Sweden may not condone file-sharing—it’s still illegal—but the country is officially OK with belief in the practice. Some 3,000 passionate file-sharers have gotten their beliefs recognized as an official religion. The Missionary Church of Kopimism—as in, “copy-me-ism”—has sought official status in Sweden since 2010, and it’s finally won the battle, TorrentFreak reports. The decision follows a pair of rejections; authorities wanted Kopimism to define its prayer practices.
And that’s not the worst part. The worst part is found in the story survey-
Yup- 52% of the people reading the story think it’s a fine idea… Imbeciles. That thump you just heard was me hurtling a screaming geek into the fiery pit.
Prayer: As you can see, dear God, people aren’t getting smarter or better, they’re getting dumber and worse. Feel free to call it all off. Your friends, the sane.
- Sweden Recognizes File Sharing as an Official Religion (techland.time.com)