Hast thou reason? I have. Why then dost not thou use it? For if this does its own work, what else dost thou wish?
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
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
It ain't the parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.
A lie is a lie even if everyone believes it. The truth is the truth even if no one believes it.
If you want to get together in any exclusive situation and have people love you, fine - but to hang all this desperate sociology on the idea of The Cloud-Guy who has The Big Book, who knows if you've been bad or good - and CARES about any of it - to hang it all on that, folks, is the chimpanzee part of the brain working.
The religious persecution of the ages has been done under what was claimed to be the command of God.
Susan B. Anthony
Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and, above all, love of the truth.
H. L. Mencken
I condemn false prophets, I condemn the effort to take away the power of rational decision, to drain people of their free will - and a hell of a lot of money in the bargain. Religions vary in their degree of idiocy, but I reject them all. For most people, religion is nothing more than a substitute for a malfunctioning brain.
I cannot be angry at God, in whom I do not believe.