So often, people like to trot out the old truism of, “you have to respect people’s beliefs.”

But if those beliefs are ridiculous, why do we?

And if those ridiculous belies are religious, why do they get a special exemption from our usual ridiculous test?

I submit that ridiculous views do not have to be respected. And here’s a handy dandy, Bechdel style test for you to play with all your religious friends!