I am an atheist, out and out. It took me a long time to say it. I've been an atheist for years and years, but somehow I felt it was intellectually unrespectable to say that one is an atheist, because it assumed knowledge that one didn't have. Somehow it was better to say one was a humanist or agnostic. I don't have the evidence to prove that God doesn't exist, but I so strongly suspect that he doesn't that I don't want to waste my time.
That the world is in a bad shape is undeniable, but there is not the faintest reason in history to suppose that Christianity offers a way out.
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
Scientific research confirms that humans are a link in the evolutionary life chain. There is no credible evidence for the existence of an immortal supernatural element. Our only life is here and now. Make it worthy of a moral person.
Keith S. Cornish
The Bible and Church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women's emancipation.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
No Gods - No Masters.
Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality.