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posted by Mark Farmer

In reply to: The Editor's Desk: A practical spiritual approach to politics »

November 26, 2012

While JT and others are focused on matters of science (see my piece on the importance of knowing the true age of the Earth) there are some who are willing to defend the idea that "well, it really doesn't matter, what matters are jobs!"

Baloney!

What if Rubio had been asked about the possibility of a nuclear armed Iran or the strength of the French economy? What if he gave similarly vague answers to those questions? People would conclude that this guy does not have the intelligence to be a national leader.

The same conclusion can be reached about those who deny the reality of science. It demonstrates a willingness to ignore the facts in favor of political expediency. That opinions matter more than facts.

I would not want such a person serving on a jury of my peers and I certainly would not want them playing an active role in the governance of my country.

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