"My God, how this country is vulnerable to the actions of murderers, madmen and fanatics who endanger all our lives, Jews as well as Arabs, peace and hope. These people should be rooted out. I hope this country unites to punish those responsible." - Ariel Sharon
**Coughcough...Sabra! Shatilla!... Coff!**
And of course, GWB, in response to Al Qaeda #2 guy Ayman Al-Zawahri:
"people like Zawahri have an ideology that is dark, dim, backwards..."
Dark. Dim. Backwards.
This from a president that argues for teaching "intelligent design" in classrooms.
And while we're considering the merits of teaching intelligent design in schools, why not consider a few other subjects as well, in order to allow other such enlightened theories equal time?
"The proposition that the sun is in the center of the world and immovable from its place is absurd, philosophically false, and formally heretical; because it is expressly contrary to Holy Scriptures."
"At the time of Galileo the Church remained much more faithful to reason than Galileo himself. The process against Galileo was reasonable and just." - Pope Benedict XVI, aka Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, 1990
The Bible says repeatedly that the earth is fixed, firm, and immovable. Why should scientists want to keep important scientific theories such as "intelligent flat earthism" out of our classrooms? Don't stop with creationism... teach flat earth theory too!