The World Since 4004 BC: [Opinion] Lord, save me from God-fearing men, I can reason with the rest.

Tuesday, June 3, 2003

[Opinion] Lord, save me from God-fearing men, I can reason with the rest.

H. L. Mencken once said – I’m paraphrasing – that a moron behind a pulpit deserved no more respect than a moron behind a plow. I'd say that's right. The problem is not all the lawyers. It’s all the preachers. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not saying all preachers are dumb, nor was Mencken saying that. We're just saying a lot of morons apparently wind up in the preaching business. But who am I to talk? They’re driving Cadillacs and got people sending them money. Remember back in 1987 when the Lord... Sign in to see full entry.

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