Most Supreme Court cases are as dry as a particle-board sandwich. But not the one you can read about here
. That's because this case involves a genuine wackjob cult named Summum, which believes, amongst other things, in sacred mummification of pets.
A visit to their site
will be time well spent.
Listed in chronological order. Newest comments at the end.
Corky? Really? They followed a religious leader named Corky? Hardly rings of deific inspiration, does it?
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 11/13/08 at 11:38 AM
So, just laying them out in the desert won't do the trick any more?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/13/08 at 11:38 AM
kingmonkey - I think we've already established here at WU that super religious people are not known for using their brains a whole lot and I'm pretty sure that goes to the next level squared for cult followers
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 11/13/08 at 12:21 PM
I may offend with this comment but I don't see any difference between this or any other religion. To me they're all cults (which by definition they are anyhow not just my opinion).
Posted by Madd Maxx on 11/13/08 at 12:43 PM
MM - "I may offend with this comment"...... Like you care
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 11/13/08 at 12:48 PM
Hey! I care...LOL...you're right...I can't even type that BS without laughing.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 11/13/08 at 12:55 PM
Since when do you care about offending, MM?
I think it's got to be an "all or none" type thing. If you're going to allow a giant statue of the 10 commandments, then they should get their Seven Aphorisms statue, Jews should get a Star of David (or whatever), Muslims should get a statue of Allah, and I should get a statue of the nine-pointed star or Greatest Name.
You can't go around proclaiming that each sect is not valid, because they ALL believe their beliefs are legitimate.
Posted by KW in Dallas, TX on 11/13/08 at 12:59 PM
I prefer none at all, myself, Edgar. I don't want someone else's religion being shoved down my throat at every turn.
Posted by KW in Dallas, TX on 11/13/08 at 04:04 PM
Did anyone happen to go to the website and get the prices for mummification of your pet?? I love my dog, but $100k+ for mummifying him is out of the question.
Posted by KW in Dallas, TX on 11/13/08 at 04:05 PM
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