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1 The Church of The Flying Spaghetti Monster Roam Yocham Comp App 1 Per. 3

2 The Flying Spaghetti Monster The Spaghedeity Extremely modest Created the world! Wrote the 8 I’d Really Rather You Didn’ts Pirates are His chosen people

3 Pastafarianism It’s not a joke, it’s a legitimate religion The letter that started it all: – Written by Bobby Henderson in 2005 – Response to the Kansas School Board’s proposition – Argued that his beliefs should be taught alongside those of others

4 Pastafarianism (cont.) General Beliefs: – Pirates=Holiest of the Holy – Friday is a Religious Holiday – Do not take themselves too seriously

5 The Eight “I’d Really Rather You Didn’ts” 1.Act holier-than-thou to those that choose not to believe in me 2.Use my existence to oppress, subjugate, and/or be mean to others 3.Judge people for the way they look 4.Indulge in conduct that offends yourself 5.Challenge the bigoted, misogynist, hateful ideas of others on an empty stomach 6.Build Multimillion-dollar churches/temples/mosques/shrines in my honor 7.Go around telling people I talk to you, you’re not that interesting 8.Choose not to practice safe sex

6 Pirates The original Pastafarians Amount of pirates is directly related to global warming Honored on Halloween and Talk Like a Pirate Day, among others

7 Holidays Other Holidays Halloween International Talk Like a Pirate Day Friday Pastafarianism Pastover Ramendan Holiday Mainstream Religions Passover/Easter Ramadan Christmas

8 Religion In the US

9 Controversy Dog tags Pirate regalia Pasta Strainer http://

10 The Cultural Phenomenon Thousands of followers – Mainly located on college campuses and in Europe Arts – Many renditions of the FSM created

11 Appearances In Television & Literature Futurama The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins Atheist Universe by David Mills http://en.wikipedia.org

12 Scientific Thumbs Ups! Andrew D Pohlman, RN Guy Davies PhD Computer Science, Royal Institute of Technology Dmitry Kaplan, PhD Tom Durkin, PhD Charles E. Lance, PhD, Professor of Psychology Jeff Young, PhD Gerard S. Harbison, Professor of Chemistry, UNL, Lincoln, Nebraska Jobst Meyer, PhD, Professor of Behavioral Genetics Dr Mark Hutchinson (Adelaide, South Australia) Roy Smith, PhD Simon Harrison Chen, Lic. (London, UK) Gwendolynn Sue Daniels, PhD S. Bilson-Thompson, PhD (Australia) Daniel M. Gallagher, M.A., Educator Matthew L. Scully, Aerospace engineer Craig Behnke, PhD Alison Bernstein G.S. Barkin, PhD, Asst. Professor of Anthropology Gregory Sword, PhD Chris Westbury, PhD Rev. E. Wayne Ross, PhD

13 Works Cited Flying Spaghetti Monster. 2012. 15 December 2011. Henderson, Bobby. The Church Of The Flying Spaghetti Monster. 2012. 15 December 2011. —. The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. New York: Villard, 2006. Peralta, Eyder. Austrian Man Wins Right To Wear Pasta Strainer In License Photo. 13 July 2011. 19 December 2011.

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