So, teach kids to never question authority and to stand in awe of anyone in uniform or who claims he/she wears a uniform; train employees to follow the rules and always obey their managers or be fired; encourage girls not to be assertive or trust their own judgement but to follow what their elders tell them.
And then this is what you get, as reported on ABC’s Primetime. —
And still the supposed shepherds feed their sheep this shit.
Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson warned residents of a rural Pennsylvania town Thursday that disaster may strike there because they “voted God out of your city” by ousting school board members who favored teaching intelligent design.
All eight Dover, Pa., school board members up for re-election were defeated Tuesday after trying to introduce “intelligent design” – the belief that the universe is so complex that it must have been created by a higher power – as an alternative to the theory of evolution.
“I’d like to say to the good citizens of Dover: If there is a disaster in your area, don’t turn to God. You just rejected him from your city,”
Welcome to Bush country.
ADDENDUM (also via myrln)
Rest assured Pat Robertson’s favorite book is the Old Testament, all that smiting, smoting, firing, drowning right up his god’s alley.
You know, if the god that Pat and his ilk worship were human, he’d have been long ago jailed and executed for homicide, infanticide, genocide, and other sociopathic behavior.