Our DNA is about 97% identical to chimpanzees.
But the thing that separates us from animals is our ability to reason.
Leaders of institutions that demonize reason and would cause mankind to
act based on a fear-based motivational system of...carrots and sticks would essentially have the masses become dogs to satisfy their self-aggrandizement.
Reason is what makes us human. (It's our wits that make us men.)
"Booklover, as always great finds!
My favorite is the Jesus one saying if JFK came back would he want to see sniper rifles everywhere. Excellent point! Not to mention, Jesus as a pottymouth is priceless!"
"I think what this women did was brave and powerful. When was the last time you saw an ordinary person - not a celebrity, pundit or atheist activist - simply and sincerely affirm their atheism on national TV? I see it as a very positive sign for the…"
"can you find me any evidence of a non-activist (or celebrity) being asked a similar question an saying "well, i'm an atheist'? i can't remember anything like it, but please let me know if there are other examples. "