-verb (used without object)
1. to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along: bees flitting from flower to flower.
2. to flutter, as a bird.
3. to pass quickly, as time: hours flitting by.
4. Chiefly Scot. and North England.
a. to depart or die.
b. to change one's residence.
-verb (used with object)
5. Chiefly Scot. to remove; transfer; oust or dispossess.
6. a light, swift movement; flutter.
7. Scot. and North England. a change of residence; instance of moving to a new address.
8. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a male homosexual.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan
"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré