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" The absurdity is that man created god, and then became his invention's slave. "

          - Jose Saramago

" The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality. "

          - Alexis de Tocqueville

" Society today is being fragmented by a way of thinking that is inherently short-sighted because it disregards the full horizon of truth - the truth about God and about us. By its nature, relativism fails to see the whole picture. It ignores the very principles that enable us to live and flourish in unity, order and harmony. "

          - Pope Benedict XVI

" Religion does three things quite effectively: Divides people, Controls people, Deludes people. "

          - Carlespie Mary McKinney

" If you have a sacred text that tells you how the world began, or what your relationship is between this 'Sky God' and you, it does curtail your curiosity, your sense of wanting to unwrap these mysteries. You simply say: well it's a mystery, or the mind of God, no one can read it. "

          - Ian McEwan

" Take from the church the miraculous, the supernatural, the incomprehensible, the unreasonable, the impossible, the unknowable, the absurd, and nothing but a vacuum remains. "

          - Robert Ingersoll

                  









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