Humour

Items ranging from the gently ironic to the satirical

Dogmatic materialism

"Although the reality of God's continuous relationship with His creation and His intervention in human life and history are the very essence of the teachings of the Founders of the revealed religions, dogmatic materialism today insists that even the nature of religion itself can be adequately understood only through the use of an academic methodology designed to ignore the truths that make religion what it is."
(The Universal House of Justice, Department of the Secretariat, 7 April 1999. To all National Spiritual Assemblies)

Swirled News: Aliens visit England. Leave calling card

Neunzackstern
Cherhill, 18. Juli, 70m

Here is a shot I got of the Cherhill Star & Crescents yesterday, that shows the spectacularly beautiful colours in the surrounding landscape.

The yellow field is flax, while the circle itself is in wheat. The variegated colours are caused by water running down from the steep hills (out of sight directly under helicopter) and washing nutrients into the fields below.

This is the most beautiful such sight in my seven seasons of documenting the circles!

{josquote}The nine-pointed star formation of this crop circle, was definitely seeming to harmonize and restructure us on a very deep level as we meditated in the center of the swirled wheat.
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Another photo of the same crop circle.

The mathematics behind the design of a ninefold star.

Haifa Calling

Haifa calling to the faraway towns
Inquisition declared - Kalimat must come down
Haifa calling to the Bahai world
Close your minds, you Bahai boys and girls
Haifa calling, now don't look to us
Spirituality has bitten the dust
Haifa calling, see we ain't got nothing
'Cept for the reign of that theocracy thing

CHORUS

The Catastrophe is coming, Pete Khan said it's so
Meltdown expected, old world's gotta go
Old religions stop running, but I have no fear
Cause Haifa is calling - but man I don't care

Haifa calling to the zombies at feast
Say another prayer, and look at your feet
Haifa calling - and I don't wanna shout
But while you were praying all the lights went out
Haifa calling, but we ain't got no Baha'is
Except for the ones we disenrolled last night

CHORUS x2

The Catastrophe is coming, Pete Khan said it's so
Meltdown expected, old world's gotta go
Old religions stop running, but I have no fear
Cause Haifa is calling - but man I don't care

Now get this
Haifa calling, yes, entry by troops
If only the liberals would stop telling the truth
Haifa calling, those boys gotta lot of nerve
But some day I know that the women will serve

I never felt so much alike, like-a, like-a... non-Baha'i

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Rainy Day Men, # 9 & 19

Well they'll disenroll you when you trying to be so good
They'll disenroll you just like they said they would
They'll disenroll when you try to go to feast
They'll disenroll you and say you're worse than an apocalyptic beast
But I would not feel so all alone
Everybody must get disenrolled

They'll disenroll you when you try to write a book
They'll disenroll you when the Counsellor gives you that look
They'll disenroll you when you stand up for your beliefs
They'll disenroll you and then sigh with relief
But I would not feel so all alone
Everybody must get disenrolled

Well, they'll disenroll you for the good of the Cause
They'll disenroll you even if you break no laws
Yeah, they'll disenroll you because they know they can
They'll disenroll you to save the divine plan
But I would not feel so all alone
Everybody must get disenrolled

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Omid Djalili

Just for Laughs Bit - It's missing 5 secs at the beginning but the rest is all good

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