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Religion is the one area of our discourse where it is considered noble to pretend to be certain about things no human being could possibly be certain about.

  • Sam Harris
Miamifreethinker 5 May 29
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"I believe the simplest explanation is there is no god." -- Stephen Hawking

"I don't believe the in 2699 gods" -- Ricky Gervais

"I believe in Spinoza's God who reveals himself in the orderly harmony of
what exists, not in a God who concerns himself with the fates and
actions of human beings." -- Albert Einstein

"I believe in god, only I spell it nature" -- Frank Lloyd Wright


"I am confident that those who believe in belief are wrong" -- Daniel Dennett

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“I have problems with a religion which says that faith in itself is enough for a ticket to heaven. In other words, that the ideal is your ability to manipulate your own common sense to accept something your intellect rejects. It's the same model of intellectual submission that dictatorships have used throughout time, the concept of a higher reasoning without any obligation to discharge the burden of proof.” Jo Nesbo, author

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But.....FAITH!!!!! 😛

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Well said, Sam. Well said.

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