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I don’t know about you, but I think that after the first, oh, I don’t know, 50,000,000 years of that I’d start to get a little bored. This Winter Solstice buy stuff via our links to Amazon! Religion is a virus. Swear to God! I asked them. Funny how so few know that and how so many insist it was founded as a "Christian Nation!" - John Adams, "Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."" "How do I know the Bible isn't the word of God? Oh well, Another good quote is, "We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. -- Edward Abbey, Truth does not demand belief. ""I'm proud to be an atheist - it helps me stand for so much more and fall for so much less." I also cannot imagine some will or goal outside the human sphere... Science has been charged with undermining morality, but the charge is unjust. I didn't know that you'd gone to so much trouble there. -- Thomas Jefferson, to Alexander Smyth, January 17, 1825. "Oh, I hadn't thought of that," says God, who promptly vanishes in a puff of logic. The religion they were bred up in, they blindly prefer to all others, without being able to give any stronger proof of it's being the best, than that it was the Faith of their fore-fathers. Then he is malevolent.Is he both able and willing? On each you can submit your favorite quotes yourself. The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. This is such a powerful idea that as the sun rises in the sky and the air heats up and as, gradually, the puddle gets smaller and smaller, it's still frantically hanging on to the notion that everything's going to be alright, because this world was meant to have him in it, was built to have him in it; so the moment he disappears catches him rather by surprise. I'm also on this Twitter thing, Here are some choice ones from WisdomToday.com (http://wisdomtoday.com), God is a concept by which we measure our pain. - Carl Sagan, "This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it." - John Adams "The world holds two classes of men - intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence." --Sam Harris, The End Of Faith. --Sam Harris, "Letter to a Christian Nation", "you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." -Nicholas Humphrey's Law of the Efficacy of Prayer, "Cults and prophets proclaiming the imminent end of the world have been with us for several millenia, and it has been another sour sort of fun to ridicule them the morning after, when they discover that their calculations were a little off. Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me? - Dennis Miller, Annie Dillard: Eskimo:"If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Mohandas Gandhi, "Born again?! - Voltaire, God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature and it has been said often by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. ", "Faith: not wanting to know what is true." - Isaac Asimov, "So far as religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. - Napoleon Bonaparte"But who prays for Satan? -- William Blake, "Religion is not fate, religion is fake, spirituality comes from the heart not from the pages of some out dated book written by mere men" -Madd Maxxx, "Religion is a group of scam artists that sell the calming idea that your body is a temple of God, while your mind belongs to them." Why should you and I? Here are my favorite anti-religious quotes: "This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it." - George Orwell, "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect, had intended for us to forgo their use." - Galileo Galilei, "Atheism is a requirement for a complete human being. The fact that all this crap is an illusion is mere icing on the cake. ", (paraphrase) - "If God objected to [people with various handicaps], he ought not have created such people." Some might claim for the original copies of the Bible an infallible character, but this view only begs the question and makes such Christian apologetics more ridiculous in the eyes of the sincere man. Without that, I couldn't do my job.” –George W. Bush, "Let's face it; God has an ego problem, why do we always have to worship him? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't. Friederich Nietzsche, "There is not enough love and kindness in the world to give any of it away to imaginary beings." ", "The word "Christianity" is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross. Voltaire, "Such evil deeds could religion prompt" Lucretius, "The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness" Joseph Conrad, "Men never do evil so completely and cheerfullly as when they do it from a religious conviction" Blaise Pascale, "When one person suffers from delusion, it is called insanity. Some might claim for the original copies of the Bible an infallible character, but this view only begs the question and makes such Christian apologetics more ridiculous in the eyes of the sincere man. --Thomas Jefferson, don't know who said this one though: Yeah, I pick on everyone , it's a hobby ! Antireligion is opposition to religion of any kind. and God granted it." And O, Scotland did praise the Lord: 'Thank you, Lord. The first post of this thread has been edited, to compile most of these atheist quotes in one place. Top 10 Anti-religion Songs 99 37 “ We're gonna gave to dig around for Anti-Atheism songs then, too. If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't. Religion is answers that may never be questioned. --Huang Po "Faith is a cop-out. The irony is that all our questions wil be answered after we die. I've made a lot of pages with religious and spiritual quotes: Christianity, Taoism etc. I will have faith! Okay, I got one word to ask you. ". Okay. "- Bill Maher, "I don't know anyone less Jesus like than Christians." These people actually believe the