Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Why There (Almost) Certainly Is No God

Ol' Professor Dawkins is at it again. Unlike some people and organizations, he's willing to say "almost." From The Huffington Post.

And as he has been known to do recently, he makes mention to the His Holiness The Flying Spaghetti Monster.

America, founded in secularism as a beacon of eighteenth century enlightenment, is becoming the victim of religious politics, a circumstance that would have horrified the Founding Fathers. The political ascendancy today values embryonic cells over adult people. It obsesses about gay marriage, ahead of genuinely important issues that actually make a difference to the world. It gains crucial electoral support from a religious constituency whose grip on reality is so tenuous that they expect to be 'raptured' up to heaven, leaving their clothes as empty as their minds. More extreme specimens actually long for a world war, which they identify as the 'Armageddon' that is to presage the Second Coming. Read On, Christian Soldiers!!

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