Andrew Sullivan in The Daily Dish in The Atlantic reminds us that PZ Myers is “The Other Terry Jones.” He even provides a link to Myers, “The Great Desecration” posting in his Pharyngula blog. PZ Myers is a university professor and a particularly extremist type among the so-called New Atheists.
Here is a sample from that link:
However, inspired by an old woodcut of Jews stabbing the host, I thought of a simple, quick thing to do: I pierced it [the consecrated communion wafer or host stolen during a Catholic Mass] with a rusty nail (I hope Jesus’s tetanus shots are up to date). And then I simply threw it in the trash, followed by the classic, decorative items of trash cans everywhere, old coffeegrounds and a banana peel. My apologies to those who hoped for more, but the worst I can do is show my unconcerned contempt. By the way, I didn’t want to single out just the cracker, so I nailed it to a few ripped-out pages from the Qur’an and The God Delusion. They are just paper. Nothing must be held sacred.
Here is the full article on PZ Myers blog: The Great Desecration : Pharyngula