Oh my Dawkins (I'm Atheist, deal with it)
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? Hurq posts: 47
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Check this out. Warning: contains mayonnaise.
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? Torco Learner of Stuff
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quoting Hurq:
Paedogeddon!

Okay, I have to say this. I'm watching this and laughing out like in the dark like a maniac. My small dog probably thinks I am plotting the world's destruction or something.

10/10 would click on a link from this thread again.
? Hurq posts: 47
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? Hurq posts: 47
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? Torco Learner of Stuff
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? Hurq posts: 47
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Dammit, Torco! Use links!
? Pthagnar Benedictine Ovulation
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quoting Torco:
quoting Hurq:
Paedogeddon!

Okay, I have to say this. I'm watching this and laughing out like in the dark like a maniac. My small dog probably thinks I am plotting the world's destruction or something.

10/10 would click on a link from this thread again.

lucky for u there are other episodes
? Torco Learner of Stuff
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Hurq: links are against my religion, stop oppressing me
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? dhok posts: 235
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? Travis B. posts: 603
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/facepalm
? Radius C / 2π
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I am generally kindly disposed towards the late Mr. Sagan, but that quote is shit.

Why? Because the power of intelligence by itself to enlighten is relatively low; only a few things in the "enlightenment" category can be arrived at by sheer brunt cognitive effort. Rather, wisdom derives mainly from the combination of intelligent observation with openness to receiving, evaluating, and incorporating the insights of others, whereas most people do not do as much observing and nowhere remotely near as much openminded listening as they think they do; and the limiting factor in both is far more often one's attitudes than one's IQ. Meanwhile, it promotes and perpetuates the commonplace bullshit that intelligence is the ultimate measure of a person and what is most valuable about them, as opposed to, for example, their actual insights (whatever these might be), their goals (whether accomplished or intended), the content of their character, or how they treat others.
? Hallow XIII Primordial Crab
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dhok if you post that thing one more time, no matter where, I'm going to cut off your hands

also: that wasn't actually said by the late Mr. Sagan, whose good name is being slandered and besmirched
? Radius C / 2π
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The misplaced comma should have clued me in. It really should. "I am enlightened by my own intelligence" is the complement of "because", so there cannot be a comma in between, any more than there can be a comma located where it is in this sentence: "I have a, cat."
? kodé man of few words
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intelligence usually just correlates with depression. sagan is euphoric because cannabis.
? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
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Are you sure it wasn't because billions and billions?
? Rhetorica Your Writing System Sucks
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I suppose it's, grammatical, in, Shatnerology?

/r/circlejerk and 4chan's /sci/ have a longstanding tradition of trying to provoke and mislead militant atheists by pairing images of science educators with irrelevant quotations. There is another tradition (though I am not sure which is older) wherein images of Taylor Swift are supplemented with quotations from der Führer-und-Reichskanzler, often to great effect. (Unfortunately it does not work nearly as well in reverse.)
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