Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

23rd July 2017

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

“The lowest levels of religious belief and weekly church attendance in the world (possibly the lowest in history) are found in Northern European countries. These societies are not lacking in basic moral qualities. In fact, they may be the most tolerant, peaceful, compassionate, orderly societies that have ever existed. If that's the fate of countries that say goodbye to God, it will be a good day when we see the back of that old fraud.”

Dan Gardner

22nd July 2017

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

“An agnostic is somebody who doesn't believe in something until there is evidence for it, so I'm agnostic.”

Carl Sagan1934 – 1996

21st July 2017

Friday, July 21st, 2017

“For Liberals secularism is the starting point. Liberal secularism is a safeguard against the tyranny of any one faith. For policy makers reason has to be the basis. Policy positions that derive from doctrine, impinge on liberty and undermine freedom of conscience have no place in the liberal secular state.”

Graham Watson

20th July 2017

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

“And as new converts are increasingly invested in the church community it is harder to dismiss the demands of the 'discipler' and church leaders. The only proper relationship is submission to those above you, the abandonment of critical thought and the mouthing of thought-terminating clichés that are morally charged.”

Chris Hedges

19th July 2017

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

“Reinterpretation and ridicule crow-barred Christianity open. Ask enough tough questions and faith is inevitably pushed farther and farther back into the misty realm of metaphor – where it is less likely to inspire people to kill and die for it.”

Johann Hari