20th September 2017

 2:00 am

“When I rang up and asked Derry City Council's cemeteries department if it was possible to bury an atheist in a municipal cemetery they said it was possible because there were different sections for Catholics, Protestants and Muslims. My wife asked if it meant they were going to start an atheist section and the woman said, 'oh no, she can go in with the Protestants.'”

Roy Greenslade

19th September 2017

 2:00 am

“There is no other life; life itself is only a vision and a dream for nothing exists but space and you. If there was an all-powerful God, he would have made all good, and no bad.”

Mark Twain1835 – 1910

18th September 2017

 2:00 am

“The Inquisition is back, and this time it has set up shop at the United Nations.”

Austin Dacey

17th September 2017

 2:00 am

“It ain't necessarily so;
It ain't necessarily so;
De things dat yo' liable to read in de Bible.
It ain't necessarily so."
– from "Porgy and Bess”

George Gershwin1898 – 1937

16th September 2017

 2:00 am

“One particularly fatuous female columnist here in Ireland bleated during the Danish cartoon disgrace, 'freedom of speech doesn't mean the freedom to offend'. Actually, sweetheart, that's exactly what it means.”

Ian O'Doherty