Loren Miller's Blog – December 2013 Archive (1)

Absurdities and Atrocities - The Full Quote

I would think that, at some point or other in our arcs toward or in atheism, a good number of us have seen the following quote:



Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

-- Voltaire



That quote was on my mind this morning, to the point where I Googled it and found via Wikiquote that it was part of a larger statement made by Voltaire.  While the brief quote above is a powerful and disturbing statement, it is like many things…

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Added by Loren Miller on December 27, 2013 at 8:53am — 5 Comments

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