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Incur not the wrath of science lest ye be Pat Robertson
excerpt from http://ideas.4brad.com/node/303
AAAS issues warning to Pat Robertson -- You have turned away from science
Submitted by brad on Sat, 2005-11-26 22:21.

Washington, DC: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) issued a stern warning today to Televangelist Pat Robertson. Robertson had recently condemned the citizens of Dover, PA to the wrath of God for not voting in a school board that would teach Intelligent Design in classes.

“We’d like to say to the good Reverend Robertson: if there is a disaster in your area, don’t turn to Science, you just rejected it from your life,” AAAS said on its daily television show broadcast from Washington, the 3.14159 Club.

“And don’t wonder why it hasn’t helped you when problems begin, if they begin. We’re not saying they will, but if they do, just remember, you just pushed science out of your life. And if that’s the case, don’t ask for its help because it might not be there,” they said. “In particular, you won’t have a phone to call the ambulance, and it won’t exist even if you could call it. And even if the doctor lived next door and you could call her, she would only bleed you and put smelly poultices on your forehead to balance your humours. And she would be a guy.”

“Actually, we’re just kidding,” the AAAS later corrected. “Science works whether you believe in it or not. That’s what’s really cool about it,” they said.

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bittercat From: bittercat Date: November 29th, 2005 03:37 pm (UTC) (Link)

Robertson is a moron. Blech.
browneyedgirl65 From: browneyedgirl65 Date: November 29th, 2005 04:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
I honestly can't understand why a complete crackpot like him can get any kind of air time at all.
ksatyr From: ksatyr Date: November 29th, 2005 04:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yes, total and utter crackpot! He can get air time because he's paying for it with the money given to him by the dumb christians funding his empire.
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