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  •  Don't people know the difference between a theory (5+ / 0-)

    and a hypothesis?

    "It were a thousand times better for the land if all Witches, but especially the blessing Witch, might suffer death." qtd by Ehrenreich & English. For Her Own Good, Two Centuries of Expert's Advice to Women pp 40

    by GreenMother on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 05:33:22 PM PDT

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    •  Because to learn that... (4+ / 0-)

      ...one has to take science classes seriously, and since science is an obvious threat to me because it challenges my religion, I must reject science and thus not pay any attention in science class. By ignoring science, I'm protecting my God, who's so weak and vulnerable that he needs me to protect him.

      •  You are suggesting a consciousness that I don't (2+ / 0-)
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        allie4fairness, suspiciousmind

        often see in college courses. Therefore, it cannot even be that good.

        Most kids pretend to be dumber than they are, so people will like them.

        After a while it ceases to be an act. Religion just gloms after the fact.

        "It were a thousand times better for the land if all Witches, but especially the blessing Witch, might suffer death." qtd by Ehrenreich & English. For Her Own Good, Two Centuries of Expert's Advice to Women pp 40

        by GreenMother on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 11:59:26 PM PDT

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