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Lady Gaga watch: A king with no crown

April 18, 2011

Apparently my phone will let me make posts like this. We’ll see what happens. It’s time to write about Lady Gaga again. And I’m not just doing it because the top search that leads to my blog is “latex nun.” Obviously Lady Gaga’s new single “Judas” is many things- controversial, highly dancable, and borderline genius to name a few. The lyrics can either be read as irreverent, sacreligious, or nonsensical. But the point is: I selfishly claim this song as…

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On allowing myself

July 25, 2010

The problem I have with many religions is being told directly what faith should be, which ends up as someone else’s version of faith. This, in turn, means people are left to break tenets of their religious background or belief system, in order to be themselves. This creates an internal battle between their nature and an imposed outside vision. – Casey Komcher, A Personal Tao Isn’t the point of Christianity that God made us imperfect and we need Him to…

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Call My Name, Alejandro

June 9, 2010

“Well I struggle, I struggle with my feelings about the church in particular, but I guess it’s, quite honestly, completely separate, isn’t it? Religion and church are two completely separate things. But in terms of religion, I am very religious, I was brought up Catholic, I believe in Jesus, I believe in God, I am very spiritual, I pray very much, but at the same time there is no one religion that doesn’t hate or speak against or be prejudiced…

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