Church of the flying spaghetti monster pastafarianism


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Church of the flying spaghetti monster pastafarianism

  1. 1. The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster - Pastafarianism
  2. 2. Meet His Noodliness2005-Bobby Henderson’s open letter to the Kansas State Board of Education
  3. 3. Intelligent Design based on science rather than faith?Correlation does not imply causation
  4. 4. „It is disrespectful toteach our beliefswithout wearing Hischosen outfit, full pirateregalia.”
  5. 5. „We will be forced to proceed with the legal action.”
  6. 6. Bobby Henderson receives agrant to write a Gospel of the FSM (released in 2006)
  7. 7. Spread the word!The Gospel becomes a bestseller, receivescritical acclaim, Richard Dawkins likes it!
  8. 8. Pastafarianismmentioned innewspapers200 000 fans onfacebook
  9. 9. Beliefs
  10. 10. Flimsy moral standards and two lost "Id Really Rather You Didnts"
  11. 11. 1. I’d really ratheryou didn’t act like a sanctimoniousholier-than-thou ass when describing mynoodly goodness
  12. 12. 2. I’d really ratheryou didn’t use my existence to be mean to others
  13. 13. 3. I don’t require sacrifices, and purity is for drinkingwater, not people
  14. 14. 4. I’d really rather you didn’t judge people for theway they look, or dress, or talk
  15. 15. 5. I’d really ratheryou didn’t indulge in conduct that offends yourself, or yourwilling, consentin g partner
  16. 16. 6. I’d really rather you didn’t challenge thebigoted, misogynistic, hateful ideas of others on an empty stomach
  17. 17. 7. I’d really rather you didn’t build multi million- dollar shrines to my noodly goodness whenthe money could be better spent
  18. 18. 8. I’d really rather you didn’t go around telling people I talk to you. Get over yourself.
  19. 19. General beliefs:pirates, beer and 99% less guilt than in other religions
  20. 20. Pirates, the originalPastafarians, were peaceful explorers
  21. 21. Believers are fond of beerHeaven with stripper factory and a beer volcano
  22. 22. Friday is religious holiday(Ramen! Pastover, Ramedan)Believers don’t take themselves seriouslyPastafarianism embraces contradictions
  23. 23. Rejoice, for He has boiled for our sins!And now his wheaty sauce runs ‘neath our skins. My Pasta Lord who flies with wholegrain love, Invisible in the heavens above.
  24. 24. A joke? Believing in the whole doctrine literally is not required.„not anti-religion just anti- crazy nonsense done in the name of religion”
  25. 25. Possibility of being FSM follower and belonging to another church simultaneously
  26. 26. Religion based on communityLegitimate religionColander as a religious headgear
  27. 27. Cumberland CountyCourthouse lawndedicated to free speech, inCrossville, Tennessee with a statue of His Slow Cooked Grace
  28. 28. U.S. Army dog tag listing Atheist/FSM
  29. 29. Polish Pastafarians during anti-ACTA protest
  30. 30. 27.07.2012 application for official registration ofPolish FSM Church (signed by 108 people)Main aim: abolition of the blasphemy law inPoland7609 fans of FSM facebook page in Polish
  31. 31. Try pasta for 30 days,if you don’t like your old god will be happy to have you back!
  32. 32. Parody religion:Invisible Pink UnicornRussel’s TeapotFirst Church of the Last LaughJediism (0.7% in UK)Cult of Mac
  33. 33. Thank you! Ramen!