world is 12 thousand years old. If one wishes to know more of this raging, three headed beast-like god, one only needs to look at the caliber of people who say they serve him. Some of these quotes can be found at Celebatheists.com. No, don't bother even checking back ever, with the church. It clarified the intent of the founders of the constitution irrespective of the attempts of modern day religious revisionists... "Believing with you 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 legislative 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. ~Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Moral:  a peerless maxim enumerated by God in his Holy Bible, such as that of Deut. Judge: god, you have been accused of existence! http://www.quotedb.com/categories/anti-religion, The Strategies of Christian Fundamentalism ›, ‹ Nashville Muslim woman accused of making terrorist threats, Fundamentalist Christianity in Second Life ›, http://www.positiveatheism.org/hist/quotes/zappa.htm, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZHaQ3C3xQo, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEDT2RDIf1E&feature=related, A little victory against a squatter rationalresponders.blogspot. This video is #BestOf Founding Fathers Anti-Religion Quotes. - Scott Williams, ALSO SEE: "Positive Atheism's Big List of Quotations", http://www.positiveatheism.org/hist/quotes/qframe.htm, And another: http://www.quotedb.com/categories/anti-religion, Keywords for this post: atheist atheism agnostic science history religion god non-believer skeptic humanist. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. And only after He was dead did you worship Him and start killing those who would not. - H. L. Mencken, "Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration--courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and, above all, love of the truth. 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 blindfolded fear. " "Well, we looked at all the people in the Bible, and we added them up all the way back to Adam and Eve, their ages – 12 thousand years." ", "A guy says, "I hate Jews," and I said, "Why?" - Howard Zinn, "This would be the best of all possible worlds if there were no religion in it." When many people suffer from a delusion, it is called Religion.'. Grandpa! I'm sure you'll have that evidence in short order" - Brian 37, "don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't. Share This Book, Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion. He loves wickedness, but only because he loves punishing wickedness.”, “I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct of revenge, for which no means are venomous enough, or secret, subterranean and small enough – I call it the one immortal blemish upon the human race.”, “While there are millions of hungry people all around the world, while there are thousands of homeless people in every country, while some continents are in a horrible poverty, while there are not enough schools, not enough hospitals in the entire world, building churches, mosques, synagogues or temples or spending money on guns, on war industry are the greatest treasons to humanity!”, “The purpose of a democratic government is to protect the poor from the rich. Buy an Xbox One -- PS4 -- Laptop -- Apple. - Robert G. Ingersoll, "The Christian god can easily be pictured as virtually the same god as the many ancient gods of past civilizations. "How do I know the Bible isn't the word of God? - Me. -Dennett, Breaking the Spell, pg 338, When people thought the earth was flat, they were wrong. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours : 719: 14377: Edward Gibbon "Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful." - Susan B. Anthony, If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another. -- Matt Berry, As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys. - John Lennon, We need more understanding of human nature, becausethe only real danger that exists is man himself. I just read another one in Time magazine by Mark Twain - this was in reply to someone back then claiming that America is (was) a Christian nation: The last refuge of a man with no answers and no argument: "It came from god. - Charles William Stubbs, "For there is nothing either good or bad, thinking makes it so." "Urging humans to be superhumans, on pain of death and torture, is the urging of terrible self-abasement at their repeated and inevitable failure to keep the rules." If you have a mind capable of believing all three of these divine attributes simultaneously, I have a wonderful bargain for you. It's awesome! "And lo, Jesus and the disciples walked to Nazareth. This event shall provide an atmosphere more conducive to social growth. Anti Religion Quotes. That's good.You believe the world's 12 thousand years old? God is a concept by which we measure our pain. 1. Based on what? Quotes have been around for a long time and they always have been a simple but yet powerful way of expressing our feelings or changing our mood. "Imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, 'This is an interesting world I find my self in - an interesting hole I find my self in - fits me rather neatly, doesn't it? "Oh," says man, "but the Babel Fish is a dead give-away, isn't it? - Socrates. Sorry our site was down for over 12 hours. - George Carlin", "I have as much authority as the pope, I just don't have as many people that believe it." That brilliant quote pretty much sums up my whole position on religion. — Ferdinand Magellan, "Let's face a historical truth: we have never had a "free market", we have always had government intervention in the economy, and indeed that intervention has been welcomed by the captains of finance and industry. Historical investigation and literary criticism have taken the magic out of the Bible and have made it a composite