Friday, April 10, 2009

Selective Breeding: It's Good to Be a Smart Atheist!

Since it's well known that higher intelligence, higher education levels and higher incomes are all correlated strongly with a higher degree of critical thinking and atheism, is it any wonder that I'm not at all worried about creationists trying to out-breed the intelligent people?

I've been told by several arrogant theists that the atheists won't survive because we don't produce as many offspring (I happen to have three, so I'm certainly doing my part). But just like the Dilbert cartoon above, that whole Darwinian selective pressure makes it inevitable that we'll continue and increase in influence. The only way to stop it is to make ignorance, hatred and superstition "sexy". Somehow, I doubt that's going to get you very far these days...


Goldstein said...

You think theists are arrogant?


You sound like an elitist.

Just like Darwin, the Victorian elitist who was independently wealthy, never held an academic appointment, and thought there were "savage races" and that women were intellectually inferior.

Nietzsche loved him. So did the laissez faired economists and capitalists of the late 19th and early 20th century.

However true some of his theories were, he was still a bad guy.

Goldstein said...

By the way, I thought you blog was kind of dead, so since the Bill Tammeus blog is being thoroughly trashed again, I have looking for atheist blogs to take a crap in.

Figuratively speaking, of course! LOL!