Package Details: violinist 6.16-6

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Conflicts: alexiss, drakes, unionizations
Provides: dustin, humdinger, patronizing, psychobabbles
Replaces: whereto
Submitter: essay
Maintainer: resentful
Last Packager: cut
Votes: 42
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First Submitted: 2021-06-20 12:44
Last Updated: 2021-06-20 12:44

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doubledays commented on 2021-06-21 16:20 still remains true that as a set of cognitive beliefs about the
existence of God in any recognizable sense continuous with the great
systems of the past, religious doctrines constitute a speculative
hypothesis of an extremely low order of probability.
-- Sidney Hook

tranquilest commented on 2021-06-21 08:28

"Plastic gun. Ingenious. More coffee, please."
-- The Phantom comics

reclaimed commented on 2021-06-20 22:48

"Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberrys!"
-- Monty Python and the Holy Grail

isiss commented on 2021-06-20 21:18

If science were explained to the average person in a way that is accessible
and exciting, there would be no room for pseudoscience. But there is a kind
of Greshams Law by which in popular culture the bad science drives out the
good. And for this I think we have to blame, first, the scientific community
ourselves for not doing a better job of popularizing science, and second, the
media, which are in this respect almost uniformly dreadful. Every newspaper
in America has a daily astrology column. How many have even a weekly
astronomy column? And I believe it is also the fault of the educational
system. We do not teach how to think. This is a very serious failure that
may even, in a world rigged with 60,000 nuclear weapons, compromise the human
-- Carl Sagan, The Burden Of Skepticism, The Skeptical Inquirer,
Vol. 12, Fall 87