Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

20th May 2017

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

“The actions of the Taliban, their vile bullying of women, their sanctimonious hatred of all that might lead to enjoyment, their violence, their ignorant bigotry, their hatred of education, their cruelty, seem to me to be as close to pure evil as anything I can imagine. Yet, by the lights of their own religion they are supremely righteous.”

Richard Dawkins

19th May 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

“It does not follow that the theology of a few should be allowed to forestall the health and well-being of the many.”

Ronald Reagan Jr.

18th May 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

“Liberalism regards the openly secular character of the political realm to be an essential note of democracy – not a necessary evil, but a positive good. 'Secular' is not a pejorative. Its tolerance tolerates even religious conservatives who are intolerant.”

James P. Carroll

17th May 2017

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

“Classical European civilisation was created by Greek and Roman philosophers, scientists and mathematicians. The spread of Christianity, from about the 4th century, marked the beginning of a period that has since come to be known as the Dark Ages.”

Colin Wilson

16th May 2017

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

“Atheists have been among the most abused parties in the history of the church.”

Richard Newton