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Imagine People Who Can See and Hear

Tonight I turned on the national news to see if they were going to continue to run around out there with this story from the University of Missouri. Today I caught a piece from City Journal and the author's first words were "The pathological narcissism of American college students has found a potentially devastating new source of power..." These fools have proficiently employed their inviolate victimized class status to shake up the institutions established to sustain order and promote reason in a democratic society.

They are fools because they've been convinced that their crusade must forge ahead irrespective of the piddle nature of their cry. Really, even among the African-Americans they claim to champion, for the life of me I cannot see how they can even remotely equate someone calling them a n***** with what 19th century slaves had to endure. It's embarrassing.

But the key is in who's influencing them to do all this. Fomenting racialist sentiments are sti…

Imagine No Religion

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There seems to be a new report out by the Pew think tank people that says people are getting less religious these days, especially young people.
Yeah, I can see that. I see lots of people who couldn't care less about God, church, rituals, stiff rules and stuffy morals. A while ago the Barna people put together a list of things people hated about church and its people: they're too judgmental, they're too homophobic, they're too political -- ad nauseum. Yeah, who wants to spend a millisecond with the church lady Dana Carvey made famous on Saturday Night Live?

Problem with all that is a very simple one.

You can't not be a devoutly religious person.

"What? Not even. I'm an enlightened person. I'm someone who believes in science. I'm someone who isn't superstitious or any of that, and for sure I'm not judgmental or extreme with any of those moralistic intolerant positions so many religious people have."

I'd say there are about a billion …