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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1160 on: March 22, 2013, 10:17:45 AM »
The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.  (James Madison)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1161 on: March 24, 2013, 03:31:08 PM »
Must then a Christ perish in torment in every age to save those that have no imagination?  (George Bernard Shaw)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1162 on: March 25, 2013, 08:24:02 AM »
The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.  (Carl Sagan)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1163 on: March 26, 2013, 02:23:02 PM »
The greatest miseries that have afflicted the human race have had their origin in this thing called religion. (Thomas Paine)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1164 on: March 27, 2013, 11:04:30 AM »
To command their professors of astronomy to refute their own observations is to command them not to see what they do see and not to understand what they do understand.  (Galileo Galilei)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1165 on: March 28, 2013, 10:53:45 AM »
Praying is begging for an unseen deity to alter the laws of nature for someone admittedly unworthy.  (George Carlin)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1166 on: March 29, 2013, 01:22:16 PM »
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence. (Bertrand Russell)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1167 on: March 30, 2013, 02:48:54 PM »
Of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst.  (C.S. Lewis)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1168 on: April 03, 2013, 12:51:08 PM »
Eternal nothingness is okay if you're dressed for it.  (Woody Allen)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1169 on: April 04, 2013, 10:16:41 AM »
Believing that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legitimate powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their Legislature should "make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof," thus building a wall of separation between Church and State.  (Thomas Jefferson)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1170 on: April 05, 2013, 09:06:26 AM »
If there is a god, a caring god, then we have to figure he's done an extraordinary job of making a very cruel world.  (Dave Matthews)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1171 on: April 07, 2013, 02:07:46 PM »
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument.  (Samuel Johnson)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1172 on: April 08, 2013, 08:28:18 AM »
Funny how miracles have gone downhill over the last 2000 years. It used to be all about healing the sick, raising the dead and impregnating virgins. Now it's vague shapes on food, window smudges, mildew stains and bird poop.  (Jim Craig)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1173 on: April 09, 2013, 08:37:28 AM »
Faith is to the human what sand is to the ostrich.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1174 on: April 10, 2013, 07:54:28 AM »
Religious people and donkeys:

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.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1175 on: April 11, 2013, 09:14:54 AM »
Primates often have trouble imagining a universe not run by an angry alpha male.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1176 on: April 12, 2013, 08:09:38 AM »
The Bible has fingerprints all over it, and none of them are God-sized.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1177 on: April 13, 2013, 12:20:05 PM »
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.  (Pat Condell)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1178 on: April 14, 2013, 11:31:01 AM »
Gods are children's blankets that get carried over into adulthood.  (James Randi)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1179 on: April 15, 2013, 10:14:32 AM »
Science adjusts its views based on what’s observed.  Faith is the denial of observation so that belief can be preserved.  (Tim Minchin)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1180 on: April 16, 2013, 09:41:08 AM »
There are three kinds of people: those who seek the truth as revealed by a higher authority; those who seek the truth as defined by rational enquiry; and the vast majority, who believe whatever they find convenient.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1181 on: April 17, 2013, 08:23:27 AM »
Doesn't it bother you that you put more logical thought into choosing a car than you do in choosing a god?
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1182 on: April 18, 2013, 08:42:18 AM »
Break the cycle of religion. Stop lying to children.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1183 on: April 19, 2013, 09:17:30 AM »
Hell would be to have to spend eternity in a Heaven with those who are sure they are going there.
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1184 on: April 20, 2013, 10:27:10 AM »
Religious faith not only lacks evidence, its independence from evidence is its pride and joy, shouted from the rooftops.  (Richard Dawkins)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1185 on: April 21, 2013, 04:40:43 PM »
When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life.  (Sigmund Freud)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1186 on: April 22, 2013, 09:28:03 AM »
Creationists don't want equal time; they want all the time there is.  (Isaac Asimov)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1187 on: April 23, 2013, 08:39:02 AM »
Anyone who makes blanket statements about Muslims, about Americans, about any category of people is wrong. However, someone who makes blanket statements about "God's will" is expressing an ideology, a scary and unreasoning ideology.  (Sean Faircloth)
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Re: Quote of the Day
« Reply #1188 on: April 24, 2013, 09:51:23 AM »
A man without religion is like a fish without a bicycle.
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