left-liberal, atheist, secular humanist, preference-utilitarian, non-practicing vegan
»So uncritically do we accept the idea of property in culture that we don't even question when the control of that property removes our ability, as a people, to develop our culture democratically.«
»We establish no religion in this country, we command no worship, we mandate no belief, nor will we ever. Church and state are, and must remain, separate.
All are free to believe or not believe, all are free to practice a faith or not, and those who believe are free, and should be free, to speak of and act on their belief.
At the same time that our Constitution prohibits state establishment of religion, it protects the free exercise of all religions. And walking this fine line requires government to be strictly neutral.«
—Ronald Reagan, 1984
»An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.«
»It is these kids - the way they are nowadays«
—12 Angry Men, 1957