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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!
John Adams, 2nd US President The Government of the United States is in no sense founded on the Christian religion.
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?
Jean Meslier Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
Stendhal All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
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
Napolean Bonaparte There must be Religion. Otherwise the poor would murder the rich.
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear
Thomas Jefferson, 1823 The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.
Karl Marx Religion is the Opiate of the masses.
Mimoun Raddahi It's better to live in freedom for one life time than to be a slave of God for an eternity.
Unknown "Faith is to the human what sand is to the ostrich."
Frank Zappa Scientology, how about that? You hold on to the tin cans and then this guy asks you a bunch of questions, and if you pay enough money you get to join the master race. How's that for a religion?
Oscar Wilde When I think of all the harm the Bible has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it.
Charles Stonehouse V The existance of G W Bush is the proof against intelligent design.
James Randi Gods are children's blankets that get carried over into adulthood.
John Kelly  Ireland John Kelly Ireland Religious people and donkey's: A donkey is a simple creature it would follow a carrot on a stick, but it is still capable, even with its most basic of intellect of determining when there is no carrot.
Bob Snuka I refuse to believe in a god that would send me to hell just for not believing in him.
Pat Condell Q: Prove God doesn't exist.

A: That's a tough one. Show me how it's done by proving Zeus and Apollo don't exist and I'll use your method.
bumper sticker question everything or believe anything
unknown God made me an atheist
Rick Reynolds As far as I can tell from studying the scriptures, all you do in heaven is pretty much just sit around all day and praise the Lord. I don't know about you, but I think that after the first, oh, I don't know, 50,000,000 years of that I'd start to get a little bored.
William S. Burroughs Life is a vacation from two eternities, who wants to waste those precious years worrying about what happens when you get back to forever?
Isaac Asimov Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition
Sam Harris Whenever a man imagines that he need only believe the truth of a proposition, without evidence - that unbelievers will go to hell, that Jews drink the blood of infants - he becomes capable of anything
Gene Roddenberry Gene Roddenberry They said God was on high and he controlled the world and therefore we must pray against Satan. Well, if God controls the world, he controls Satan. For me, religion was full of misstatements and reaches of logic that I just couldn't agree with
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll Take from the church the miraculous, the supernatural, the incomprehensible, the unreasonable, the impossible, the unknowable, the absurd, and nothing but a vacuum remains
H. L. Mencken H. L. Mencken Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."
andyc you could spend a lifetime studying a religion, study two and you will be done within the hour.
Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Why do you write to me "God should punish the English"? I have no close connection to either one or the other. I see only with deep regret that God punishes so many of His children for their numerous stupidities, for which only He Himself can be held
Ambrose Bierce Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll God has always resembled his creators. He hated and loved what they hated and loved and he was invariably found on the side of those in power. Most of the gods were pleased with sacrifice, and the smell of innocent blood has ever been considered a divine perfume
Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein The most preposterous notion that H. Sapiens has ever dreamed up is that the Lord God of Creation, Shaper and Ruler of all the Universes, wants the saccharine adoration of His creatures, can be swayed by their prayers, and becomes petulant if He does
George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says; he is always convinced that it says what he means.
Karl Marx Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, & the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people
Bill Hicks They believe the bible is the exact word of God - Then they change the bible! Pretty presumptuous, hu huh? "I think what God meant to say..."
Suresh Theists should never complain no matter what happens in the world because nothing happens without the almighty's will. So if I break your head, murder your kin, dont blame me. God made me to do it.
Pat Simons Pat Simons It's obvious that the multitude of religions in the world cannot all be right. There is nothing, however, that precludes their all being wrong.
EA Miller EA Miller "Faith is the sound your mouth makes when your brain is not strong enough to use logic."

-Paul Kinsella
EA Miller EA Miller Christians: "I'm fighting for my religious freedom."

What they're saying in reality: "I'm fighting to inject my religious dogma into every aspect of society (e.g., government, schools, medical field) and I could give a rat's ass about anyone else's beliefs!"

W.C.Fields Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas
EA Miller EA Miller The one thing you can count on during the broadcast of Christian television programs is not a closer relationship to Jesus, but rather that they'll ask you for money at some point during the program.
EA Miller EA Miller Why are religious nut-jobs in such a hurry to indoctrinate young children into the faith? Because they know that if these children were allowed to think for themselves, they'd likely choose science and reason over the ignorance and superstition of religion.
EA Miller EA Miller On the topic of claims that 'god is perfect'...

"Perfect beings do not experience anger or surprise towards a sequence of events they knew of in advance."

-John Kelly Ireland
EA Miller EA Miller Mixed messages, repetition, bad fact checking, awkward constructions, inconsistent voice, weak character development, boring tangents, contradictions, passages where nobody can tell what the heck the writer meant to convey. . . . This doesn't sound like a book that was dictated by a deity.

-Valerie Tarico
(regarding the Bible)
EA Miller EA Miller In my opinion, a doctorate in theology equates to a doctorate in fairy tale. However, if I had to choose which one to pursue, I would choose the latter because Grimm's characters were so much cooler than those in the bible.
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osirisnut osirisnut WTF Bible verses... Behold I, the lord, will rebuke your offspring and will spread dung on your face, even the dung of your animal sacrifices , and you will be taken away with it. Malachi 2.3.
osirisnut osirisnut Theists FYI.. There is no such thing as a born again Christian, you weren't born a Christian you were raised a Christian.
osirisnut osirisnut Christians you were not born with an original sin, you don't have a soul, you don't have a guardian angel, and you don't have saints because they don't exist either.
EA Miller EA Miller I’m not on the side of any religion. All religions are dangerous. They just have fluctuating, various degrees of harm that they inflict on humanity at any given time in history.
EA Miller EA Miller If being a misogynistic pig is part of your religion, then atheism is not your problem my friend.
EA Miller EA Miller I thank fictional gods for nothing. This world has enough resources to feed and house everyone, but instead self-serving despots, billionaires, and religious factions fighting over who has the best imaginary friend have ruined it all.
EA Miller EA Miller I question anyone who takes the word of a priest, pastor, rabbi, or imam in matters regarding science over that of a highly educated actual scientist.
osirisnut osirisnut WTF Bible verses... If the bride to be's virginity cannot be proven on the night of her wedding, then they shall bring her out to the door of her father's house, and the men of the city shall stone her to death. Deuteronomy: 20-21
osirisnut osirisnut Jesus Christ only had the name Jesus the name Christ was the name of his donkey. Throws a different light on the phrase "Jesus fucking Christ".
osirisnut osirisnut The bible is not the most important book in the catholic church for priests and nuns, that position goes to the kamasutra.
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