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Thomas D. Pate And on the trillionth day, Man created Gods.
unknown Blasphemy is a victimless crime
Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of the astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.
HSM The Christian god makes man human, then burns him when he acts like one.
Judith Hayes If we are going to teach creation science as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Stephen Jay Gould Stephen Jay Gould Creation science has not entered the curriculum for a reason so simple and so basic that we often forget to mention it: because it is false, and because good teachers understand exactly why it is false. What could be more destructive of that most
Josh Charles Why would some all powerful being create creatures capable of reason and then demand that they act in a manner contrary to their creation?
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins Religious faith not only lacks evidence, its independence from evidence is its pride and joy, shouted from the rooftops.
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Bryan Emmanuel Gutierrez God should be executed for crimes against humanity.
Stephen King The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window
Taslima Nasrin Koranic teaching still insists that the sun moves around the earth. How can we advance when they teach things like that?
Nick Kinnan Children are born without religion, don't give them your nerosis.
Me Science flies people to the moon, religion flies people into buildings.
Nogard If god created my brain I'm certain he approves of its usage.
unknown Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
Rich Rodriguez In 1000 years we will all be Atheist or we will no longer be.
Jesse Ventura Religion is a crutch for the weak minded.
Pope Leo X It has served us well, this myth of Christ.
Michael A good king inspires loyalty. An evil tyrant demands blind obediance. A good king allows those who do not want to serve him leave in peace. An evil tyrant kills and tortures those who will not be slaves. This is why I could never be christian.
Rich Rodriguez It is very difficult to reason someone out of a position they did not reason themselves into.
Voltaire Voltaire It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Mark Twain Mark Twain Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
British comedian (sorry I forgot the name) When I was a child I had an imaginary friend to whom I talked. Then I grew up and became an atheist.
Unknown Primates often have trouble imagining a universe not run by an angry alpha male
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll "With soap, baptism is a good thing."
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll In Nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences.
George Carlin George Carlin Interstingly enough, I have found that the prayers I offer to the sun and the prayers I formerly offered to God ar all answered at about the same 50% rate
Daniel Boorstin The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.
Nogard A religious text should ideally not extend past three pages. Any longer and it tends to contradict itself.
unknown "Who created god? If your answer is he always was, then why can't you say the same for the universe?"
John Kelly  Ireland John Kelly Ireland Who are the bigger fool's, those who are born stupid or those who choose stupidity?
Sigmund Freud "When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life."
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point
Daryl Elliott "All religions are cults of varying degrees."
Ed Martin Hell would be to have to spend eternity in a Heaven with those who are sure they are going there.
unknown The Bible has fingerprints all over it. And none of them are God-sized.
Penn Jillette Penn Jillette Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-o, and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have.
Sir Arthur C. Clarke It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
H. L. Mencken H. L. Mencken I believe that religion, generally speaking, has been a curse to mankind--that its modest and greatly overestimated services on the ethical side have been more than overcome by the damage it has done to clear and honest thinking.
Steve Buscemi "The Island" What's "God"? Well, you know, when you want something really bad and you close your eyes and you wish for it? God's the guy that ignores you.
Frank Zappa "Children are naive -- they trust everyone. School is bad enough, but, if you put a child anywhere in the vicinity of a church, you're asking for trouble."
John Adams This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religions in it.
Frank Zappa If you wind up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest or some guy on TV telling you how to do your shit, then YOU DESERVE IT.
Jean Meslier Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
Cogito How difficult would it be for 11 men to hang a traitor, move a boulder, remove a body, and replace said boulder within a period of three days?
The First Amendment Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a
Kozy If all exclusive religions are right and everyone else is wrong, isn't everyone just wrong?
KANT The death of dogma is the birth of reality.
Frank Zappa A mind is like a parachute. It doesnt work if it not open.
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osirisnut osirisnut Atheists don't believe in your imaginary god, they also don't believe in satan, the imaginary enemy of your imaginary god. Do you know believes in satan? christians and muslims.
osirisnut osirisnut Rape in the bible is not a sex crime against a woman, but a property crime against a man. Now tell me again, how you get your morality from the bible. A.A.I
Pat Simons Pat Simons Of all the justifications humans have found for killing their fellow beings, none is more foolish or unforgivable than killing in the name of religion. Any religion.
EA Miller EA Miller If your religion determines your relationships, you are missing out on some exceptional human beings. My hope is that 2022 draws you away from a toxic belief systems and closer to actual humanity.
EA Miller EA Miller The Bible's need to serve up virgin daughters like property, stone gay men to death, and have well-defined rules for slavery doesn't bode well for equality among the masses or for an individual’s rights within a society.
EA Miller EA Miller “Theology is philosophy’s idiot cousin.” -David Paul
osirisnut osirisnut "Damn! I completely forgot TRash Wednesday!" and I so wanted to say something nice to the crazy christians on their special day.
EA Miller EA Miller "The Biblical god was written to be a petty, jealous, violent tyrant because it’s much easier to manipulate people when they’re fearful. Most people wouldn’t fear a reasonable, compassionate god. But a bully who’ll strike you down for picking up sticks on the Sabbath? Scary." -GL
EA Miller EA Miller The Bible doesn't have a problem with rape, genocide, or even slavery, but does take issue with shell-fish and mixed fabrics.
osirisnut osirisnut Religious scientists( bless them )have discovered what christ did when he was overwhelmed by his followers. They said he would go for long walks on the sea of galilee.
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