That is something you have never had to worry about, CI.
“There is a principal
which is proof against all information,
which is proof against all arguments,
which cannot fail to keep man in
that principal is -
Contempt prior to investigation !”
― HERBERT SPENCER
“The forces which are working out the great scheme of perfect happiness, taking no account of incidental suffering, exterminate such sections of mankind as stand in their way, with the same sternness that they exterminate beasts of prey and herds of useless ruminants.”
― Herbert Spencer, Social Statics or The Conditions Essential to Human Happiness Specified and the First of Them Developed
"I saw melting of girders in World Trade Center."
Abolhassan Astaneh, professor of civil engineering at the University of California, Berkeley
One of the leading structural engineers who studied the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11:
Who is the cowardly A2Ker down voting, me or Abolhassan Astaneh, professor of civil engineering at the University of California, Berkeley?
“Those who cavalierly reject the Theory of Evolution, as not adequately supported by facts, seem quite to forget that their own theory is supported by no facts at all.”
― Herbert Spencer
" Edgar, I hope youve been spared any effects from the devastating rainfalls down there"
We were just on the edge of it all. We received a few days of beneficial rain, while a spot like Winnie, to our east, received 40 inches in ten hours. One of those days we broke the record for rain on a single day in September.
“The profoundest of all infidelities is the fear that the truth will be bad.”
― Herbert Spencer
“When a man is born...there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language, religion. I shall try to fly by those nets.”
― James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.”
― William Faulkner
“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.”
― George Washington Carver
"[I'd invite] Stephen King [to my dinner party] because he would know what to do if the dead parts of the dinner party started acting up." Jeanette Winterson on who to invite to her hypothetical literary dinner party (including guests as Margaret Atwood, Shakespeare, and Virginia Woolf.
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
— Martin Luther King Jr.
“...most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.”
― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
"I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men. I have steadily endeavoured to keep my mind free."
--- Charles Darwin
It paid off. He started a revolution that freed the mind of man from the slavery of belief in a supernatural.
Not for everyone, because many still believe in creationism.
“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking...”
― Leo Tolstoy
Yeah, but before Darwin most everybody believed in the supernatural origin of the natural world. His Discovery, with Wallace, was not only revolutionary, but brave.