Thanks for putting this up. It's so true. That was the exact frame of mind we worldwiders had. I posted this to Facebook and plan to cross post to my blog as well.
I reckon it had been removed when I tried the link...but the answer is simple, the fundie is unable to reason.
The link is now back up
Thanks Gavin, good article. There is literally no hope for the brainwashed fundies and I gave up on them a good while back. I only wished I had realized it sooner and saved all the time and energy wasted on them.
A lot of these people have an idealistic need to believe the world is painted in simple black and white and their pastor / leaders have all the answers from God. Detached, critical reasoning is a skill that only a few seem capable of. Education is the ony inoculation against churches that do not allow functional frontal lobes though their doors.
Instructions for having a reasonable discussion with a fundamentalist: 1. Find a reasonable fundamentalist 2. Proceed as with any reasonable personOf course, #1 can be quite difficult to accomplish.