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Steve Harvey Is A Religious Bigot
Last year Steve Harvey was on Larry King Live, plugging his new book. This book he has written, gives dating advice to women by teaching them to think like a man. Harvey seems to have established himself as an authority on relationships, but he is fooling himself, and anyone who actually believes this. The book is his unqualified take on a subject that should be left to the experts. However, the book, itself, was not the worst offense coming from this comic. The most ignorant rant that he spewed was against atheism.
When asked if a woman should date an atheist, he went into a rant, stating, "If you don't believe in God, then where is your moral barometer?" He went on to declare that atheists are idiots. Just how he can state something so offensive, is beyond ignorant. It is also, woefully, incorrect, because according to his logic, Thomas Edison, Carl Sagan, Andrew Carnegie, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson were all mere idiots. One can only imagine what the world would be like if these "idiots" had not contributed their "idiocy" to society!
Harvey seems to think that morals come from his book of fairy-tales, and he would reject the truth if someone told him that morals predates the bible. Furthermore, he can't see that he is attacking the morals of atheist simply on their non-belief in his nonsensical religion. He really thinks that if one does not believe in his absurd dogma, then that person has no moral barometer.
Religion is intellectually dishonest, which is immoral. At least atheist have the moral courage to be intellectually honest. While asserting his nonsense, Harvey seems to have forgotten about devout believers like Jimmy Swaggart, Jim Bakker, and Pastor Ted Haggard. He is so blinded by his belief in this foolishness that he can't even comprehend reality.
Later in the interview, he attacks evolution, and it is clear that he has no understanding of the theory. He thinks that man evolved from monkeys, instead of the fact that humans share a common ancestor with other primates. He, so arrogantly and inarticulately, stated, "Why we still got monkeys?" as if monkeys should be extinct!
Harvey should stop selling books, and go get an education. Maybe then he would understand that these "idiots" made it possible for him to be in movies (Edison) to have an independent country (Jefferson) to enjoy the products of steel (Carnegie) and to be free (Lincoln).
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