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Message 9 of 9 (728533)
05-30-2014 4:31 AM
Reply to: Message 6 by New Cat's Eye
05-29-2014 12:35 PM

Catholic Scientist writes:

People will say anything, but that doesn't mean they actually believe it.

I think the main reason that happens, is at least in West Texas, people don't even know why they believe in anything other than being told to by some authority figure, regardless of integrity. If one can't read a subtitled movie, how does one read Kant, Spinoza, Plato, or for that matter even the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights, or -- heaven forbid -- the Bible. You have to admit, the individuals posting here are outliers relative to the general population.

I know most people in the USA are too busy preserving their at-risk jobs, trying to juggle career and family, trying to pay for medical issues, to even be bothered by polls. They are apt to say anything to get these annoyances out of their face. Through lack of time and therefore information, they are manipulated into voting for the source of their misery.

For a bit of irony, my sister, a group leader at LANL, is utterly astounded anyone questions the basics of physical science or evolution, deep history, or climate change, even though she is at the Lutheran Church every Sunday morning -- ask anyone in Los Alamos, including the bartenders, custodians, and cab drivers -- they will be equally astounded -- different world.

Edited by anglagard, : Clarity and grammar

Edited by anglagard, : spellin' as usual

Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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