Tuesday, April 17, 2012

I'm Rational in My Optimism...

because I know, when you see a trend, it must continue forever!

Furthermore, "prosperity and evolution... go hand in hand." So dinosaurs must have been more prosperous than amphibians!

If good ideas "having sex" are more successful than bad ideas "having sex," what explains Ridley still getting attention?

And can't Reason turn up the heat in the studio so "Kennedy" doesn't have to wear a winter hat inside?


  1. I got through the intro to that book, had the same thought you did, and stopped.

  2. Does his book mention the collapse of the Roman Empire?

  3. Huff, Huff, Huff: nothing before the Enlightenment counts! Why, those people were back then were... religious. You didn't realize that religion is like an evolution blocker?


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