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lapfog_1

(29,247 posts)
1. excellent!
Sun Jan 15, 2017, 10:27 AM
Jan 2017

"When a 3,000-year-old book that was written by uneducated, pre-scientific people, subject to translation innumerable times, edited with political and economic pressures from popes and kings, is given higher intellectual authority than facts arrived at from a rigorous, self-critical, constantly re-evaluating system that can and does correct mistakes, no amount of understanding, no amount of respect, no amount of evidence is going to change their minds, assuage their fears."

Yes, and even worse is that these morons in rural uneducated America use the "self-critical, constantly re-evaluating" scientific method against itself... saying things like "in the seventies, climate scientists told us about the coming ice age!"

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