Thursday, January 8, 2015

Vive Voltaire, vive la France, vive Charlie

I personally normally don't go for this sort of stuff, with naked prophets and whatnot, but if there are people who hate it as much as we've just seen it deserves wider dissemination.  

Aside from the most famous quote that inspired this, here's some other appropriate ones from monsieur Voltaire:
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext. 

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.'  And God granted it. 

To hold a pen is to be at war.

In the grim darkness of the far future, there are only pens.

Hell, while we're at it:

More posts about pretend spaceman death and destruction in a few days.

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