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BibleStocksnapper / Dreamstime.comThe Chinese has stepped up its efforts against Christians and Muslims and other religious believers, and according to one officer, they have even instituted a point system and quotas for arrests of religious believers. Each police station is evaluated quarterly. They get points for the number of believers arrested, their faith and for any leadership positions the people they arrest hold. They get the most points for members of the Falun Gong and the Church of the Almighty Gong. A station chief who doesn't meet his quota can be fired.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    You know who else attempted to purge any religion beyond the state? Oh, wait, that was also the Chinese. A few times.

  • Liberty Lover||

    All should pray to the Almighty State? That is a benevolent god? Sure!

  • SQRLSY One||

    +^ +1!!! Liberty Lover gets it!!!

    Scienfoology Song… GAWD = Government Almighty's Wrath Delivers

    Government loves me, This I know,
    For the Government tells me so,
    Little ones to GAWD belong,
    We are weak, but GAWD is strong!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    My Nannies tell me so!

    GAWD does love me, yes indeed,
    Keeps me safe, and gives me feed,
    Shelters me from bad drugs and weed,
    And gives me all that I might need!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    My Nannies tell me so!

    DEA, CIA, KGB,
    Our protectors, they will be,
    FBI, TSA, and FDA,
    With us, astride us, in every way!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    Yes, Guv-Mint loves me!
    My Nannies tell me so!

  • This Machine Chips Fascists||

    TONIGHT ONLY
    AT CLUB AS ABOVE
    THE METAL DISC TOUR
    FEATURING
    THE CHURCH OF THE ALMIGHTY GONG
    Special Guests
    FALLEN GONG
    Doors at 8

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    Radical. Put me on the guest list.

  • C. S. P. Schofield||

    *Listens for outrage from the Progressive Left*

    *Crickets chirping*

  • Ordinary Person||

    Whatever. Human rights take a backseat, remember?

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    Fuck off, positive rights Hihn.

  • Longtobefree||

    They are too busy taking notes - - - - - -

  • $park¥ The Misanthrope||

    the Church of the Almighty Gong

    This sounds like a kick-ass religion.

  • Bearded Spock||

    Would a televangelist broadcast for this religion be called...wait for it..."The Gong Show?"

    Thank you, thank you, I'll be here all week.

  • Still Curmudgeoned (Nunya)||

    Reverend you reading this one? Admit this is the kind of religion you can get behind.

  • Conchfritters||

    Confucius say, man who fart in church gets his ass arrested and tortured in jail.

  • darkflame||

    Fairly certain Charles just can't type and meant to put "Church of the Almighty God", not gong, as that's another chinese religion that the authorities hate. It has a kickass official name though, which is "Eastern Lightning".

  • Mongo||

    They get the most points for members of the Falun Gong and the Church of the Almighty Gong

    Confucius say: "Man who score more points wins Gong Show."

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    "War."

    - Sun Tzu

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