Russian citizen Andrei Filin challenged the Russian government to deny him his right to wear the trademark headwear of his pasta god’s church, the sacred colander. Surprisingly, the state allowed Filin to win.The pastafarians are a fake religion, whose purpose is to attack real religions and to make a mockery of religious liberty, largely so that it will be stamped out. It's nice to see them get served up a nice helping of justice on occasion.
But Russia, refusing to be made a fool of, found a way to keep Filin honest about his supposed religious doctrine.
“The next time he is stopped by the traffic police, if he doesn’t have a pasta strainer on his head, his license will be taken from him,” said Vladimir Kuzin, deputy chief of Moscow’s State Traffic inspectorate.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Every Once in a While
Every once in a while, justice is served, and it is sweet. This time, it happened in Russia: