Today, all around the Internet, especially on facebook and the like, there was a story moving with vicious veracity, that President Obama had canceled the National Day of Prayer. This, of course, is not true! It was cancelled by Judge Barbara Crabb from Wisconsin. She is the same judge that handed down the controversial Wisconsin Walleye War
ruling in 1987. But I am sure that she will be remembered for this instead. Since, no one outside of Wisconsin knows what the hell that is.
My point is that when you live your life with the idea that faith is a virtue: you do not, it would seem, fact check anything that FEELS right, or SOUNDS right or was told to you by someone who FEELS and SOUNDS right. Faith undermines the very principles that any logical, reasoning person holds them self and others to. I posted this video last night, rather this morning, but it is worth reposting here. Dawkins reasserts how faith and reason are incompatible and shows a humorous and sobering example of why you can't have faith, in my opinion, slinking it's way into your thought patterns.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYigmGyN2RQ
This story about the National Day of Prayer will continue to have legs all day today. And even after it is officially debunked the residual effect on the right will be felt. One more pseudo bullet in their ammo belt. Ready to be loaded at a moments notice into their murderous, manipulating, maniacal, mind-molesting pistol. They don't even have the self respect for themselves, their families, their beliefs, their nation or the world to look down and realize that they've been carrying around a cap gun their whole lives and have simply been making a lot of noise and impeding the hard work of educated, free thinking, men and women who seek to make the World a better place. Refusing to be bogged down with the superstitious beliefs of some homeless nomads thousands of years ago. People who believed the earth was flat and that the sacrifice of the innocent translated into the absolving of the sins of the guilty. A belief that persists today.
Finally here's the link to the debunking story...http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2896544/did_president_obam...