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  •  Asimov was right... (16+ / 0-)

    "Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'"
     ― Isaac Asimov, in a column in Newsweek, 21 January 1980

    "When and if fascism comes to America...it will not even be called 'fascism'; it will be called, of course, 'Americanism'" --Professor Halford E. Luccock of Yale Divinity School; New York Times article from September 12, 1938, page 15

    by demongo on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 06:50:07 PM PST

    •  I was lucky enough to hear Ike (2+ / 0-)
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      zinger99, raincrow

      give his stump speech on evolution and stupid creationists at an sf con. It was brilliant and hilarious.  He wasn't the best writer--but he gave the best speeches.

      The last time we mixed religion and politics people got burned at the stake.

      by irishwitch on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 08:04:31 PM PST

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