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*[https://www.goodfood.com.au/recipes/news/pork-overtakes-beef-in-consumption-in-australia-20170412-gvjhjs Pork overtakes beef in consumption in Australia]
 
*[https://www.goodfood.com.au/recipes/news/pork-overtakes-beef-in-consumption-in-australia-20170412-gvjhjs Pork overtakes beef in consumption in Australia]
 
== Health risks of eating pork ==
 
 
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== United Church of Bacon ==
 
== United Church of Bacon ==
  
''See also:'' [[Atheism and mockery]] and [[Penn Jillette]]
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''See also:'' [[United Church of Bacon]] and [[Atheism and mockery]] and [[Penn Jillette]]
  
 
[[File:Penn Jillette TAM.JPG|thumbnail|220px|right|[[Penn Jillette]] ]]
 
[[File:Penn Jillette TAM.JPG|thumbnail|220px|right|[[Penn Jillette]] ]]
[[Fox News]] reported:
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''Metro'' reported about the [[United Church of Bacon]]:
{{Cquote|For some eating [[bacon]] is a religious experience. But in [[Las Vegas]], there’s a group dedicated to the worship of the cured pork.
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{{Cquote|The mocking religion was founded in [[Las Vegas]] by atheist John Whiteside in 2010 as a protest to fight discrimination against atheists. Followers given titles such as ‘Bacon Prophet’, ‘Institutionalized Thought Leader’ and ‘Funkmaster General’. A statement on the United Church of [[Bacon]] website reads: ‘Officiates in the United Church of Bacon can perform legal weddings for those who don’t want [[God]] in their ceremony.
  
Founded in 2010, the United Church of Bacon now claims nearly 10,000 members worldwide and is based on beliefs that include its followers must love the smell of bacon.
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‘We’ll bring creative suggestions to make your wedding even more magical. Or if you already have a plan, we will follow your lead.’ The United Church of Bacon was slammed by religious groups after putting up several billboards around Las Vegas But John said: ‘We enjoy people mocking us. We mock ourselves. This isn’t supposed to offend anyone.’<ref>[https://metro.co.uk/2015/09/13/church-of-bacon-sees-rush-of-new-members-after-free-wedding-offer-5389265/ Church of Bacon sees rush of new members after free wedding offer], ''Metro''</ref>}}
  
“Bacon is a way to bring people together, even if you are religious, there’s no discrimination. You can have a god before bacon,” said church founder and ex-Marine John Whiteside. “I like pigs in a blanket, that’s great, I like donuts and bacon, any type of bacon is great.”
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See also: [[Atheism and mockery]]
  
The organization uses bacon's popularity to bring together a “church” of non-believers. But, it was really formed to promote the rights of atheists and religious skeptics. One of its founding members is Whiteside’s longtime friend, [[Penn Jillette]] --from the illusionist team Penn and Teller.<ref>[https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/atheists-worship-pork-at-the-self-proclaimed-church-of-bacon Atheists worship pork at the self-proclaimed Church of Bacon]</ref>}}
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== Health risks of eating pork ==
  
See also: [[Atheism and mockery]]
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*[[Health risks of eating pork]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:22, 11 September 2019

A very significant portion of atheists eat pork - especially Chinese atheists.

As can be seen below, a very significant portion of atheists eat pork - especially Chinese atheists.

The current atheist population mostly resides in East Asia (particularly China) and in secular Europe/Australia among whites.[1] See: Western atheism and race

China, atheism and pork eating

See also: Asian atheism and China and atheism

Political boundaries of Asia

Razib Khan points out in Discover Magazine, "most secular nations in the world are those of East Asia, in particular what are often termed 'Confucian societies'. It is likely therefore that the majority of the world’s atheists are actually East Asian."[2] See: Asian atheism

China has the world's largest atheist population and practices state atheism.[3][4]

East Asia contains about 25 percent of the world’s population. China’s population represents 20 percent of the people on earth.[5]

China is a nation of pork eaters

Secular Europe and pork eating

See also: Secular Europe

Europe and pork eating

Irreligion, Australia and pork eating

See also: Irreligion in Australia

Australia and pork eating

United Church of Bacon

See also: United Church of Bacon and Atheism and mockery and Penn Jillette

Metro reported about the United Church of Bacon:

The mocking religion was founded in Las Vegas by atheist John Whiteside in 2010 as a protest to fight discrimination against atheists. Followers given titles such as ‘Bacon Prophet’, ‘Institutionalized Thought Leader’ and ‘Funkmaster General’. A statement on the United Church of Bacon website reads: ‘Officiates in the United Church of Bacon can perform legal weddings for those who don’t want God in their ceremony.

‘We’ll bring creative suggestions to make your wedding even more magical. Or if you already have a plan, we will follow your lead.’ The United Church of Bacon was slammed by religious groups after putting up several billboards around Las Vegas But John said: ‘We enjoy people mocking us. We mock ourselves. This isn’t supposed to offend anyone.’[6]

See also: Atheism and mockery

Health risks of eating pork

See also

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