Religion in SF

I09 says something non-hateful about Religion. In other news: Hell freezes over

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I don't much like the IO9 website. I've mentioned that before. Yes, they're huge and sprawling and successful and have resources and financial backing that we at Republibot openly envy, but they're generally sloppy in their reporting, and they're surprisingly closed-minded for an SF site.

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Is Baltar's Religious Cult Full Of Crap? (Studies in Character Erosion)

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Can we talk about Baltar for a moment?

Seriously, am I the only one who feels like the writers have sort of lost their bead on him, and the character has completely crapped out as a result? Pretty much ever since his trial - actually during the trial - the writers seemed to loose a solid concept on what to do with the man, so they quickly turned him in to an ineffectual Hugh Heffner-like cult leader, where he spouts new-agey twaddle like this by way of sermonizing:

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