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I think if you replace "religion" with "ideology" it's more accurate.

I agree, but you don't even need ideology, unless we want to be able to say things like:
1. the only "good" Americans circa the Vietnam war were the people who dodged the draft.
2a. the mentally ill who kill are not good or 2b. the mentally ill who kill are not people.
3. child neglect is not a bad thing.

They leave themselves open to getting sued.  I mean they just gave standing to every scientist and or physician in the state.

How would this give standing to scientists to sue anybody? You can't sue a school for teaching the subject of your job in a way that you don't like.
General Discussion / Re: Should we stop printing 100$ bills?
« Last post by Enkidu on Today at 12:57:41 AM »
I'll sign off on getting rid of the $100 so long as we get rid of the penny as well.

Stupid penny.
The past is just a foreign country.

love that quote

Brings you back to the Steven Weinberg quote, doesn't it?

probably the dumbest thing he ever said, and the most well known. that must be so annoying.

I think if you replace "religion" with "ideology" it's more accurate. Religious apologists like to point to "atheist" regimes like that of Stalin, but in my view the Soviet Empire was just theocracy minus the theos. It isn't really the belief in a god that is the problem, it is the unquestionable ideology that gets built around it; you don't need a god for ideology.
TV & Movies / Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Last post by GodSlayer on Today at 12:30:54 AM »
Veep is absolute rubbish.
Thank you Ohio for making me feel just a little bit better about living in the state that hosts the Creation Museum.
I just thought that his statement was inaccurate. I am not defending religion. I admit that religion can make people do bad things and the fact that other things can make good people do bad things doesn't lessen that fact. Anyone that thinks that that is condoning religion needs to learn how to think!

What I am arguing is that you could be attacked in a similar fashion to the way that Richard Dawkins was attacked for some of his statements. You could be considered an apologist for religions.
That's exactly what I took his post as. I'm not sure what you're getting at, actually. If you're arguing that it's not unreasonable to take Dawkins' Twitter posts exactly the way people have been taking them, then you've convinced me (not that I needed a lot of convincing).
TV & Movies / Re: Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas
« Last post by Henning on August 29, 2014, 08:25:31 PM »
Lollerskates... it's actually an attractive poster. I like it if, yknow... I ignore the words.
What's with the flying hundies? Who gives cash as a gift...?
General Discussion / Re: Should we stop printing 100$ bills?
« Last post by Belgarath on August 29, 2014, 08:20:36 PM »
No.  I like to give them as gifts.  :)

General Discussion / Re: Should we stop printing 100$ bills?
« Last post by Beleth on August 29, 2014, 07:50:58 PM »
In regards to the original question, though, since I don't use $100s pretty much ever, it'd be no skin off my nose if they went away.
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