‘Secularism’ Category Archives

23
Aug

On the Academy

by Nicholas Pell in Politics, Secularism

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“…school teachers, taking them by and large, are probably the most ignorant and stupid class of men in the whole group of menial workers.”

 

The priesthood of the modern, secular, universalist and equalitarian United States is academia. Particularly when it comes to the “social sciences,” (which, without being too obvious, seem to be neither) rigorous study is eschewed in favor of rote memorization of catechisms. While it’s not surprising that every university in the world has come to the same conclusion with regard to the atomic weight of cobalt, one might take a second and reflect on the fact that every university worth mentioning has decided that Women’s Studies is an actual thing.

For the new arrivals, let me lay it out briefly and bluntly: I don’t like priests, particularly when they run around pretending to be scientists. Don’t piss in my face and tell me it’s raining.

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24
Sep

The Embassy Riots and the Need for Secularism

by Nicholas Pell in Secularism

Beginning on September 11, 2012, Islamist mobs besieged American embassies around the world. As of today, 79 people lay dead, with another 636 injured. The ostensible reason? An inflammatory propaganda film, Innocence of Muslims. The usual suspects (read as: the modern-day nihilists promoting extreme cultural relativism) quickly rushed to defend rampaging mobs, vilifying the dead.

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