Marilyn vos Savant
Marilyn vos Savant has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the highest IQ of any living woman. For over 20 years she has run a column in Parade magazine titled Ask Marilyn, which features clever puzzles, intellectual games and well-reasoned opinion.
|“||Americans prefer to elect Presidents whose value systems grow from their religious beliefs. (That’s why an atheist — whose values are chosen, not established — has never been elected.) We expect the President to act on his values. So [vetoing stem cell research] is not the same as mixing church and state.||”|
As an example of the insight she has on American values, a quote on liberty:
|“||How can we live in freedom and maintain that we are entitled to *anything* that we can't get without the labor of others? Remember, if we are entitled to the labor of others, that makes slaves of those others.||”|