Rainn Wilson’s SoulPancake wants you to chew on life’s big questions

soulpancakelogoThis week, Rainn Wilson, mostly known as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s The Office, helped launch a new website called Soul Pancake. Rainn, a member of the Ba’hai Faith, explains that he wants to “de-lame-ify” talking about God and religion.

From SoulPancake:

Hi. I’m Rainn Wilson. I’m an actor. I helped create this here Web site, SoulPancake.

What is SoulPancake? Well, it’s more of a mission than a Web site…

We want to make discussions about Spirituality, Creativity, and Philosophy cool again. Were they ever cool? I have no idea. But it seems like a good idea. We want to engage the user to “Chew on Life’s Big Questions”™. (I was kidding about the ™ symbol; you can use that phrase however you want. Even to sell frozen taquitos.) Where do you go on the Interwebs if you want an irreverent, fun, and profound take on God and Art and the Soul and Faith and Beauty? Fox.com? Maybe. But maybe also here at SoulPancake.com.

Some of the questions include things like:

If you had one hour left on Earth, how would you spend it?

Do the imaginations of adults need a serious kick in the balls?

Should we be afraid of death?

Also this week, Rainn Wilson also went on Oprah’s Soul Series radio show to discuss the website’s launch and briefly discuss the Baha’i Faith.

You can listen/watch the interview in its entirety here.

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