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    evidence.  They hold several contradictory ideas in their head simultaneously - as they were likely taught to.  

    It really would be (and is) enough to drive a person crazy.  If you can have firm belief in something you cannot prove, touch, see, or feel - you can also believe other things simply because you are directed to do so.

    Science is so incredibly important.  It's theory, facts, explanations, reasons, evidence.  Much of it is indisputable and proven, and that which is not yet proven will be denied or affirmed in time - and that's how science works.  If we followed the logic of Rick Santorum for instance,  to the end point or extreme - people would be ordered to believe that the Sun revolves around the Earth, or that stars are nothing more than light shining through holes in the shell that holds the world.  Flat earthers too.

    I call it willful ignorance.

    #OccupyOMC - "We have a permit, its called The Constitution".

    by Evolutionary on Fri Feb 10, 2012 at 07:58:32 PM PST

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