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Quoting Richard Brodie <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Oh, you saw it on TV. Gotta be true then. I take it all back.
Yes well, I'll strip away the sarcasm in your comment
and be so kind to substitute it for healthy and
Let me assure you that the policy of the Dutch TV station that
broadcasted the show is oriented towards actual facts
and not sensation. I should stress that we Dutch people are
rather sober and unbiased, this probably has some roots in our
lousy weather and our country being surrounded by large
world-powers (Germany, France and the UK).
This humble attitude is kinda reflected in the
way we make television.
I can understand your American-based skepticism as American
stations show a fair inclination to prefer cranked
up sensation over `boring' and unbiased factual accounts.
Why don't we just wait and see; time will tell who is
right: you or Dawkins.
(I am... because I'm a messenger boy)
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