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Posted 1/14/08 , edited 4/18/08
"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."

"Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime; give a man religion and he will die praying for a fish."

"You can't convince a believer of anything; for their belief is not based on evidence, it's based on a deep-seated need to believe."

"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."
Posted 1/15/08 , edited 4/18/08
"I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours."
-- Stephen Roberts

"Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color."
--Don Hirschberg

"An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support."
-- John Buchan

"No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism."
--Annie Wood Besant
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We are survival machines-robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.”

Richard Dawkins.

“The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.”

Steven Weinberg.


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"I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of... Each of those churches accuse the other of unbelief; and for my own part, I disbelieve them all"
Thomas Paine

"Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise."
James Madison

"During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial. What have been its fruits? More or less in all places, pride and indolence in the Clergy, ignorance and servility in the laity; in both, superstition, bigotry and persecution."

James Madison
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"During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial. What have been its fruits? More or less in all places, pride and indolence in the Clergy, ignorance and servility in the laity; in both, superstition, bigotry and persecution."

James Madison


*Blink* What he said was a prejudice persecution of Christians, which makes him a bigot, so his fruits are bigotry, prejudice, and persecution, yet he's an atheist.

There’s no doubt that religion has been used to engender, inspire, and encourage prejudice, servile labor and servility itself, martial movements, and general violence in the past. However, anti-religion is no different, it simply hasn’t been around for very long.

You see anti-religion is simply a mutated form of religion itself. The following is a quote from the Encarta World English dictionary concerning the definition of religion:



3. personal beliefs or values: a set of strongly-held beliefs, values, and attitudes that somebody lives by
Encarta ® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1998-2004 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Where atheism avoids being a religion is that it has no set of beliefs, but simply a relies on straight "fact." Studies show that almost every person who thinks himself an atheist or agnostic have religious beliefs and do not know it. Atheism is based on facts, anti-religion is based on beliefs.

The belief that religion is evil, that it is wrong to be religious, that religious people are ignorant, that we should stand against religion, ext.

This is and of itself a religion. I; therefore, strongly urge you all to be very careful. This religion is a deceitful thing, hidden and furtive, trying to lull people into it without them realizing that they have been. Given time anti-religion will inexorably bring forth just as much if not more controversy than religion itself. (Assuming the world doesn’t end before it can, :p)




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Posted 1/22/08 , edited 4/18/08
"None whatsoever" - Bruce Lee

After a reporter asked him what his religious preference was.
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Laughing at someone with beliefs is another way of saying: "You're a joke." - Atomos, RF online


Pray to God, fine; but keep rowing to shore. - Russian proverb


For people that are supposed to be chastened they sure due stare at my breasts a lot. Even when I'm not showing cleavage. - My roommate


If there is a God, let him be beer itself. - Irish drunk guy i met in a bar once

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 blind-folded fear. - Tomas Jefferson
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Pray to God, fine; but keep rowing to shore. - Russian proverb


Ha, that's funny.
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"It ain't the parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand." - Mark Twain

"No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says; he is always convinced that it says what he means." - George Bernard Shaw

"I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence."
-- Doug McLeod

Posted 7/21/08
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. ~ Thomas Paine

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. ~ His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Believing in gods always causes confusion. ~ Pearl S. Buck

If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.
Posted 6/7/14 , edited 6/7/14
"Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence."
- Richard Dawkins
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