When even the brightest mind in our world has been trained up from childhood in a superstition of any kind, it will never be possible for that mind in its maturity, to examine sincerely, dispassionately and conscientiously any evidence or any circumstance which shall seem to cast doubt upon the validity of that superstition.

Observations by Mark Twain on the endurance of superstition in the ages and I agree with him.

When even the b…

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About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

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  1. He was one of the brightest, wittiest men who ever lived. Great quote from a great writer.

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  2. Sonel says:

    One of the best writers ever Mak and a great quote indeed. Lovely post my friend. Have a great weekend. 😀

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  3. Arkenaten says:

    Effin ‘A’, Senor Mak. And the perfect rejoinder when confronted by the asinine posts/comments of the likes of some of our more obtuse religious ‘brethren’.

    How’s Kenya, today?
    We are once again, baking down here in Jo’burg.

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  4. paarsurrey says:

    “When even the brightest mind in our world has been trained up from childhood in a superstition of any kind, it will never be possible for that mind in its maturity, to examine sincerely, dispassionately and conscientiously any evidence or any circumstance which shall seem to cast doubt upon the validity of that superstition.”

    The same is true for the Atheists Agnostics Skeptics etc.

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