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Pastor that encouraged eating live snakes is arrested and under investigation, his church burned

Originally published 26-July 2015, updated Eating live snakes? Not my, or any sane person’s, idea of a reasonable action. But, people really believe this stuff and follow this megalomaniac pastor into the abyss of uncritical thought. A 24-year-old self-styled South African prophet who allegedly commanded a snake to turn into chocolate, then had his parishioners feast…

Xocai update: They are gone

An update on our previous story on the Xocai chocolate company. Oops, I broke Xocai…* Two months ago it was concluded that the recruitment of Norwegian Xocai distributors had plummeted by 80%, from about 75 new Norwegain per week to about 15. The effect of the massive media attention this summer therefore had a tremendous…

Xocai is not okay! Legal threat against skeptical critic in Norway (Update: Xocai tries to cover their tracks)

Bloggers were threatened with million dollar lawsuit for blogging about “healthy chocolate”* Two bloggers feel they have been threatened and harassed by the company Sjokoservice Norway after having written critical blog posts about Xocai chocolate which advertises a range of health benefits if you eat the chocolate. The advertisement claimed among other things, that the…