“Unlike Scientology, which is based on empirically verifiable scientific tenets, Fictionology’s central principles are essentially fairy tales with no connection to reality,” the AIR [American Institute of Religions] report read.
Believers in Santa Claus, his elves, or the Tooth Fairy are permitted – even encouraged – to view them as deities. Even corporate mascots like the Kool-Aid Man are valid objects of Fictionological worship.
“Sure, it’s total bullshit,” Jurgenson added. “But that’s Fictionology. Praise Batman!”