The Bible scene in The West Wing

I love the bible scene in The West Wing. I know it's just a television show and all, but it's still so gratifying to see Bartlett deliver such an epic burn.

God is dead — at least by definition

In the absence of a god or of gods by definition, we're left with complex human belief-systems. And these belief-systems are real, for sure.

I’m a science-fictionist — a complete political framework

If I had to put a political label on myself, I’d call myself a science-fictionist. You should be totally free to be smart, but not totally free to be stupid.