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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?
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.
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.
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.
Rich Rodriguez It is very difficult to reason someone out of a position they did not reason themselves into.
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.
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."
Unknown Primates often have trouble imagining a universe not run by an angry alpha male
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.
unknown "Who created god? If your answer is he always was, then why can't you say the same for the universe?"
Nogard A religious text should ideally not extend past three pages. Any longer and it tends to contradict itself.
John Kelly  Ireland John Kelly Ireland Who are the bigger fool's, those who are born stupid or those who choose stupidity?
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point
Sigmund Freud "When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life."
Daryl Elliott "All religions are cults of varying degrees."
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.
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.
Ed Martin Hell would be to have to spend eternity in a Heaven with those who are sure they are going there.
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."
unknown The Bible has fingerprints all over it. And none of them are God-sized.
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.
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.
John Adams This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religions in it.
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.
John Buchan An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.
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!
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
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 Adams, 2nd US President The Government of the United States is in no sense founded on the Christian religion.
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EA Miller EA Miller "Numbers 11: Have you ever been on a long road trip with your family and wanted to destroy everyone around you? Well, God actually goes through with it... and makes it rain quail." -Hemant Mehta
EA Miller EA Miller I’ve never seen a device that so readily justifies bigotry and hatred on a regular basis than religion does.
osirisnut osirisnut Religious leaders say religious violence is not caused by religions.
osirisnut osirisnut Q. Which bishops can you trust? The answer, of course is, the only bishops you can trust are those on a chess board.
osirisnut osirisnut CHRISTIANITY: 2000 years of trying to prove god exists and the best they can come up with is "You'll find out when your dead".
osirisnut osirisnut The Establishment betray the victims of child rape, whilst protecting the perpetrators and those who shield them.
Idel Dreimer Idel Dreimer And on the eighth day, God sat back to watch the unfolding. And he saw the lion crush the gazelle, the python swallow the child, the parasitoid larva relentlessly consuming its host, the spider enjoying her cannibalistic meal. He saw the Black Death, and the mortal consequences of viral success. And reflecting on the marvels he had wrought, God smiled, for he knew that they must be good. (Observation #2105)
EA Miller EA Miller A single decent human being is far better than any of the thousands of gods ever concocted by mankind.

EA Miller EA Miller “How absurd that a god would become a human just to sacrifice himself to himself in order to create a loophole to a rule that he created.” -Roger Boden
Pat Simons Pat Simons Religion offers itself up as a solution to problems people didn't even know they had.
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