Loren Miller's Blog Posts Tagged 'ignorance' (2)

Religion – STILL At It

It was just one more article from the Huffington Post about Stephen Hawking, the Big Bang, and the fact that no god was necessary to make the whole business happen.  I’ve probably seen dozens of such articles over the past four or five years and watched him discuss the matter with people like Larry King.  Same stuff, different day,…

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Added by Loren Miller on April 18, 2013 at 8:02am — 6 Comments

The Problem of Tolerating Purposeful Ignorance

Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation.  Stupidity is not a sin; the victim can't help being stupid.  But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.

― Robert A. Heinlein



When I started thinking about the piece I wanted to write, I noted that there were some marked similarities between stupidity as described by Mr.…

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Added by Loren Miller on June 21, 2012 at 7:46am — 16 Comments

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