"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"It is impossible for me to say in my book one word about all that music has meant in my life. How then can I hope to be understood?--Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Monday, September 28, 2015

Compare and Contrast (Cheap Shot Dept.)

Pope Francis I in Philadelphia:

Richard Dawkins on Twitter:

@InYourFaceNYer Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world if you have the choice. — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins)
After all, heaven forbid you "[condemn] yourself as a mother (or yourselves as a couple) to a lifetime of caring for an adult with the needs of a child."  Or something even worse, like a child with cerebral palsy.

Yeah, the biggest problem in the world is religion.....


Blogger The Thought Criminal said...

Gee, maybe that's the solution, we propose that the incumbent mayor of Lewiston, Maine with his plan to drive out the disabled for the Simonyi Chair for The Public Understanding of Science at Oxford. Apparently his Neues Volk thinking is just the thing.

2:17 PM  

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