Quote of the Day #19

Sam Harris

“These people are part of what Maajid Nawaz has termed the “regressive Left” – pseudo-liberals who are so blinded by identity politics that they reliably take the side of the backward mob over one of its victims. Rather than protect individual women, apostates, intellectuals, cartoonists, novelists and true liberals from the intolerance of religious imbeciles, they protect theocrats from criticism.” Continue reading “Quote of the Day #19”

Quote of the Day #13

Carl Sagan

“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every “superstar,” every “supreme leader,” every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there — on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.” Continue reading “Quote of the Day #13”