Jessica at Ask an Islamicist (an excellent blog covering the modern secular study of Islam and particularly broader issues in the west’s engagement with Islam), wrote a great post today:
I love talking about religions. Religions are social constructs with histories and cultures and art and stories and participants. But talking ‘about religion’ is really only fun if you’re an 18-year-old freshman philosophy major who’s just stocked up on herbal refreshment.
Otherwise, these conversations always go the same way,
Its a long post, but fun and funny, and in my experience very true!
Except that I also have fun talking about religion, without the aid of weed.