miwahni (miwahni) wrote,

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Here's an interesting little discourse by Jeff Shubert entitled Surrender our Critical Thinking which suggests that people who most want to believe in an authoritarian god also badly want to believe in George Bush.

When they have to think, they - as the researchers note - “believe that God helps them with their-decision making”. It is a god at the controls. Albert Speer explained the phenomenon, and his support for Hitler, this way: “My inclination (was) to be relieved of having to think, particularly about unpleasant facts … In this I did not differ from millions of others.”

It's only a short article, go read. You know you want to. I'm TELLING you to do it. Trust me, okay?

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