Monday, April 26th, 2010 :: 5:19 PM

“And you know what? When I say this stuff people scream at me and they say, ‘What do you care? Let people do what they want to do, it makes them feel good.’ And you know what? You’re wrong.

“Because, I don’t care if it’s the secretary of HHS saying, ‘hmmm, I’m not gonna take the evidence of my experts on mammograms’ or some cancer-quack who wants to treat his patient with coffee-enemas… when you start down the road where belief in magic replace evidence and science you end up in a place you don’t wanna be.

“You end up Thabo Mbeki’s South Africa; he killed four hundred thousand of his people by insisting that beetroot, garlic and lemon oil were much more effective than the antiretroviral drugs we know can slow the course of AIDS. Hundreds of thousands of needless deaths in a country that has been plauged, worse than any other, by this disease. Please, don’t tell me there are no consequences to these things; there are, there always are.” (>>)

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 :: 1:29 PM

“Whenever my husband and I have a fight, I just moon him and he starts giggling and then the fight is over. I don’t know if this would work for every couple, though.” (>>)

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 :: 10:17 AM

“Our heavy hearts still hold hope that we can restore inside our country the acknowledgment of your humanity, that we were taught to deny.” (>>)

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 :: 2:25 PM

“In my own life, this comes in moments when I find myself angry or selfish and I simply say to myself ‘Hey, you’re doing that thing where you get jealous.’ In other times, I will feel like people don’t like me, I won’t want to go to a party or something and I’ll say to myself ‘Hey, you’re doing that thing where you identify as a marginalized person because it makes you feel special.’ ” (>>)

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 :: 2:23 PM

“Personally, I have never understood the fear Christians have when it comes to the findings of science. And it strikes me how ignorant most Christians are of earlier battles from which we should have learned.” (>>)




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