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Right. Yeah, there are a lot of hot buttons out there. One of them is Darwin. All I have to do is say Darwin, I don't care what follows, I get loads of e-mail from people ripping me. You wouldn't believe it, Snerdley. My e-mail this week has been overflowing with people shocked, "I was shocked! I thought you were reasonably intelligent man. I'm a subscriber to your website and I have been listening to you for 20 years, but I can't believe how uninformed and embarrassing you are on Darwin." And all I said was Charles Darwin and Karl Marx are responsible for more deaths than even global warming. And, man, survival of the fittest, maybe Darwin didn't say it, you know, frankly, I don't care about Darwin, either. As far as I'm concerned Darwin is corrupt and everybody that believes in Darwinism is corrupt and they present a problem. Well, somebody thinks he said survival of the fittest and so they're running around saying so. So all I said was we know that liberals love Darwin.

Liberals love anything that allows them to say there's no God. Liberals will go anywhere and support anything if they can use it to say there's no God. Okay, fine. Then they come up and they say survival of the fittest, fine and dandy. Well, then why don't they let survival of the fittest rule in American society? They love Darwin, and they love survival of the fittest except when it comes to America. Now they want equality of outcomes. They don't want survival of the fittest. They want survival of the incompetents. In fact, they want the incompetents to triumph over the competent. They want the incompetent, the incapable, the stupid, to triumph over the genuine creators of wealth and the entrepreneurs, and that's what's wrong with these people. And if Darwin helps them get there, then they'll use it. And man, I'm telling you, a guy called and asked me about Darwin, evolution or whatever, I told him what I think and my e-mail was just overflowing. I almost had to get a satellite account to handle the overflow, Snerdley, and every one of them was arrogant and condescending: "I can't believe how stupid you are. I had so much invested in your intelligence, you really need to reexamine what you think about Darwinism." These people that believe in Darwin are no different than people who have faith in Jesus Christ or Mohammed or what have you. It's fascinating.

Rush Limbaugh, The Rush Limbaugh Show 57 Comments [12/9/2013 4:09:42 AM]
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Tim of Whipping

"These people that believe in Darwin are no different than people who have faith in Jesus Christ or Mohammed or what have you. It's fascinating."

Believe in Darwin? I didn't realise his existence was in question. He certainly isn't claimed to converse with the divine like those other two examples.

There's a bunch of rubbish in this, but that last part amused me in the different ways it can be interpreted. It can also be read to be saying faith in Jesus or Mohammed is as bad as believing in that evil evolution stuff!

12/9/2013 4:22:05 AM

Titania

Rush Limbaugh is nothing more than an over-paid troll. I wouldn't be surprised to find out he doesn't believe any of the bullshit that comes out of his mouth. And that is the difference between him and Palin. They're both in it for the money, but one believes her own bullshit, the other might not. Either way, they both say some really stupid stuff.

12/9/2013 4:57:16 AM

Mihangel apYrs

quote:
"I was shocked! I thought you were reasonably intelligent man. ....., but I can't believe how uninformed and embarrassing you are on Darwin."

And then he goes on to prove it

12/9/2013 5:03:43 AM

aebars

Man, I wish I could make as much money as Limbaugh, O'Reilly, et .al. make by just predictably ranting about how "libruls" and everything conservatives perceive as being associated with them are evil.

Seriously; if I were to bother spending just three or four weeks compiling every stock conservative, creationist, white nationalist, MRA and Randroid talking point into a 100 page book, title it 'Reclaiming our American Values', and have it published through Counter Currents or something like-minded, could I potentially make money off of it? I mean, Caiden Cowger pretty much did this with 'Restoring America', and he's only 15.

12/9/2013 5:09:15 AM

Goomy pls

"Well, then why don't they let survival of the fittest rule in American society?"

And there is where you fail. You have committed the is-ought fallacy, which says that just because it is doesn't necessarily mean it should be. Darwin himself opposed the ideology, and it is a gross misinterpretation of natural selection. Rage at Herbert Spencer if you want, but not Darwin. He didn't start it.

Natural selection is true, but it's a pretty bad way to run society.

12/9/2013 5:12:54 AM

Qazamir McSmarty Britches

Liberals love anything that allows them to say there's no God. Liberals will go anywhere and support anything if they can use it to say there's no God

Even liberal Christians?


These people that believe in Darwin are no different than people who have faith in Jesus Christ or Mohammed

So all these evil Darwinist liberals are really Christians or Muslims, in other words God-believers, after all? /Snark.

Make up your mind Rush.

12/9/2013 5:14:56 AM

anothga

Liberals love anything that allows them to say there's no God.
Just because someone is a liberal doesn't mean they're an atheist too.

12/9/2013 5:34:28 AM

Hasan Prishtina

Rush, if you believe that Social Darwinism is the same as Darwinism, will you go on the air and say you believe in social democracy?

12/9/2013 5:58:41 AM

pyro

> Liberals love anything that allows them to say there's no God. Liberals will go anywhere and support anything if they can use it to say there's no God

Then why do I dislike Randian Objectivism so much? (after reading The Fountainhead).

