Most 10-year-old children understand the difference between reality and fairytale. Give them a few hours of training in basic critical thinking, and any child will be able to spot the difference.
But when we allow religious fools to poison schools with their superstitions, and to dictate governance of state, rest assured the following is guaranteed to happen: Not even a head of state (nor his advisors) will be able to tell the difference between truth and fiction, between fact and conspiracy theory, between reality and fairytale.
Iran’s President explains that Iran gets very little rain because Europeans employ advanced technology to empty the clouds.
The President of Chile repeatedly called this year’s rescue of the 33 trapped miners a “miracle,” and in this speech said (translated), “Tonight I have so many emotions. First, gratefulness to God, because without the help from God this rescue operation would not have been possible.”
The President of Ghana described a ship with medical aid as “a vessel of God.”
U.S. Congressman John Shimkus explains that humanity needn’t worry about global warming because the Bible says God promised Noah that the earth wouldn’t be destroyed again after the great flood.
- “No discovery, no advancement of understanding was ever achieved by prayer or faith, only through effort and exploration.” ~ Craig Smith
“Pray to God, fine; but keep rowing to shore.” ~ Russian proverb
“Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.” ~ Unknown