Ah, I see…

1. Have the correct horoscope.
2. Look ‘pretty’. (Are the judges pedos horny old men, by any chance?)
4. ???
5. PROFIT!!!

As a final test, the living goddess must spend a night alone in a room among the heads of ritually slaughtered goats and buffaloes without showing fear.


Yeah, a three year old child should be kept alone in a room for a whole fucking night with dismembered animal heads just so that some brainwashed, idiotic adults can have their idiotic religious beliefs. Where religion is concerned, a three year old child who does not know what the fuck is going on should be expected to not show fear when alone in the dark surrounded with smelly rotting animal heads – while putting a child through that shit in any other circumstance would produce outrage and cries of ‘child abuse’. Religion is the free pass that enables shit that would normally not fly otherwise seem AWWRIGHT, it enables the idiots who indulge in such shit to scream ‘persecution, BAWWWWW’ when they are criticized by the sensible few, and it enables the appeasers to support this rot in the name of not offending anyone.

[appeaser-speak] Remember, kids: When it comes to religion, it’s AWWRIGHT! Thou shall not question nor criticize, because we’re talking about religion here. We need to respect their beliefs no matter how fucktarded they seem because we don’t want to piss them off! Religion is serious business! [/end appeaser-speak]


Having passed all the tests, the child will stay in almost complete isolation at the temple, and will be allowed to return to her family only at the onset of menstruation when a new goddess will be named to replace her.


Folks, can’t you see how crazy this is? Apparently taking a child away from her parents for the sake of an ancient, outdated, cruel superstition is AWWRIGHT because it is oh-so-holy and people shouldn’t question it. It is AWWRIGHT because religion is involved. This fucking pedophilic worship of a child as a ‘goddess’ is totally AWWRIGHT because the holy men say so! It’s AWWRIGHT, folks! Keep convincing yourselves that it is AWWRIGHT, and it will be.

You must be wondering what the parents are saying about having their child taken away from them to live in fucking isolation. You must be assuming that the parents are outraged at this travesty, right?

Think again. When it comes to religion, even the parents think that it is AWWRIGHT:


“I feel a bit sad, but since my child has become a living goddess I feel proud,” said her father Pratap Man Shakya.


bit sad?! Proud that your own child has been taken away from you to live in almost complete isolation? What the flying fuck?

See the complete theistarded lunacy of religion, folks? Religion normalizes what would rightly be seen as an outrage in normal circumstances; it encourages apathy within the community about basic moral stances on what is right and wrong; and it causes outsiders who may be uncomfortable with what is going on to shut up just because they prefer not to offend the religious morons. See how dangerous an unquestioning belief in something can get? See how far-reaching the consequences can be?


Critics say the tradition violates both international and Nepalese laws on child rights. The girls often struggle to readjust to normal lives after they return home. 

Nepalese folklore holds that men who marry a former kumari will die young, and so many girls remain unmarried and face a life of hardship.


Translation: Milk the child for what it’s worth in your fucktarded religion, and after all has been said and done, ruin the child’s life for what it’s worth in your fucktarded religion! It’s AWWRIGHT because the dirty old holy men say so!

I rest my case.

Whoops – we’re talking about religion here. Remember: It’s AWWRIGHT!!


The SkeptiStare

Posted in Skepdude by Skepdude on October 12, 2008

This was taken at the talk James Randi gave on October 10th 2008 at the NY Skeptics one year aniversay.

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