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  •  Why did you need to say "blind worship"? (0+ / 0-)

    My comment is not about personalities or deities of any kind.  Only about comparisons of motive.

    Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. --Mark Twain

    by SottoVoce on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 06:38:01 AM PDT

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    •  You have not the slightest idea what their (2+ / 0-)
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      motives actually are.

      You cannot scry out what occurs in their hearts or minds.

      You can judge what they say, you can judge what they do.  That's it.

      Mayan culture was strong enough to save the Mayan people from Mayan civilization.

      by JesseCW on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 07:54:34 AM PDT

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      •  I'll agree with your point about not (0+ / 0-)

        knowing what's in people's hearts and minds, any more than you can suss what is in my heart and in my mind.  How that translates to "blind worship," however, I'm not clear.

        Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. --Mark Twain

        by SottoVoce on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 08:58:23 AM PDT

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    •  Should be obvious, but here goes... (3+ / 0-)
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      DaveVentura, TheUnknown285, blueoasis

      When you object to something that is a demonstrable historical fact -- Bush did at least go to Congress before barging into Iraq -- it's fair to ask if your response is based on reason or worship.

      LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

      by dinotrac on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 09:19:04 AM PDT

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