"Rather than letting our faith dictate our politics, we’ve gotten to the point for many of us where we’re letting our politics — typically what the Republican Party says — dictate our faith,” Katharine Hayhoe, an evangelical Christian who is a climate scientist at Texas Tech University, said in a telephone interview. “Caring about God’s creation and caring about God’s people is entirely consistent with caring for your neighbor."
False Machine: Liking Things →
If you listen to someone talk about someone they really love, that light goes on in their eyes, they drift a bit. Write down what they say. read it back alter on. They sound a bit thick. They aren’t. There is something bigger going on. the words are just part of it.
Hearing them talk about why they hate something usually feels like you are watching a machine work. Something precise, toothed and efficient. Internal. The actions of the mind on a disembodied thing. I always sound clever when I’m angry. I am fluent in contempt.