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sir David stevens Its 90 degrees in the shade in jerusalem.. where did noah get two penguins and two polar bears from?
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.
unknown Blasphemy is a victimless crime
HSM The Christian god makes man human, then burns him when he acts like one.
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
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.
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.
Rich Rodriguez In 1000 years we will all be Atheist or we will no longer be.
unknown Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
Jesse Ventura Religion is a crutch for the weak minded.
Mark Twain Mark Twain Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
Voltaire Voltaire It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
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.
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.
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll "With soap, baptism is a good thing."
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
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll In Nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences.
Unknown Primates often have trouble imagining a universe not run by an angry alpha male
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?"
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point
John Kelly  Ireland John Kelly Ireland Who are the bigger fool's, those who are born stupid or those who choose stupidity?
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.
Daryl Elliott "All religions are cults of varying degrees."
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.
Sigmund Freud "When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life."
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."
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.
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.
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll Christianity did not come with tidings of great joy, but with a message of eternal grief. It came with the threat of everlasting torture on its lips. It meant war on earth and perdition hereafter
44th President Dem-To-Be-Named-Later United States He who says "The United States is a Christian nation founded upon Christian principles and beliefs" is woefully ignorant of history. The United States was founded by Deists, and the puritan settlers were but one immigrant group among many.
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 A mind is like a parachute. It doesnt work if it not open.
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.
John Buchan An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.
Eric Williams Religion serves men as blinders serve horses.
KANT The death of dogma is the birth of reality.
Wilfredo Hernandez All churchs beat the devil good, but they are very carefull not to kill him!
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Pat Simons Pat Simons The mere fact there is a field referred to as apologetics should be a far bigger problem for theists than it is. What kind of God needs mortals to make a case for its existence? Apologetics is, in itself, a compelling case for atheism.

ed m ed m If you were all powerful why would you need a day for rest?
EA Miller EA Miller The Christian god was genuinely “mad” at the human race for not behaving, flooded the planet, and in turn murdered most life on Earth. “Mad” implies surprise. How is it possible that an omnipresent being (existing in the past, present, and future) is ever surprised about anything? Yet this is a reoccurring theme that occurs throughout their holy fairytale book.

osirisnut osirisnut WTF Bible verses...As for the daughter of any priest, if she dishonors herself by becoming a whore, she dishonors her father. She shall be burned to death. Leviticus 23.20
osirisnut osirisnut How clerics try and blame their victims for being raped. The child instigated it. The rapes were historic. I didn't rape the child it was consensual sex. The last but not least "THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT".
osirisnut osirisnut About the gods I have no means of knowing either that they exist or that do not exist or what they are to look like. Many things prevent my knowing. Amongst others, the fact that they have never been seen. Protagoras .
osirisnut osirisnut Science is a rigorous systematic endeavor that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the world. In theology there is only an opinion. Bertrand Russell.
EA Miller EA Miller The purposeful spreading of misinformation, hatred, and ignorance are all hallmarks of organized religion.
EA Miller EA Miller The tragic, massive-scale violence in and around the Gaza Strip is truly heartbreaking, has world-wide implications, and is made possible by barbaric ancient religious beliefs.
EA Miller EA Miller When proponents of a so-called “holy book” claim that it is the ultimate source of love and wisdom, why do they spend a significant amount of their time attacking diversity and science?

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