Asked at Rollick’s Internet Café in Old Town Salinas
Thursday, March 9, 2006
Q: IF YOU WERE TO INVENT A RELIGION, WHAT WOULD ITS MAIN PURPOSE BE?
Follow-up: What would you call your
KELLY MAHER | Sign Language Interpreter | Salinas
A: To lead and give guidance to all indecisive people of the world. We would summon the Great God of Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, who possesses mighty decision-making powers.
Follow-up: The Congregation of Indecisive
GARY JONES | Retired Teacher | Salinas
A: The worship of me. All people would have to pay 10 percent of their incomes to me in exchange for my blessings. I would live in a palatial estate on the Central Coast. There would be an annual gift-drive for me so that my followers could prove their unwavering devotion.
JARED WEBB | Salvation Army Volunteer | Salinas
A: The worship of bluegrass music. You pray by sitting around a campfire and drinking cheap beer while singing and strumming a banjo. Followers make pilgrimages to West Virginia or Nashville. The upright bass would be God.
Follow-up: Bluegrass Revival.