Jewish date: 25 ’Iyyar 5769.
Today’s holidays: Day 40 of the ‘Omer, Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter.
Today’s quasi-holiday: Bike to Work Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “Tell BLM no more public lands for the world's dirtiest fossil fuel!” and “SAY NO TO U.S. PRESSURE ON ISRAEL”.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions:
- “After the Rapture: Orlando man will deliver messages to those left behind” and the associated site, The Post-Rapture Post - Send Messages to Loved Ones!: An atheist set up a joke site offering for a fee to deliver messages to people left behind after the Rapture. Strangely enough, people actually placed orders. Go figure.
- A bit of relief: “Well-known Canadian imam issues fatwa against Taliban”.
- Yet another view of that 13-year-old boy with Hodgkin’s lymphoma refusing chemotherapy for religious reasons: “The case of chemotherapy refusenik Daniel Hauser”.
- An article clearing up a common confusion: “Satanism vs. Wicca: Two alternatives, often confused, little in common”.