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‘Dissent’ Makes Liberals Loopy

oriole999999 Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 9:06 AM
I reject the idea that true science is opposed to religion. Science tells us HOW a thing is created, not WHO created the thing. Evolutionary extremists are forced to argue, in essence, that a car evolved from various metals and other minerals found in the ground
Tacitus X Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 9:52 AM
I believe I've spotted the flaw in your argument -- no "evolutionary extremist" has ever argued "that a car evolved from various metals and other minerals found in the ground" - essentially or otherwise. But, boy, if one ever did, you would have him there.
WestTexan Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 9:13 AM
I agree too. Scientific examination got its start through the belief that God's creation can be studied.

Katrina vandenHeuvel @KatrinaNation

Alexander Cockburn,longtime Nation columnist, radical journalist, unwavering voice of dissent,RIP, 1941-2012.

So I’m laying in bed checking Twitter, and the above comes across. I didn’t know Mr. Cockburn, and I wish his family the best in their time of healing.

But what struck me about this is the “unwavering voice of dissent” part. I think this is what gets liberals off on the wrong track a lot.

Let me be clear: As Americans, we have the right – and sometimes the duty – to dissent. And all of us do this duty at some...