"In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both to deceive and overawe the People.” ? Eugene V. Debs, Voices of a People’s History of the United States
Chris interviews Neil de gas bag Tyson’s old prof… Now I see where Neil gets some of his nutty ideas.
As we hear from more astrophysicists, I become more convinced that these science fiction experts are more priests than scientists. They spout their fantasies as science but really they’re experts in double speak and convincing you to doubt what you see and accept what you don’t. Now that’s a skill.
Listening to the audio of the president working the crowd (if it is to be believed authentic and not simulated) tells me that they have not been able to duplicate such adulation of a political idol since.
Watch “DVP’S FAVORITES — JFK’S LAST TWO SPEECHES (FROM FORT WORTH, TEXAS) (NOVEMBER 22, 1963)” on YouTube