This episode and the one after it, “Go God Go XII” (1013), are incredible.
When Mrs. Garrison refuses to teach evolution to her class, Richard Dawkins, renowned public atheist, is hired to explain evolution to the class. He and Mrs. Garrison, despite their differences, fall in love and decide to bully everyone into atheism.
In the meantime, Cartman, unable to wait for the Nintendo Wii, decides to freeze himself and reawaken in three weeks. However, an avalanche prevents his plan from working and he is awakened five-hundred years in the future – an atheist future! – that has been influenced by Dawkins and Garrison and is at war.
Will Cartman ever play the Wii? Will the future be atheist? Does God cause war or is it religious people who insist that they are right?
What did you think of this episode? Do you think that religion is inherently violent or do you think that people will always find something to fight about?
Don’t forget to come back here right after tonight’s new episode for my thoughts on episode 1209, “Breast Cancer Show Ever.”
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