Spiritualists, Mormons, Shakers, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Adventists all originated from relatively the same place (upstate New York) and the same time (early 1800s).
Mormons do secret handshakes through curtains to practice getting into heaven.
A programmer developed an operating system called TempleOS since 2003. Hospitalized for mental health problems, he believes that TempleOS is literally the Third Temple as biblically prophesied. Per God’s “instructions,” the OS uses a 640×480, 16 color display, and uses the language HolyC.
Laws in Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas prohibit people who don’t believe in God to hold the public office.
Google Trends is now showing that there have been more searches for the keyword ‘memes’ than ‘Jesus’.
Egypt placed a ban on all the movies Marilyn Monroe appeared in, after she married Arthur Miller and converted to Judaism. However, Egypt lifted the ban in 1961, after the divorce was finalized. Since then, Monroe described herself as a “Jewish atheist”.
Katy Perry‘s parents wouldn’t let her eat Lucky Charms as a child, because the word “luck” was considered satanic.
Some Christian groups criticized Dungeons and Dragons for promoting the veneration of demons, murder, and satanism, even though the creator of D&D was a committed christian.
The Greek religion’s God (Zeus Pater), the Roman religion’s God (Jupiter), and the Indian Vedic religion’s God (Dyaus Pita), have similar names because those religions – along with Norse, Persian, and Slavic mythologies – all evolved from the same original religion.
A woman in Nebraska tried to sue all gay people. Her appeal had no legal references, but quoted Webster’s Dictionary and the Bible.