In every age immorality has found no less support in religion than morality has. If the achievements of religion in respect to man's happiness, susceptibility to culture and moral control are no better than this, the question cannot but arise whether we are not overrating its necessity for mankind, and whether we do wisely in basing our cultural demands upon it.
You…made…me…faint, i accused him dizzily. what am i going to do with you? he groaned in exasperation. yesterday i kiss you, and you attack me! today you pass out on me! i laughed weakly, letting his arms support me while my head spun. so much for being good at everything, he sighed. that's the problem. i was still dizzy. you're too good. far, far too good.
The communists basically acted as the police force of the security system of the [spain] republic and were very much opposed to the anarchists, partially because [joseph] stalin still hoped at that time to have some kind of pact with western countries against [adolf] hitler. That, of course, failed and stalin withdrew the support to the republic. They even withdrew the spanish gold reserves.
Maybe scientists are fundamentalist when it comes to defining in some abstract way what is meant by 'truth'. But so is everybody else. I am no more fundamentalist when i say evolution is true than when i say it is true that new zealand is in the southern hemisphere. We believe in evolution because the evidence supports it, and we would abandon it overnight if new evidence arose to disprove it.
This government, the offspring of your own choice, uninfluenced and unawed, adopted upon full investigation and mature deliberation, completely free in its principles, in the distribution of its powers, uniting security with energy, and containing within itself a provision for its own amendment, has a just claim to your confidence and your support.