When religions cease to exist as a spiritual guidance and turn into a way of governance, it turns into a tool of tyranny.
This is from last week, but this whole bit is excellent.
“Because, apparently, we think killing our citizens is our job.”
I love that The Daily Show replaced their mugs with Boston ones for the show on Tuesday. A small but kind nod to them.
Their paranoid fear of a possible dystopic future prevents us from addressing our actual dystopic present. We can’t even begin to address thirty-thousand gun deaths that are actually, in reality, happening in this country every year, because a few of us must remain vigilant against ‘the rise of imaginary Hitler’.
|—||Jon Stewart, on some who object to gun control.|
I think any time you run an organization where more people believe that the president is a Muslim than believe in evolution, it’s a problem.
|—||Jon Stewart, on the viewers of Fox News.|
(after Jon Stewart reasoned that Fox News is an overreaction to a slight liberal bias in the media)
Bill O'Reilly: FNC [Fox News Corporation] is making over a billion dollars a year, so... something's going right.
Jon Stewart: Yes, you can't make money selling crap in this country, that's for sure.