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'Ello, love!

I'm a proud scientism proponentist, High Councillor of the Gay Agenda, and mop-wielding member of this reality-based community that has helped me become at least a little bit less cripplingly shy.

May as well fill this out with some my favorite quotes from the vast amount of time I've been aimlessly wandering the wiki:

  • “We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” —Richard Dawkins
  • “The universe is a strange and wondrous place. The truth is quite odd enough to need no help from pseudoscientific charlatans.” —Richard Dawkins
  • “Anyone who believes that the laws of physics are mere social conventions is invited to try transgressing those conventions from the windows of my apartment. (I live on the twenty-first floor.)” —Alan Sokal
  • “Smart people are very good at rationalising things they came to believe for non-smart reasons.” —Michael Shermer
  • “When scientific research is increasingly funded by private corporations that have a financial interest in particular outcomes of that research—is the drug effective or not?—scientific objectivity is undermined. When universities are more interested in patent royalties than in the open sharing of scientific information, the public suffers. There are hundreds of important political and economic issues surrounding science and technology. Sociology of science, at its best, has done much to clarify these issues. But sloppy sociology, like sloppy science, is useless or even counterproductive.” —Alan Sokal
  • Er, unlike God, extraterrestrial existence is highly plausible. God is a flying logical contradiction. I subscribe to Occam's razor when it comes to God; why assume it exists when there is nothing going for its existence? --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 05:47, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
  • “New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can't be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!” —Arthur C. Clarke