In 2005, Bobby Henderson wrote a letter to the Kansas board of education suggesting that if Christian creationism is taught in schools, his theistic view should be too: that a Flying Spaghetti Monster created the universe.
And so, Pastafarianism was born. The Internet-based social movement spread rapidly as a critique of anti-science fundamentalism, but in some corners of the world like New Zealand, Pastafarianism became recognized by the government as a religious order, with all accompanying rights and privileges.
This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) talk with Prime Minesteroni Karen Martyn, an ordained minister of the Church, who has officiated numerous pasta-themed weddings within the legal borders of New Zealand.
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