On Sunday, April 29, 2012 4:27:41 AM UTC-4, prawnster wrote:IOW, your argument is that the truth will make you lazy and hedonistic?
> The vast majority of Muslims have no use for evolution; polls have
> shown that only about 20% believe in it, at best, and even that may be
> optimistic because respondents may be thinking of something like
> "survival of the fittest" or other such caricatured or obsolescent
> notions of evolution.
> Thanks to widespread acceptance of Darwinism in Europe, the authority
> Now having no purpose in their lives greater than eating, shitting,
> But Muslims, riding the strong ideological horse, confident in their
> Does even Darwinism contain within itself the seeds of its own
> So keep at it, Darwinistas: every convert to your faith hastens the
Better that societies lie about reality to make the stupid workers work? Lies
are better than truth in your view? There are, in fact, "thinkers"
(neoconservatives like Irving Kristol, via Leo Strauss) who agree with
Karl Marx that religion is the opiate of the masses and say "Thank God
They think that societies' rulers (the philosopher-king model) should
intentionally lie to the masses of adults.
"There are different kinds of truths for different kinds of people,"
Irving says in an interview. "There are truths appropriate for children;
truths that are appropriate for students; truths that are appropriate
for educated adults; and truths that are appropriate for highly educated
adults, and the notion that there should be one set of truths available
to everyone is a modern democratic fallacy. It doesn't work."
Dangerous knowledge of reality should only be limited to the masters
of the universe, all the better to keep the rest of the fools in line
(aka, people like Kristol can handle the truth; most people can only
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