June 12, 2013
"Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt."

— H.L. Mencken

October 14, 2012
"So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people - greedy, barbarous, and cruel, as you are."

— T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia

October 13, 2012
"THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN CONTROL PEOPLE IS TO LIE TO THEM. You can write that down in your book in great big letters."

— L. Ron Hubbard Technique 88

September 19, 2012
"Atheism is not a conscious act of turning away from all gods. It is simply the final destination for those who think. You will be pleased to discover that the sky does not fall down on your head. If you still want to pray, you can; the success rate of your prayers is unlikely to change."

— Guy P. Harrison

August 23, 2012
"I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world."

— Richard Dawkins

August 19, 2012
"If you think God’s there, He is. If you don’t, He isn’t. And if that’s what God’s like, I wouldn’t worry about it."

— Haruki Murakami

August 16, 2012
"She believed in nothing. Only her scepticism kept her from being an atheist."

— Jean-Paul Sartre

August 15, 2012
"I suppose that one reason I have always detested religion is its sly tendency to insinuate the idea that the universe is designed with ‘you’ in mind or, even worse, that there is a divine plan into which one fits whether one knows it or not. This kind of modesty is too arrogant for me."

— Christopher Hitchens

July 30, 2012
"Our belief is not a belief. Our principles are not a faith. We do not rely soley upon science and reason, because these are necessary rather than sufficient factors, but we distrust anything that contradicts science or outrages reason. We may differ on many things, but what we respect is free inquiry, openmindedness, and the pursuit of ideas for their own sake."

— Christopher Hitchens

July 29, 2012
"I tried to believe that there is a God, who created each of us in His own image and likeness, loves us very much, and keeps a close eye on things. I really tried to believe that, but I gotta tell you, the longer you live, the more you look around, the more you realize, something is fucked up."

— George Carlin

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