Looking for a religion based on science aimed at atheists? Like being shouted at by a former gunnery sergeant in the USMC? Well, look no further! Your prayers have been answered. Created by a published writer with the aid of a former gunnery sergeant in the USMC, Messiahnism is a religion for the computer generation.
Science is the Daddy and Don’t You Forget It!
Messiahnism is not just for the computer generation. This religion is aimed squarely at atheists and agnostics. Some of you may be asking yourselves: why would atheists and agnostics even want a religion? Surely that’s a contradiction in terms? Surely that’s the very thing they’re trying to get away from. I asked myself the very same question. And I came up with a pretty good answer. Why should religion have all the fun when it comes to formulating weird, Harry Potter type theories about the universe and everything? Especially since there are branches of science and philosophy that can come up with theories that are even weirder sounding than the ones created by J. K. Rowling! No, it’s not impossible. Just read on and you’ll find out. These are theories based, not on some non-existent deity, but on the strongest and most rigorously tested of all the sciences. Theories seriously considered by some leading physicists. Science has hidden its brilliant light under a bushel for far too long. Now it’s time to show religion who really is the Daddy!
On the other hand, Messiahnism seeks to embrace people from other religions as well. And to anyone who may be tempted to change their theological allegiances, I have this simple message: they can rest assured that switching over to us can be a pretty painless. All they have to do is stop believing in a laid back deity who only talks to a chosen few and turns a blind eye to suffering. A deity who, his adherents claim, works in mysterious ways his wonders to perform. Ways so mysterious they often contradict the laws of logic and reasoning. A deity who asks you to replace common sense with blind faith. Once you’ve done that you can embrace Messiahnism and we’ll welcome you with open arms.
Messiahnism Meets the Big Green Killing Machine!
It was a chance meeting between a writer of comics and a former gunnery sergeant in the United States Marine Corps that ignited the spark that became Messiahnism. A fan of the film The Matrix, I’d read a book that had changed my views on what we call reality. The book, written by two eminent physicists, suggested that the next great leap in human knowledge could come from outside science. It was called The Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness. In it the authors suggested that in quantum physics scientific knowledge may be reaching its limits. And they wondered if non-scientists might provide the next breakthrough. Somewhat unwisely, (in the opinion of some), I took that as a challenge. My biggest problem is that science is based on mathematics and mathematics is a subject that’s totally alien to me. Which is a serious handicap to start with. So don’t expect any arcane equations. In fact, don’t expect any equations at all! Some science books promise you they’re so simple anyone can understand them. Yet they still stick in some numerical data. I begin to wonder if they’re obsessed with numbers. It seems very likely. But only a scientist can answer that one. No, you won’t find any equations in this book. Not even simple arithmetic.
Looking for Answers
So what about the Gunny? Who and what is he? Well, I’ll try and answer that. After being discharged from the Marine Corps Milton began looking for a job. He’d been trained as a combat journalist and a combat engineer but, neither occupation appealed to him. Instead, he decided to try his hand as a stand up comedian. There weren’t many former gunnery sergeant comedians and the public seemed to like his abrasive style. Pretty soon Milton was doing regular appearances at comedy clubs in New York. But life in the Big Apple didn’t appeal to him. Growing ever more dissatisfied with America, Milton decided to move to England. He’d dabbled briefly with religion, but marines are by nature pragmatics creatures and he found little solace in the Bible. But he was to find it in another religion after one of those chance meetings we like to describe as serendipity.