Preaching Babies

Just after getting home from meeting my new 12-day-old baby cousin for Thanksgiving, I was mighty disturbed to discover, courtesy of a friend, this charming thing on YouTube.

Most fantastic of all is not the video itself, but just how many preaching babies there are in the “Related Videos.” Richard Dawkins might be right about systematic child abuse.

Nathan Schneider is an editor of Killing the Buddha and writes about religion, reason, and violence for a variety of publications. He is also a founding editor of Waging Nonviolence. His first two books, published by University of California Press in 2013, are God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet and Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse. Visit his website at The Row Boat.