FSM

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AcronymDefinition
FSMFinite State Machine
FSMFantasy Sports and Mathematics
FSMFlying Spaghetti Monster
FSMFederated States of Micronesia (ISO Country code)
FSMFórum Social Mundial (World Social Forum)
FSMFilm Score Monthly (Los Angeles, CA)
FSMFinance and Strategic Management (various organizations)
FSMFamily Security Matters (Washington, DC)
FSMFree School Meal (various locations)
FSMFluid and Solid Mechanics (various schools)
FSMFunctional Safety Management (product certification)
FSMFuel Supply Module
FSMFree Speech Movement
FSMForgetting Sarah Marshall (movie)
FSMFriends School of Minnesota (St. Paul, MN)
FSMFédération des Spécialités Médicales (French: Federation of Medical Specialties)
FSMFlight Schedule Monitor
FSMFunctional Size Measurement
FSMFusion Splicing Machine (Fujikura)
FSMFondazione Salvatore Maugeri (Italian: Salvatore Maugeri Foundation)
FSMFont Scaling Manager
FSMFile System Migrator
FSMFlash Sector Manager
FSMFlat Shadow Mask
FSMFast Storage Manager
FSMFabryka Samochodow Malolitrazowych
FSMFederación Sindical Mundial (Spanish)
FSMFaculté des Sciences de la Motricité (French: School of Movement Sciences; Belgium)
FSMFree Spirit Media (Chicago, IL)
FSMField Service Management
FSMFédération Syndicale Mondiale (French)
FSMFood Service Management (US Navy)
FSMFranciscan Sisters of Mary (religious order)
FSMFranciscan Sisters of Mary (Religious Order of Catholic Women)
FSMForces Sous-Marines (French: Submarine Forces)
FSMFileNet System Monitor (IBM)
FSMField Strength Meter
FSMFast Steering Mirror
FSMFull Screen Mode
FSMFirst Stone Ministries (Oklahoma City, OK)
FSMFactory Service Manual
FSMFactory Scheduled Maintenance (vehicles; various companies)
FSMForerunner School of Ministry (Alabama)
FSMFaculté des Sciences de Meknès (French: Meknes School of Sciences; Meknes, Morocco)
FSMFrente Sindical Mexicano (Spanish: Mexican Labor Front)
FSMField Sales Manager
FSMFire Safety Manager
FSMFinancial Services Marketing
FSMFine Scale Modeler (Magazine)
FSMFirmware Support Manual
FSMFlorida School of Massage
FSMFull Spectrum Media (various locations)
FSMFresh Start Ministries (Orlando, FL)
FSMFinal Subdivision Map
FSMFire Science Management (college program)
FSMFédération Suisse des Masseurs (French: Swiss Federation of Massage; Switzerland)
FSMFundación Sierra Madre (Spanish: Seirra Madre Foundation; Guatemala)
FSMFour Star Mary (band)
FSMFleet Services Manager (job title)
FSMFabless Semiconductor Management (Tensoft, Inc.)
FSMFort Smith, AR, USA - Fort Smith Municipal (Airport Code)
FSMFunctional Systems Manager
FSMFinal Stage Manufacturer
FSMFDDI Switching Module
FSMFinite State Markov (model)
FSMFacility Sustainment Model
FSMFrequency Shift Modulation
FSMFeasible Successor Metrics
FSMFederalist Society Member (politics)
FSMFixed Survey Meter
FSMFull Service Manual
FSMFemale Seeking Male
FSMFreiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter eV
FSMFeature Space Mapping (neural networks)
FSMFashion Square Mall
FSMFrequent Structure Mining
FSMFlats Sorting Machine
FSMFrame Service Module
FSMFirst Servicing Mission
FSMForward State Metric (computing)
FSMForward Site Modernization
FSMFuel Supply Manifold
FSMFleet SIPRNET Messaging
FSMFoodorama Supermarkets
FSMFilm Sealing Machine
FSMFan Scroll Motor (automotive HVAC)
FSMFungal Spores Monitor
FSMFolded Sideband Modulation
FSMFunctional Specification Mapping
FSMfeature structure matrix
FSMFault Summary Message
FSMFemtocell Station Modem Chipset (Qualcomm)
FSMFully Surrendered Ministries Inc (Modesto, California)
FSMFolded Sheet Material
FSMFlight Simulation Monitor
FSMFixed Slope Matching
FSMFactor, Sub-Factor, Metric (software quality metrics model)
FSMFabricated Sheet Metal
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The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster was founded in Kansas in 2005 as a way to protest the state Board of Education's decision to incorporate "intelligent de sign" into public school science curricula.
Ian Harris, of the Church of the <B Flying Spaghetti Monster, with the photo-ID driving licence picture the DVLA rejected
Tasty, even, if you happen to be a "pastafarian" who believes the universe was created by the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Other displays included a "Festivus" pole--a reference to a fictional holiday made famous by the "Seinfeld" sitcom--and a depiction of the "Flying Spaghetti Monster," a deity much beloved by adherents of a parody religion.
Santa still got his due, but the tone of the tradition changed considerably, with tributes to the Flying Spaghetti Monster (shown below), Poseidon, and the devil, along with a collection of inspirational secular quotes.
ABC News reports that Talk Like A Pirate Day is also a holiday for "Pastafarians, or those who adhere to the beliefs of the satirical (http://www.venganza.org/) Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster ."
I say the Flying Spaghetti Monster did it, and three thousand years of the wisest philosophers' and theologians' arguments support my claim equally well.
BEHOLD THE Flying Spaghetti Monster, noodle-god of the Pastafarians.
The rotunda in 2013 housed a nativity scene, an atheist-themed message, a six-foot tall "Festivus Pole" made of beer cans and a rendering of the Pastafarian Flying Spaghetti Monster --yet the Temple was denied access on the grounds that the proposed display was offensive.
"Pastafarian" is the name adopted by individuals who consider themselves members of (http://www.venganza.org/) the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. The faith, based in satire, promotes a message that "the only dogma allowed in the Church of Flying Spaghetti Monster is the rejection of dogma." Members believe in the existence of a flying omnipotent Speghetti Monster.
Christian organizations like the American Family Association and Concerned Women for America believe gangsta rap is almost as much of a threat to society as gay marriage, but when was the last time you heard 50 Cent give a shout-out to that faux-deity of so many atheist in-jokes, the Flying Spaghetti Monster? God and Jesus, on the other hand, are hip-hop icons, praised more often than Grandmaster Flash and Hennessy cognac.
The state approved a nativity scene, the Flying Spaghetti Monster, and several other religious and secular displays.