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The Decline of Western Society is Complete

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It can sink no lower.

Inside Higher Ed has a story about an Illinois university which has decided to make ‘League of Legends’ a varsity sport and award a number of scholarships to boot:

In the latest blow to the nerd-jock distinction, an Illinois university has added video games to its varsity sports lineup.Robert Morris University-Illinois, a 7,000-student private institution with its main campus in Chicago, announced this month that it would incorporate eSports – organized video-game competitions – into its athletic program. Starting in September, League of Legends players will join hockey goalies, quarterbacks and point guards as varsity athletes at the Chicago campus. The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.League of Legends is an online multiplayer battle-arena video game. More than 27 million people play it each day, according to Riot Games, which developed the game.The Chicago-based university, which has no affiliation with Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, is the first institution in the country to assign varsity status to a video game.The university plans to offer between 45 and 50 athletic scholarships to incoming gamers, said Kurt Melcher, the university’s associate athletic director. The scholarships will pay for 50 percent of tuition and 50 percent of room and board for members of the League of Legends team.

There it is.  That’s the end of us all.

Written by Jim

July 24, 2014 at 07:28

Posted in mockery, Modern Culture

‘Christian’ Rap and the ‘Rappers’ Who ‘Rap’

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I know- the title makes little sense.  But that’s fitting, since neither does the entire concept of Christian Rap which, like Christian ‘pop’ and ‘rock’, is a sort of music performed by persons who can’t make it in mainstream music, so they change a few words in their songs, profess faith, and become ‘stars’ among the alternative Christian emergent seeker sensitive prosperity gospel lot.

And if they can’t make it there, they return to their former habitat after questing for fame by ‘abandoning their faith’ (because atheism, like homosexuality, sells).

A popular rapper who admitted to being worshiped by fans and who once claimed to have ‘found God’ and professedly ‘hopped to Christianity’ has released a profanity-laced video claiming that he has fallen away from the faith.

“If Hell is truly Your pit of fire and I get thrown in it, I’ma probably regret the fact that I ever wrote this [expletive],” Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known to fans as “Hopsin,” raps in a new song called Ill Mind of Hopsin 7. “I hopped to Christianity so strongly, then I fell out. Now I’m avoiding questions like a scared dog with his tail down.”

In 2012, during an interview with HardKnock TV, Hopsin stated that he had turned to God and wanted to follow a path of holiness.

“I feel like God is just telling me what I need to do and He’s showing me the light,” he explained. “I’ve been working on my relationship with God … [and] it gets to a point where you don’t want to walk down the sinful road anymore.”

Christianity as publicity stunt.  Hell burns hotter for such.

“I have found God and I see things differently,” Hopsin continued. “I feel like God is going, ‘No, don’t lose hope ’cause these humans are driven by the ways of the flesh and they are all brainwashed.’ God is saying, ‘Just stick with Me, Marcus, and everything is going to be good. Just follow My lead and everything is going to be good.’”

Please shut up and never talk about theological themes again Mr Spin.

But he also commented on how he had observed the youth praise and worship him as a performer on stage.

“They praised me,” Hopsin said. “They almost worshiped me, and it threw my mind off because I’ve never been in that type of situation or position in my whole entire life.”

Insert copious amounts of vomit here.

Written by Jim

July 23, 2014 at 11:52

Gee Mr Obama, It’s Nice of You to Feel So Strongly…

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Might it have occurred to you to tell him to stop?

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July 20, 2014 at 14:58

Posted in misery, mockery

Oops… a Bit of False Prophecy…

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Uh oh science…. That’s a real bummer. You seem to have as good a grasp on predicting the future as Harold Camping did…

Maybe they’ll just keep changing the date. You know, like Harold did…

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Written by Jim

July 19, 2014 at 21:51

The RHE School of ‘Exegesis’ as Cleverly Illustrated by RHE II

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@TheFakeEvans: The 1st step in being feminist is using this Bible highlighter on verses like Gen 3:16, 1 Cor 11:9,14:34, & Eph 5:24.

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Because it’s all about shedding inconveniences…

Written by Jim

July 19, 2014 at 21:27

In a Few Hours Argentina Will Lose to the Netherlands

Here’s why-

BsHpvc9CIAAQc3Hvia liveseoccertv.com

Written by Jim

July 9, 2014 at 13:41

Posted in mockery, soccer

The Mystery of Brazil’s Loss Solved

Via Joel Watts on the facebook:

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Written by Jim

July 9, 2014 at 08:17

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My Favorite Twitter Parody- Rachel Held Evans II

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Spot on mockery at its finest.

Written by Jim

July 4, 2014 at 08:13

Posted in mockery, twitter

A New Shipment of Senators and Representatives is Headed to Washington…

Good work, ‘Merica

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Written by Jim

June 26, 2014 at 07:22

Posted in mockery, Politics

Ok, #LuisSuarez, You Deserve All This Mockery

Sports Nation has the 10 best reactions to Suarez the biter-  Here are my favs-

Written by Jim

June 24, 2014 at 18:05

Posted in mockery

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