The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings
The word “TERRORIST” has become meaningless. Both the left and the right frequently label those with whom they disagree as terrorists, whether or not those labeled actually use actions designed to “terrorize’ or strike fear in the hearts of their opponents. Governments routinely name those who protest or dissent from their policies as terrorists. Someone who marches outside the pentagon receives the same treatment as those who use bombs at the Boston Marathon or use planes to bring down buildings full of people..
Given this, I hereby declare myself an official Atheistic Terrorist, dedicated to striking fear into the hearts of the religious faithful and delusional by hurling bombs of logic and reason. We are legion, our cells often found in local brew pubs, where we covertly hatch our nefarious plots against the righteous over pitchers of brown ale. NO GODS, NO MASTERS, we cry. we arecoming for your children.