The question in the title should make sense to you at about the 35 minute mark.
The Unbuckling the Bible Belt podcast
The Promoting Secular Feminism Podcast
Really long blog post where I talk about seeing Neil deGrasse-Tyson speak.
Dead tree version of Bible Myths and Their Parallels in Other Religions.
Wiki entry on the Essenes
Ginsburg's book on the Essenes
Okay, this site kind of makes me think that maybe the Megabyzae were gigolos
Wiki entry on sacred prostitution
Edicts of Ashoka