Jesus ‘n’ Mo ‘n’ faith

Today’s Jesus and Mo, called “sorted” is followed by the ominous note “Then Mormonism.” But I think they all forgot Raëlism!

The Raëlian Movement teaches that life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials, which they call the Elohim. Members of this species appeared human when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans that they made. They purposefully misinformed early humanity that they were angels, cherubim, or gods. Raëlians believe that messengers, or prophets, of the Elohim include Buddha, Jesus, and others who informed humans of each era. The founder of Raëlism received the final message of the Elohim and that its purpose is to inform the world about Elohim and that if humans become aware and peaceful enough, they wish to be welcomed by them.

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19 Comments

  1. Kirbmarc
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 8:38 am | Permalink

    Those religion seem more stupid because they’re more recent and don’t have the same kind of social support as older ones.

    Once you start looking at the contents of books like the Qu’ran, the Bible, the Veda, etc. and take them as if they were factual claims about reality they seem pretty stupid and absurd, too.

    • infiniteimprobabilit
      Posted October 25, 2018 at 1:15 am | Permalink

      Well, in the modern state of knowledge, the old religions are pretty daft.

      But if you consider the credibility of a religion in relation to the state of knowledge at the time it was founded, I guess Scientology is in a class of its own.

      cr

  2. dreamsareus
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 8:50 am | Permalink

    While Jerry wrings his hands about angry people on the left interrupting politicians’ dinners, the right-wing terrorists are mailing bombs to the Clintons and Obama.

    • Posted October 24, 2018 at 8:52 am | Permalink

      Umm. . . . I found out about this literally one minute ago from a CNN bulletin. Your comment is just ignorant and stupid, and I don’t have to post every two minutes to satisfy you.

  3. Randall Schenck
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 9:07 am | Permalink

    It would be very difficult to rank the stupidity of each religion. Better to consolidate them in the same box and avoid picking favorites. This way you hurt everyone’s feelings equally.

    • rickflick
      Posted October 24, 2018 at 9:35 am | Permalink

      I’ll go with that.

    • W.T. Effingham
      Posted October 24, 2018 at 10:15 am | Permalink

      Favorites? Maybe,…anti-favorites?

  4. Posted October 24, 2018 at 10:18 am | Permalink

    Anyone think it’s hilarious that Elohim spelled backwards is “mi hole” which is the exact place from which this “religion” sprang?

  5. Giancarlo
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 10:32 am | Permalink

    I’m going out on a very thin limb buffeted by strong winds to claim that Raelism may actually be the least stupid religion in that it rejects supernaturalism. While most (all?) other religions are in principle not falsifiable because supernatural, at least Raelism might be falsified if we discover in our genetic code a message that specified that the endosymbiotic event that created eukaryotes was MADE IN CHINA. 🙂

  6. David Coxill
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 10:39 am | Permalink

    Never heard of these loons before,i some times think the Human species has the wrong name .Homo credula ,for example.

  7. Michael Fisher
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 10:40 am | Permalink

    Raëlism: reminiscent of the back story to Babylon 5 [Vorlons being the ‘gods’ & genetic tinkerers] also Quatermass & The Pit [Hammer House Of Horror, 1967] also David Brin’s Uplift novels [no bras involved]

    • rickflick
      Posted October 24, 2018 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

      whoa. With that kind of aegis, the religion’s probably worth another look…

      • Michael Fisher
        Posted October 24, 2018 at 1:03 pm | Permalink

        If you haven’t seen that Quartermass episode track it down. It’s B&W British creaky, but damned good frightfest material. A classic.

        • rickflick
          Posted October 24, 2018 at 1:53 pm | Permalink

          I found it on YouTube. Yes, it is British creaky. I’ll try to watch it soon.

  8. Nicolaas Stempels
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 12:32 pm | Permalink

    Maybe not the stupidest, but definitely the most scary is Islam, no contest.

  9. Posted October 24, 2018 at 2:08 pm | Permalink

    I’m with our fictional characters here. Definitely Scientology. I mean, what other religion protects holy books from the uninitiated by claiming they are trade secrets?

  10. JonLynnHarvey
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 2:52 pm | Permalink

    Best J&M cartoon ever!

    • infiniteimprobabilit
      Posted October 25, 2018 at 1:18 am | Permalink

      Yeah. Nice one.

      cr

  11. Diane G
    Posted October 24, 2018 at 7:18 pm | Permalink

    sub


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