Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

20th January 2020

Monday, January 20th, 2020

“Power corrupts. The history of the papacy shows this pre-eminently. Unchecked potentates believe their own propaganda. Taken to the extreme, they claim infallibility.”

Eric Hodgens

19th January 2020

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

“Europe's enlightenment may have put an end to the sort of formal theocracy in which popes commanded armies and kings ruled by divine right. But in a messy mixture of ways the authority of church and state has remained intertwined across Europe.”

The Economist

18th January 2020

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

“To the religiously minded, altruism is an illusion, we are all irredeemable sinners and only God can save us.”

Anon.

17th January 2020

Friday, January 17th, 2020

“Not only have the 'followers of Christ' made it their rule to hack to bits all those who do not accept their beliefs, they have also ferociously massacred each other, in the name of their common 'religion of love,' under banners proclaiming their faith in Him who had expressly commanded them to love one another.”

Georges Clemenceau1841 – 1929

16th January 2020

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

“There are two major risks from expansion of faith schools. The first is an increase in social and religious segregation in an already divided society, and the second is an increase in educational inequality.”

Graham Allen, MP