[LMB] OT: Re: Politics??? Or the nature of reality?

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Wed Jun 16 12:02:34 BST 2021

> On Jun 15, 2021, at 11:21 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a friend who owns a Airbnb and she's currently hosting a group of
> Fundamentalist Baptists at her place. Well, she overheard the leader giving
> a lecture against evolution and a 13.8 billion year old universe in favor
> of the biblical universe and the evils of science. Incidentally he has a
> cell phone. I said, if he thinks science is evil then all the byproducts of
> science should be evil like his cellphone. We had a brief chuckle.

Voltaire: “Those Who Can Make You Believe Absurdities, Can Make You Commit Atrocities”

So those attitudes are  perhaps a matter for dread rather than laughter.

“That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”

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