écrasez l’infâme - repress the infamous thing for
the Scientific Enlightenment came at no small cost:
imprisionment, blasphemy, books burnt, inquisition, internment, death
the Secular, Spiritual Sceptical, Scientific spirit survived and slowly tamed Christian fundamentalism.
now, a new constant vigilance is the price we must pay as unreformed Islamic superstition, seeks to re-establish a new
dark nest in the west –
truly it is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Those who can make people believe absurdities can just as easily make them commit atrocities.
common sense is not so common.
secularism opposed again by Superstition
free speech condemned by holy men!
we must judge a man or woman solely by their independence of mind:
by the questions s/he asks,
rather than by the answers.s/he has been taught to expect.