Religions are like pills, which must be swallowed whole without chewing.— Thomas Hobbes
Astounding Subtle Atheist quotations
Why do humans exist? A major part of the answer: because Pikaia Gracilens survived the Burgess decimation.
How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape.
To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation - is that good for the world?
In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken..."
One must state it plainly. Religion comes from the period of human pre-history where nobody - not even the mighty Democritus who concluded that all matter was made from atoms - had the smallest idea what was going on.
Thus, though I dislike to differ with such a great man, Voltaire was simply ludicrous when he said that if god did not exist it would be necessary to invent him. The human invention of god is the problem to begin with.
The only position that leaves me with no cognitive dissonance is atheism.
How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, “This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant?
Perfect definition of atheist dogma. Your mind has been subjected to subtle mental conditioning year after year. Now the atheist lie has become the truth to you. A lie that can be blown away with the real truth. It just takes time to unwind the atheist mental conditioning. The truth is out there. Outside of atheist dogma lies the truth!
I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering part of me will continue.