But here are some quotes to repeat

Posted by
DA Morgan on Feb 07, 2002 at 16:39
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Re: Once Bitten -- (A Plea to My Friends to Take Me Out and Shoot Me!) (Eudaemonic Pie (Returned from Hell))

several times a day to cleanse your mortal soul from that hellish experience.

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religion conviction - Blaise Pascal

the world holds two classes of men - intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence - Abu 'l ala Al Ma'arri (973-1057)

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one - George Bernard Shaw

We should be agnostic about those things for which there is no evidence. We shold not hold beliefs merely because they gratify our desires for afterlife, immortality, heaven, hell, etc. - Julian Huxley (Religion without revelation)

Faith is believing something you know ain't true - Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)

The way to see by faith is to shut the eyes to reason - Benjamin Franklin (Poor Richard 1758)

The human race, to which so many of my readers belong, has been playing at children's games from the beginning and will probably do so 'till the end, which is a nuisance for the few people who grow up. - G. K. Chesterson (The Napoleon of Notting Hill 1904)

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd - Voltaire

If we believe absurdities, we shall commit atrocities - Voltaire

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers - William Penn (Fruits of Solitude)

And, in the future if you find such as these ... let them explain to you Genesis 19:5 to Genesis 19:8. Perhaps they can show using these verses exactly how good, loving, and wonderful their god is.

It is not often that a man is defined as "good" for offering up his virgin daughters up for gang rape.

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