Thursday, 15 July 2010

Con base and non-critical thinking

Challenging the Commonplace: Why Cons are forever stuck around 33 percent
Read the link.

Summary: If one applies critical thinking to the question of human
origins, one tends LESS to vote Conservative. Alternatively, if one
REFUSES to apply critical thinking to that and other questions, and
instead blindly accepts the 'teachings' of certain authority figures -
e.g., priests, politicians, FOX-style media -, one tends MORE to vote

Rather than religion being the opiate of the masses, it appears to be
the dumb-downing, anti-education tool of the elite.

Religion is a tool of the elite:
Seneca the Younger 4 b.c.- 65 a.d., "Religion is regarded by the
common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."

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