When ideology is your guide, you’re bound to get lost.
Ideology deludes, inspires dishonesty, and breeds fanaticism.
Facts, experience, and logic are much better at leading you to truth.
Truth, however, is not everyone’s intended destination.
It doesn’t matter how smart you are if you don’t use your mind.
Ideologues forgo independent judgment.
To succumb to ideology is to put your brain on autopilot.
Ideology provides stock answers, conditions responses, and delivers one-size-fits-all explanations.
Can’t one be against cruelty to animals and still enjoy a tunafish sandwich?
To the ideologue, the answer is no.
All the ideology—the good, the bad, and the ugly—is a package deal.