In a world dominated by magical thinking, superstition and religion, give yourself the benefit of doubt. This is one skeptic's view of the Universe.
"Tell people there’s an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure."
“If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed”.
“Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.”
The person who is certain, and who claims divine warrant for his certainty, belongs now to the infancy of our species. It may be a long farewell, but it has begun and, like all farewells, should not be protracted.
What I AM over joyed about however, its that after years of Republicans claiming that “Democrats are soft on terrorism”, Obama is looking LIKE A FUCKING BOSS right now. My joy is all less “hurray he’s dead!” and more “In your face, republicans”. Just another one of their campaign slogans proven to be complete bullshit.
If Bush had gotten him, they would’ve made it into the theme of the whole campaign but, of course, they will try to say that we “shouldn’t play politics” with this (because it doesn’t benefit them). But I’m sure we will hear all about how it was the policies of Bush that led to this, how Obama did nothing, and even that it’s all staged for the election or it’s a diversion to hide the fact that Obama himself is an undercover Muslim terrorist. Let the republican back peddling begin!