Saturday, September 04, 2010

The Stupid! It Burns! (terrorist edition)

the stupid! it burns! Atheist preachers, prophets and killers
Writing for the Discovery Institute, David Klinghoffer pointed out that Darwinian theory has a strange effect on people who are “crazy, wicked, or both.” He’s correct, but he might as well have said “belief” or “philosophy” has a strange effect on people who are crazy, wicked or both.
I have to agree: if we all gave ourselves lobotomies, if nobody dabbled in the black arts of "beliefs" and "philosophy", the world would be a much more peaceful place. Perhaps author Wayne Laugesen would like to volunteer to be first.


  1. Well anyone who's crazy would react eccentrically to anything.. Someone who's wicked would react malevolently to anything... Right?

  2. Yeah, V, that's kinda the point. :-)

  3. I wish I could reprint the whole article; every paragraph is an exercise in burning stupidity.


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