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Robert F. Kennedy, SatanistA great catch at Club Troppo: who knew that Bobby Kennedy was actually quoting Satan (as serpent in the Garden of Eden) as he trapsed around the country puffing about ‘poverty’ and ‘social justice‘ and so on?? The quote is from George Bernard Shaw’s play Back to Methuselah:

The first play is set in the Garden of Eden where Adam and Even discover death and the serpent tells Eve how to overcome it. The Kennedy quote comes from the first play where the Serpent says to Eve:

“I tell you I am very subtle. When you and Adam talk, I hear you say ‘Why?’ Always ‘Why?’ You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’”

It turns out that social democrats are actually Satanists! The left-leaning Wikipedia credits Bobby with the phrase, because he added the significant ‘as they are’, and the slightly modified version of the phrase is the one that will always be remembered from Ted’s eulogy of his brother:

As he said many times, in many parts of this nation, to those he touched and who sought to touch him:

“Some men see things as they are and say why.
I dream things that never were and say why not.”

The serpent has always had interesting things to say, but I had not been aware of any politician explicitly adopting a quote from the lord of darkness himself before.

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Written by Francis

March 15, 2010 at 10:56 am

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