"We have now sunk to a depth at which re-statement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." Orwell
"Men are so simple of mind and so dominated by immediate needs that the deceitful man can easily find those ready to be deceived."
MachiavelliThe fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one... credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality.
The triumph of technology over taste?
Yes, but sorta cool, assuming the viewer lives at least a mile from any of them.
The triumph of technology over waste? Monkeys like shiney things.
Did you see this one Sid? I've seen this Gervais before but paid him little attention. I have to admit, this is an uncommonly good and quite funny.
Cory, You better watch how you talk about Our President(Peace be upon Him)Frank
An excellent essay, Sam. It says pretty much everything I've said and thought, but better and with more humor. I didn't slog through the comments, but I gather he didn't convince any believers. But as he said, and as I've said, the point isn't to convince people to lose faith; just to keep it where it belongs.
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