8/22/17 – fatuous: foolish or inane, especially in an unconscious, complacent manner; unreal; illusory

“On the other hand, some people take ‘religion’ to mean superstition, even fanaticism, as when Richard Dawkins says that ‘religion flies planes into buildings but science flies rockets to the moon.’ That is surely one of the most fatuous things I’ve ever heard said by an Oxford professor.” (Imprimis, July/August 2017)

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