We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I didn't read the comments there. Surely no dumber place on earth exists than the comments there.
Speaking of levels of awareness, I refer us to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._Scott_Peck#The_Four_Stages_of_Spiritual_Development. Witnessing Peck's middle two levels go at it hammer and tongs is, well, Hell I suppose, hence the quip above.
It's good to see the notion of absolutely nothing finally given some column inches. As we say, the Darwinian atheist merely expects the most supreme of all miracles after which he'll be happy to explain everything else.