Politics is the cheapest form of philosophy. People will pause to think before expounding on questions of ontology, cosmology… but not hesitate to put forth the most thoughtless and ludicrous opinions under the banner of politics.
A friend knows your most heartfelt love, your darkest fear, your greatest ambition, your hardest pain, your highest hope, your deepest desire, and your strongest conviction. Everyone else just likes you. - Asher's 59th Maxim
There are two kinds of religion – moralistic, which makes other people do what we think is right and stop doing what we think is wrong – and ascetic, which is too focused on revising the self to mind other people’s business.
Jesus did not found a religion of fundamentalists, history is not a blank between Constantine and Luther, and Christian neocons had nothing to do with writing a constitution in which everyone is entitled to the same freedoms.