God says, “If anyone is in Hell it will be over my dead body.” – Rico Tice
On Norman Vincent Peale Adlai Stevenson’s quipped: I find Paul appealing and Peale appalling.
“The free man owns himself. He can damage himself with either eating or drinking; he can ruin himself with gambling. If he does he is certainly a damn fool, and he might possibly be a damned soul; but if he may not, he is not a free man any more than a dog.” G. K. Chesterton
"Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation." Henry Kissinger
Scepticism is integral to the scientific process, because most claims turn out to be false
“If today you can take a thing like xxxxxxxx and make it a crime to teach it in the public schools, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private schools, and next year you can make it a crime to teach it in the church. At the next session you can ban books and the newspapers. Ignorance and fanaticism are ever busy… After a while it is the setting of man against man, creed against creed, until the flying banners and beating drums are marching backwards to the glorious ages of the 16th century when bigots lighted fagots to burn the man who dared to bring any intelligence and enlightenment and culture to the human mind.” - Clarence Darrow
DNA makes RNA, RNA makes protein, and proteins make us."
Francis Crick (1916-2004)
Nobody makes me; I take full responsibility.
I have always asked stupid questions and never been satisfied with easy answers. When I got to college I found this was called “Philosophy”. Keith Ward.