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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1334 on: September 23, 2013, 08:06:10 AM »
Some children are raised in such an ideological prison that they willingly become their own jailers.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1335 on: September 24, 2013, 11:07:08 AM »
Religion is the refuge of the morally weak and the intellectually lazy.  (Craig Smith)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1336 on: September 25, 2013, 11:17:47 AM »
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, would believe in anything.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1337 on: September 26, 2013, 09:01:57 AM »
The most important questions a human can ever ask must surely deserve the most convincing answers, not simply the most comforting.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1338 on: September 27, 2013, 09:08:43 AM »
Believers should thank atheists for giving them a common target for their hatred. History clearly shows that without atheists, religious people quickly turn on each other.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1339 on: September 28, 2013, 07:26:15 AM »
The fact that we can judge the morality of a religion clearly indicates that morals are grounded in something else.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1340 on: September 29, 2013, 09:23:07 AM »
Primitive people, without the benefit of scientific method, could not see how the wind could move, so they concocted "gods" who moved the wind for them. That's when the trouble started.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1341 on: September 30, 2013, 08:09:12 AM »
The idea that there is any book 'wherein is no doubt' is insulting as well demonstrably untrue.  (Douglas Murray)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1342 on: October 01, 2013, 02:45:35 PM »
Atheism is a wake up call. Theism is a go-back-to-sleep-and-hope-it-all-goes-away call.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1343 on: October 02, 2013, 08:26:47 AM »
There is no commandment that is simply "Thou shall not lie." At least the guys who made up God and the Bible weren't hypocrites in that sense.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1344 on: October 03, 2013, 12:35:53 PM »
Just remember: all religions were cults at one time.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1345 on: October 04, 2013, 09:48:11 AM »
In fact, Creationism is the opposite of science. In a nutshell, science observes, then explains. Creationism starts with a rigid conclusion and then looks around for natural phenomena that might support this conclusion. This is the same thing as shooting an arrow into a wall and then painting a bull's eye around it.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1346 on: October 05, 2013, 05:03:14 PM »
The predictions of armageddon and “End of Days” so proudly touted by several religions, are written so ambiguously that the masses can just mold them like modelling clay to declare any time as the end of time.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1347 on: October 06, 2013, 02:43:09 PM »
Fools fear gods; wise men fear the fools.  (Trace Ahlers)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1348 on: October 07, 2013, 09:29:35 AM »
If you did not see it with your own eyes or hear it with your own ears, don't invent it with your small mind and share it with your big mouth.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1349 on: October 08, 2013, 09:01:10 AM »
The problem of faith is that it is a conversation stopper. As long as you don't have to give reasons for what you believe, you have effectively immunized yourself against the power of human conversation.  (Sam Harris)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1350 on: October 09, 2013, 09:34:50 AM »
Better an uncomfortable truth than a comfortable lie.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1351 on: October 10, 2013, 12:56:36 PM »
Moral and ethical fiber without purpose is better than a criminal who attends church.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1352 on: October 11, 2013, 10:38:26 AM »
You can pray all you want for god to move a mountain but until you bring a shovel and do all the work, it'll never happen. All prayers are unanswered.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1353 on: October 12, 2013, 08:13:20 AM »
The words kill, killed, slay, slew, put to death and the like appear far too often in the Bible.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1354 on: October 14, 2013, 03:06:09 PM »
Re: The Bible. - If I watched a football match then orally relayed the events. This is repeated from father to son orally for 500 years. How accurate do you think the resulting report would be?  Yet the first thing any theist does is quote the Bible!  (Chris Parry)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1355 on: October 15, 2013, 10:09:14 AM »
Science is not anti-religion, necessarily, it is just pro-reality. If any gods are real then it is most likely the scientific method that will reveal them for all to see. This makes me wonder why science isn't taught and encouraged in churches, Sunday schools, and mosques. If your claims are correct then science is an ally, not the enemy.  (Guy P. Harrison)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1356 on: October 16, 2013, 08:17:46 AM »
Religion is a virus and knowledge is the cure.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1357 on: October 17, 2013, 07:45:23 AM »
One cannot disprove the existence of a God any more than one can the existence of the Tooth Fairy.  But if enough people believed in the latter, would it make it any more credible?
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1358 on: October 18, 2013, 11:56:57 AM »
I am treated as evil by people who claim they are being oppressed because they are not allowed to force me to practice what they do.  (D. Dale Gulledge)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1359 on: October 19, 2013, 09:57:03 AM »
Faith-minded people do not have the desire to properly and honestly perceive and model reality.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1360 on: October 21, 2013, 07:57:26 AM »
Sheep are considered among the stupidest of farm-living creatures, herded by snapping dogs, only to have their fur sheared for market or even killed for their meat. It is by no small coincidence that Priests call the people who listen to them "their flock".
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1361 on: October 22, 2013, 10:27:21 AM »
If God is incomprehensible to man, it would seem rational never to think of him at all.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1362 on: October 23, 2013, 09:50:09 AM »
Religion is the antithesis of science, an anaesthetic for the mind that disables critical thought.  (P. Z. Myers)
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