There have been many BR photosets but this takes the cake
Love this. Always reblog BR.
"Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do. - Bertrand Russell.
Been discovering Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe series on BBC 2 lately. I think Philomena Cunk might be my intended from across the pond.
Where Unsubstantiatable Ideas Can Never Be Questioned: Imagine a place…that would incarcerate anyone who would explain the reality…that the story of Santa Clause* was not actually, independently verifiably true…
* insert unverifiable deity here…
Note to self: Never, ever go to Saudi Arabia.
"Dinosaurs of Eden: A Biblical Journey Through Time" by Ken Ham
Oh okay so carnivorous dinosaurs = evil falsehood made up by atheist homosexual child-hating scientists.
I have no words for the utter stupidity.
I need a fresh drink of dinosaur lemonade to wash down this bullshit, because that’s all that dinosaurs were made for right? To make us humans lemonade.
Absolutely, barking-mad, batshit crazy.
"I’d like to think that governance is based on objectively verifiable truths; otherwise, what kind of culture have we created?"
“It has been said that every great, emergent scientific truth goes through three phases. First, people say it can’t be true; second, they say it conflicts with the Bible; third, they say it’s true all along.”
“The evidence will show up when they need more evidence. More storms, more coastlines getting lost. People beginning to lose their wealth. People, if they begin to lose their wealth, they change their mind real fast, I’ve found — particularly in a capitalist culture.”
“I don’t see people trying to repeal the law of gravity just because they’re gaining weight. I didn’t see people trying to repeal E=MC2 because it somehow conflicted with their political philosophy. These are emergent scientific truths. So I’m disappointed when I look around and I see people cherry-picking the consensus of observation and experiment that has emerged in science.”
The doctor is in. And he’s administering ignorance vaccines.
So very, very important. Keep it up Dr. Tyson!