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  •  Then there's the desire to mind-control people (1+ / 0-)
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    by way of fear and superstition that appeals to them.

    Science undermines superstition and helps people to escape fear of the unknown. When that happens they lose control of their electorate.

    So, they must help out the religious leaders by making their claims appear legit. And at this point, if people start to actually believe the science, then the republicans and far right religious leaders start to look like the liars they are.

    The GOP has a lot at stake when it comes to maintaining the reputation of those espousing superstition as well as the superstition itself.

    Vote Tea Party Taliban! Bring the Burqa to America.

    by Pescadero Bill on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 09:44:30 AM PST

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