16th October 2018

 2:00 am

“Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor – but they have few followers now.”

Arthur C. Clarke

15th October 2018

 2:00 am

“I rejoice to have a colleague in the episcopate who, in the eyes of history and all the other bishops of the world, preferred prison rather than denouncing one of his sons, a [pedophile] priest.”

Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyo

14th October 2018

 2:00 am

“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.”

Voltaire1694 – 1778

13th October 2018

 2:00 am

“Our brains are pattern-recognition machines, connecting the dots and creating meaning out of the patterns that we think we see in nature. Sometimes A really is connected to B, and sometimes it is not. When it isn't, we err in thinking that it is, but for the most part this process isn't likely to remove us from the gene pool, and thus magical thinking will always be a part of the human condition.”

Michael Shermer

12th October 2018

 2:00 am

“Faith means making a virtue out of not thinking. It's nothing to brag about, and those who preach faith, and enable it and elevate it are our intellectual slaveholders, keeping mankind in bondage to fantasy and nonsense that has spawned and justified so much lunacy and destruction.”

Bill Maher