Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Hardhat, apparently


You are an atheist, a rationalist, a believer in the triumph of science and of reason over libido. You can’t stand mumbo jumbo, ritual, spiritual nonsense of any kind, and you refuse to allow for these longings in others.

Astrologers, Scientologists and new–age crystal ball creeps are no different in your view from priests, rabbis and imams. They’re all just weak–minded pilgrims on the road to easy answers. Nature as revealed by science is awesome enough for you, but it’s a nature that needs curbing and taming by us on our evolutionary journey to perfection.

Your heros are Einstein, Darwin, Marx and — these days — Gould, Blakemore, Watson, Crick and Rosalind Franklin. Could you be hiding a little behind those absolutist views, worried that, if you let in a few doubts and contradictory ideas, the whole edifice might crumble? Loosen up a bit and try to enjoy the amazing variety of human belief systems. Don’t worry — it’s unlikely you’ll end up chanting your days away in some distant mountain cult.
What kind of humanist are you? Click here to find out.


Blogger Largetrousers said...

Dear Moai,
Like you I also discovered that my Hat, like my trousers, is Hard. Just because I don't believe that sewing crystals under my foreskin will cure my sciata (*tchoh*).

2:34 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Flip, but that was long and involved.
I ended up as a handholder, so nil points over here, I guess. :-\

8:49 AM  

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