[Paleopsych] religion and politics

Michael Christopher anonymous_animus at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 4 19:22:58 UTC 2004

>>Eventually the pain may get bad enough to
wake some people up.<<

--Here's the problem: the worse things get, the more
the conservative Christians will believe Armageddon is
here, and the more they'll push for a "godly"
President. It will take decades for them to realize
the Rapture isn't going to happen. 

It was gay marriage that put Bush over the top. People
collecting signatures for anti-gay marriage
initiatives registered a lot of voters. Kerry lost, in
large part because his state is too tolerant for the
Evangelicals. So really, if you think about it, the
mess that's coming will be largely due to revulsion
over men holding hands. Aliens are going to write
books about us. And musicals. And they'll depict us
all carrying Bibles, with propeller-beanies on our

I suddenly understand what it was like for the
students in Iran, when the fundamentalists shoved them
back after being so close to reforms.


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