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AspieFred's Avatar Jump to comment 27 by AspieFred

Mockery is a good counterpart to that what people call holy.

It brings those fantasies down to earth where we can all inspect them and can talk rationally about them.

For example, mockery humanises evil dictators, so we can have a discussion and take actions, or can deal with a terrible past and hopefully avoid a terrible future.

And again, we can mock any sports team, compare presidential candidate to toys. So why shouldn't we do the same with crazy rituals and world views?

It is only a phase, anyway :)

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 19:43:54 UTC | #931983