"I have had a long admiration of Ingersoll. Here is another of his that I like:
Infidels in all ages have battled for the rights of man, and have at all times been the fearless advocates of liberty and justice."
"I also enjoyed that logic Joan.
I have also enjoyed a talk by Neil DeGrasse Tyson where he uses the philosophical agnostic, yet practical atheist wordage.
I also like this Mark Twain quote: "If there is a god, he is a malign thug.""
"We were in Africa at least 300,000 years ago. We left it, according to current research, 70-90,000 years ago. We reached South America at least 20,000 years ago. But, I concur with what research and you have given on the Golden Rule."
"I concur Michael. Much of it seems to be the psychology of religion. Reading the clergy project things tells much about it. I also went through those things as I was going through my escaping of the Lutheran Missouri Synod. I still have those darn…"
"Much of it is that cognitive dissonance thing. I now try to laugh about those who say they don't go to church but like "Jesus", the ignoring of what their book has as his supposed sayings are also not good."
"Richard, I got my first college degree at a xian U and while there I took 5 of the religion class. I then spent 4 years teaching, mathematics, and 3 of them were at a xian school. While doing that I was also working on a masters and because of my…"
"Bertold, I concur. I have also tried to use that Doaren quote with others a few times in my life and was mostly laughed at. I refrained from using the Dr. Al Bartlett talk about the greatest short cumming of the human race is the lack of…"
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