Wow, I didn’t know Don Boys was still writing. He had some great ones from the 80’s. I’ll have to keep an eye out for this title.
In regard to “Brights vs. Dims,” as a member of a high IQ society, I’ve had more then one confrontation with that snotty, “Unholier-then-Thou” attitude.
In my experience, these “enlightened” zealots are so wrapped up in their own beliefs, it is impossible for them to even begin to fathom any other possibility. What a bunch of bigots!
As for lies and such, Orwell called it “Intellectual Dishonesty” and said it was a hallmark of leftist politics.
As an example: I met a couple who declared themselves as being “Adamant Atheists.” They no clue as to how that description revealed to others, their narrow-minded attitude.
Then they declared that they had recently moved out of Texas, because there were no “smart” people there. Even something as the prominent as NASA’s Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston never even entered their minds.
Sadly, the husband died suddenly from a heart attack last year. My wife passed away in 2005. When my time comes, I know I’ll see Jane again :) My atheist friend has nothing to look forward to.
Just last week I took some books over to her place for a yard sale. She said that anything left over will be given to a charity, but not the Salvation Army, because of its belief in God - but what does that have to do with helping the needy?
Actually I think that most people hate the God of the bible..they may love the god they have designed in their own head ... but not the god that clearly reveals himself in the scripture..