It appears that there is a crisis of faith among atheists these days. We pointed recently to survey results showing that 21 percent of atheists believed in God. Now comes news that the atheist government of Nepal has appointed a 6-year-old girl as a "living goddess" in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. She began her divine reign today at the auspicious time of 11:39 a.m.
Oh, and she will be home schooled.
In related development in the ancient city of Washington, in the capitalist country of the United States, the Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson was granted unprecedented economic powers in a massive government bail out of the financial industry.