Fox News: Say NO to Reason and Scientific Enlightenment

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“Fox News host Steve Doocy asked Penny Nance, CEO of the Christian activist group Concerned Women for America, if she could make any sense out of why Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx would proclaim May 2 as both a “Day of Prayer” and a “Day of Reason.”

“He comes from North Carolina, which has the 7th highest church attendance, clearly he’s not running for re-election since he’s up for transportation secretary,” she opined. “You know, G. K. Chesterton said that the Doctrine of Original Sin is the only one which we have 3,000 years of empirical evidence to back up. Clearly, we need faith as a component and it’s just silly for us to say otherwise.”*

Fox News guest Penny Nance took to the air to warn us that things like reason, logic, and scientific enlightenment are horrible bad things that caused the holocaust. Except…not at all. So, we should just be ignorant to maintain peace? What about every major advancement in human history- would they have been possible without reason? Cnek Uygur discusses this unreasonable, illogical nut job.

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