Thursday 23 November 2017

Venezuela is a true relic for the Left

Deranged: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Reuters/Marco Bello/File Photo
Deranged: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Reuters/Marco Bello/File Photo
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

It always amazes me how some secular people bring a religious fervour to their politics.

One of the many reasons I'm not religious is because the idea of blind faith seems both absurd and dangerous.

After all, most people who have been systematically murdered throughout history have been murdered by the faithful - whether that faith is in their particular deity, or just in the name of a particular ideology, blind faith is blind faith and blind faith is something that tends to get other people killed.

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