The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Topics for Discussion

Bobby Henderson (FSM)
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The author mocks Christianity, particularly evangelism, in many irreverent ways. Does the humorous, satirical approach help or hurt Henderson's argument that Intelligent Design is not a true science, based on fact and should be kept out of school curricula?

What are some of the implications Henderson is concerned about should ID be taught as a science and how does he convey them?

The Flying Spaghetti Monster is an absurd icon for a god, but Henderson presents many arguments as "proo" of FSM's existence. Is it easier to prove or disprove (scientifically or otherwise) the existence of any god beyond faith or belief?

Aside from humor, in what way are the FSM marketing tactics similar or different from the way other major religious groups try to convert others or raise funds?

Why are pirates the Chosen Ones? What do they represent in FSMism and what...

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