...the Inquisition; the Crusades; the burning of witches; religious wars; pogroms against Jews; persecution of homosexuals; forceful conversions of heathens; slavery; beatings of children; brutal treatment of the mentally ill; suppression of scientists; and whippings, mutilations, and violent executions of persons convicted of crimes. Those acts were a regular part of the Christian world for centuries and in some ways, still are.
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As Thomas Paine said: “It (the bible) is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind; and, for my part, I sincerely detest it as I detest everything that is cruel.”
Ouch, so there you have it boys and girls, what's in your bible?
On this day in 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox had been successfully eradicated as a disease; unfortunately, Ronald Reagan was also elected that year as our first Slash and Burn president and the Republican Starve the Beast tax cuts for the rich, War on Science, and deregulation for all, began. Since that time we haven't cured shit, we've only found ways to postpone diseases with Big Pharma meds meant to make a shit load of money at the expense of you and me.
Wake up people, you're a lobster in hot water not seeing what's happening. The next step is kill social security. In a Motley Fool article today, they point out that Trump's budgets have all called for Social Security Cuts, and without reelection concerns if he is reelected, he'll surely cut the shit out of it (I paraphrase, read the complete article here).
Finally, May 8th in the day Harry S Truman was born. Here's what he said about the depression: "It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job, it's a depression whey you lose yours."
Now you know.