I don’t know why, but recently I have been forcing myself to listen on and off to some of the Richmond christian radio stations on my way to and from my summer intership. I just do not understand how people can listen to this shit. They are trying to sell you some crap every five minutes: “If you would like to own this inspirational sermon in its entirety please call 1-900-LOVE-GOD and gods word can be yours for just one arm and one leg.”
Much of what was said horrified me. At one point I listened to a man rant about how the ‘New Left’ wants ‘us’ to go back to a primitive society… Well first of all I am highly suspicious of anyone who includes me in ‘us’ and ‘we’ without my permission. He went on to say that we don’t have to worry about things such as the effect of industry on the environment because god gave us the world to ‘subjugate.’ I particularly liked one host who delivered a sermon about how only god can help those in need and then asking for money to help the needy… That is after he uses it to pay his paycheck.
The next commercial explained what Islam thought of Jesus. Apostle of Allah, etc. Then proceeds to say that they need to learn the truth. “Tens of thousands of Muslims are fleeing the troubles in the western Darfur region. We are providing them with food, medicine and shelter. BECAUSE THEY SEE WE CARE, THEY WILL BE MORE OPEN TO OUR MESSAGE. Please contribute.” *emphasis added by me.*
Ok… Seriously WTF? Are they saying they would not be over there helping people if they didn’t have the chance to convert them from one fairy tale to another? That’s sickening. These muslims they speak of are human beings suffering at the hands of psychopaths, and they want to smuggle the bible in the walls of the prefab housing? It’s enough to make you break your keyboard… *Note to self, buy new backup keyboard*
The sheer inanity of the content of stations such as AFR is impressive. Needless to say, my steering wheel learned many expletives that it had never heard before. More than half of it would have any self respecting humanist having an apoplectic fit.
Face it, some people get their shit via shitty cheap coffee in the morning. Many christians save money and just turn on the fucking radio.
And now I return you to the sanity of Sanity Sirius Satellite channel, featuring content from George Carlin and Bill Hicks.