human book, written by many hands in different ages. Anti Religion Quotes. ~Ambrose Bierce, I am treated as evil by people who claim that they are being oppressed because they are not allowed to force me to practice what they do. --Dan Barker, former evangelist, "Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply an admission of the obvious. But if you think that thinking the earth is spherical is just as wrong as thinking the earth is flat, then your view is wronger than both of them put together. legalism. LeBron James reacts to Lori Loughlin prison choice. ~ G. Scott Wells, "If you could reason with religious people, there would be no religious people" - Gregory House, "I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'Oh, Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' John 8:32. --Christopher Hitchens, god is not great, ch. ~Isaac Asimov, I. Asimov: A Memoir. Then you are so ignorant that you don't know that even the traces of the crowded roads that were once used have started to be erased!”, How to Defeat the Trump Cult: Want to Save Democracy? "Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. "All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.” Stendhal “Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but live for it.” Charles Caleb Colton “We have just enough religion to make us hate but not enough to make us love one another.” Jonathan Swift Robert G Ingersoll, Matt Shizzle has been banned from the Rational Response Squad website. ~ George Bernard Shaw, The world is not a prison house but a kind of spiritual kindergarten where millions of bewildered infants are trying to spell God with the wrong blocks. I love the routine that he gave on religion: the last refuge of a man with no answers and no argument: it came from god. With out religion...etc.,etc. "The moment we admit that our beliefs are attempts to represent states of the, world, we see that they must stand in right relation to the world to be valid.". Believe or die! But the trail was blocked by a giant brontosaurus … with a splinter in his paw. - Thomas Paine, "Everything is what it is because it got that way." - Albert Einstein, "If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." Many of the FFs were Christian, yes, but some of the biggest names were deists and anti-religious, anti-Christian. - George Carlin, " Why is it often that, when someone points out the lies of another person, the person who lied gets angry, rather than abashed. Mormon Joseph Smith and Christian Scientist, Mary Baker Eddy, had exclusive audiences with God. It proves You exist, and so therefore You don't. And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do.. And if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time! -- Julian Huxley, The Creed of a Scientific Humanist, "Religion has actually convinced people that there's an invisible man -- living in the sky -- who watches everything you do, every minute of every day. QuotesGram Wallpapers Download High Resolution Anti Religion Quotes. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. In fact it fits me staggeringly well, must have been made to have me in it!' "Give a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day. ~Garrett HardinSunday school:  a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents. - Isaac Asimov, Faith does not give you the answers, it just stops you asking the questions. - Voltaire, Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to the garage makes you a car. You read my mind, Adroit! See more ideas about anti religion, religion, quotes. - William Orville Douglas, England has forty-two religions and only two sauces. I not sure but I think Voltaire said it first ? Freedom of religious belief is an inalienable right. But you must feel you've got scripture on your side to come up with the tedious 'Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve' style arguments instead of just recognising that some people are different." Dan Barker mentioned it in Losing Faith in Faith (1992). That sucks too, because I loved getting weird looks from people as I waited for my plane. The purpose of a religion is, a selfish to become a selfless being [This will lead you to be in unending presence and you will be experiencing the peace within yourself & that’s only known to you. "And lo, Jesus and the disciples walked to Nazareth. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte "Urging humans to be superhumans, on pain of death and torture, is the urging, of terrible self-abasement at their repeated and inevitable failure to keep the. "No one gets out of life alive" is my new favorite. According to the common understanding of Satan's origins, 'holiness' is, metaphorically, frozen stiff in his veins: and at that a corrupted formula - i.e. Gerry Spencer, "We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us" Samuel Johnson, "Believe one who has proved it. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul. - Thomas Paine [one of my personal faves], We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing/ all-powerful God, who creates faulty humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes. Those that believe in this illusion, he will send to eternal damnation and he will deliver the rational beings, those who stoically refused to believe in a god, to heaven." - Frank Zappa, "To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me." If we go back to the beginning we shall find that ignorance and fear created the gods; that fancy, enthusiasm, or deceit adorned or disfigured them; that weakness worships them; that credulity preserves them, and that custom, respect and tyranny support them in order to make the blindness of men serve its own interests. Fact that all our questions wil be answered after we die, Imagining beginning! 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