12/9/2013 6:01:46 AM

Doubting Thomas

My e-mail this week has been overflowing with people shocked, "I was shocked! I thought you were reasonably intelligent man. I'm a subscriber to your website and I have been listening to you for 20 years, but I can't believe how uninformed and embarrassing you are on Darwin."

Gee, why would they say that?

And all I said was Charles Darwin and Karl Marx are responsible for more deaths than even global warming.

Oh, right.

12/9/2013 6:26:27 AM

Big Jilm

Yeah, except religious liberals.

You remember that Liberal president we had a few years back: you know, the preacher, Jimmy Carter? Perhaps you've heard of him?

You probably don't remember though, due to years of substance abuse.

12/9/2013 6:40:42 AM

Mister Spak

Another deaf doper.

12/9/2013 6:41:05 AM

DAR31337

That ending confirms it: fundies project themselves onto those who disagree.

12/9/2013 6:53:08 AM

Sangfroid

Oh come on! Limbaugh? A moronic draft dodging chickenhawk dope fiend drug smuggler? My goodness, if there is anyone less worthy of our attention, it can only be Glenn Beck.

12/9/2013 7:17:48 AM



"I was shocked! I thought you were reasonably intelligent man."

Well, I'm shocked that someone could have thought Limbluarghh is an intelligent man.

12/9/2013 7:19:51 AM

Glandu

"""These people that believe in Darwin are no different than people who have faith in Jesus Christ or Mohammed or what have you."""


hehehe, he said that!!! Darwin=Jeebus=Mohammed !!! He did fall in the trap! And as he spends a long rant trying to lower Darwin's value, the result upon jeebus is...

12/9/2013 7:22:29 AM

Anon-e-moose

"all I said was Charles Darwin and Karl Marx are responsible for more deaths than even global warming"



Nope. Nobody dying at Westminster Abbey...



...nor at Highgate Cemetery. I've stood before the latter, raised my right fist and sung the Socialist anthem "The Internationale". Still here. Oh, and (*takes out wallet*)...:



Still here II. Not forgetting...:



1996: Olympic Park Bombing. 2013: Boston Marathon Bombing.

2013 London Marathon. 2012 London Olympics - with that illustration on one of the jumps in the Equestrian Arena - Nothing bad happened. Still here III, and you've struck out.

Mitt The Tit Romney & his crack about our country 'not being ready for the Olympics'. And now this. I can't believe how mentally handicapped, ignorant, uneducated, and generally inferior you are, Rush Limburger.

--EDIT--

@Fawful has seen God has a vagina on top of his penis

I'm right-handed anyway, so...! And ol' Karl didn't mind in the slightest, so II...! X3

12/9/2013 7:38:19 AM

dionysus

everybody that believes in Darwinism is corrupt and they present a problem

So the world's leading scientists and doctors are all corrupt? Well then, I hope you show those corrupt eggheads what for by never taking any medication or using any technology! What's that? You LIKE living a comfortable and safe existence in the modern world? Well then, I guess you'll just have to learn to tolerate us godless Darwinists. Also, am I the only one who's frightened by the religious right's constant scapegoating of liberals? I can't be the only one.

Liberals love anything that allows them to say there's no God. Liberals will go anywhere and support anything if they can use it to say there's no God.

You mean like this liberal?



I know. What a raging atheist that guy is!

12/9/2013 7:39:04 AM

rubber chicken

I don't believe a word of it.
Nobody who believed that Rush 'Scatmuncher' Limbaugh was intelligent would be capable of sending an e-mail. Writing over their monitor in Green crayon, possibly, but not sending an e-mail.

12/9/2013 8:00:39 AM

Passerby

Anyone who thinks you're a reasonably intelligent man at this point is either joking or the butt of every joke that isn't about you.

12/9/2013 8:06:57 AM

Papabear

"Liberals love anything that allows them to say there's no God."

And there is just so much to love.

12/9/2013 8:08:05 AM

Musicalbookworm

<sigh> and he's writing a series of history books. I shudder to think how wrong those are....

12/9/2013 8:14:54 AM

Seeker Lancer

It's amazing that people think the theory of evolution both begins and ends with Darwin like he's some sort of religious figure.

We've had over 150 years of development in the field of biology on the theory of evolution. Get your head out of your ass and past the figure of "Darwin" who is only deified by religious nuts who need a convenient target because they can't successfully attack the science itself.

There is no controversy just uninformed idiocy.

12/9/2013 8:28:00 AM

Fawful has seen God has a vagina on top of his penis

@Anon-e-moose:

I understand that you're supposed to rise your LEFT fist. Anyway, I stood before the monument to those SPD and KPD deputies killed by the Nazis in front of the Reichstag and saw the outside of Marx's house when he lived in Brussels.


12/9/2013 8:36:42 AM

Kuno

„People did criticize me for not knowing anything about evolution and I will refute this by showing that in fact I know even less about it!”

Seriously, why did this guy ever have an audience?

12/9/2013 8:46:22 AM

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