I was musing about the status I posted a bit ago and some other quotes regarding religion and atheism I was browsing through and the following came to me:

  • Religion is not about rights; it is about obedience.
  • Religion is not about knowledge; it is about dogma.
  • Religion is not about freedom; it is about submission.
  • Religion is not about learning; it is about indoctrination.


I was wondering if some of the rest of the troops here on A|N could come up with similar statements and post them here.  Indeed, while writing this, I just thought of one more:

  • Religion is not about truth; it is about fiction.


Let's see what we can do with this.

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A variation on that theme:

Atheism is about asking questions, not about claiming to already have The Answer.

Mmmmm, ba-da-bing!

Pat, I like that. 

This one is really good - sums things up nicely.

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I do what I can, Joan ... I do what I can.

and thanks to all who contribute.

Religion is not about learning; it is about indoctrination willful ignorance.

Yeah, that, too, at least as it comes to adults.  Don't think kids get much of a choice.

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