SueB
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Traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Humanism, Universal Ethics
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The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.

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Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.

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Seeking God without honestly seeking truth makes no sense. How can you find something you're not looking for?

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Philhellenes Youtube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/user/philhellenes
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Naturalism finds truth. Supernaturalism cannot. One chemistry, one biology, one math, yet more theologies exist today than ever before.

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The man who does not do his own thinking is a slave, and is a traitor to himself and to his fellow-men.

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Essay: The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child
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The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence upon reason, observation and experience merits everlasting pain, is too absurd for refutation.

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Men rarely (if ever) managed to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.

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I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.

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In youth we feel richer for every new illusion; in maturer years, for every one we lose.

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Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.

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