Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

21st May 2018

Monday, May 21st, 2018

“Although some visions of an Islamic state do allow more space for freedom and democracy than others, the underlying problem is still the same: an anti-libertarian assumption that linking the state with religion is both legitimate and necessary.”

Brian Whitaker

20th May 2018

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

“Where there is doubt, there is freedom.”

Allied Atheist Alliance

19th May 2018

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

“We are witnessing the dawn of a new age, when humans are realizing the value and potential of our individuality and intelligence. The times of being made to feel ashamed or subordinate for asking logical, reasonable questions and demanding evidence for ridiculous claims are over.”

John Lynn

18th May 2018

Friday, May 18th, 2018

“Explanations of events in the natural and social worlds do not get elevated from the status of hypothesis to that of theory unless they have led to practical results and have therefore been proved objectively truthful. Humans did not get to the moon on the basis of "just a theory" but Newton's theory of gravitation; and Darwin set us on the search for genes with all the practical medical and agricultural implications for humanity that that entails. Intelligent design won't be curing or feeding anybody soon.”

Dan Evans

17th May 2018

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

“Thomas Aquinas, the Catholic Church's most revered theologian, was amongst those who approved the execution of heretics.”

Anon.