Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

18th June 2017

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

“God made me an atheist. Who are you to question his wisdom?”

Unknown author

17th June 2017

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

“It's taken 14 billion years to produce an unstable, semi-psychotic Heath-Robinson chosen species perched on a tiny fleck in an obscure corner of a cataclysmic universe. In short, creation is late, over-engineered, severely compromised, and largely unfit for purpose. Remind you of anything? Yup, design by committee. It's not just one god who's responsible, it's all of 'em. Why do you think we haven't heard from any of them for a thousand or more years. At least they've got some shame.”

Anon.

16th June 2017

Friday, June 16th, 2017

“The hardest question facing modern societies in the west in 2009 will be how to maintain a secular space for everyone to live in, whilst also accommodating the deeply-held (and sometimes competing) religious views of some citizens.”

Faisal al Yafai

15th June 2017

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

“The Netherlands is unpleasantly surprised by the opposition of Pope Benedict XVI to a UN declaration on human rights and homosexuality.”

Maxime Verhagen

14th June 2017

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

“Every single radical religious movement that I have studied has been inspired by a profound fear of annihilation. Rightly or wrongly, fundamentalists in all three of the Abrahamic faiths are convinced that the secularist establishment wants to wipe them out; and they have decided to fight back.”

Karen Armstrong