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Historical Ignorance

by William Edelen 

Re-posted to In Perspective by Al Bratton Dec. 1, 2011

“At my late age in life I often wonder, “Will it ever end?” It often seems eternal the continuing friction and hostility between the historical and religiously illiterate and those who are knowledgeable and enlightened.”

“As reported by the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, Newt Gingrich, a former U.S. Representative and 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said an atheist can’t be trusted, and has no business in the White House. “Does faith matter? Absolutely,” Gingrich said. “How can you have judgment if you have no faith? How can I trust you with power if you don’t pray?” He continued, “The notion that you are endowed by your creator sets a certain boundary of what we mean by America.” Gingrich also said that Americans should value religion first, above morality and knowledge.”

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