Flashcards in Quotes Adhoc #2 Deck (4)
Believing in God is like wearing a wristwatch. You believe you know what time it is.
Now if you have thousands of wristwatches to wear, you don’t have any idea what the time is. Studying the world’s histories of religions and beliefs, and learning that they are all edited copies of each other (SYNCRETISM) is like wearing thousands of wristwatches. You realize they are all replicas and that none of then have the right time. BN 2021
"THE DEGREE OF ONE'S EMOTION VARIES INVERSELY WITH ONE'S KNOWLEDGE OF THE FACTS -- THE LESS YOU KNOW THE HOTTER YOU GET." - Bertrand Russell
A pursuit or interest to which someone ascribes supreme importance.
"consumerism is the new religion"
“Hockey is religion in Canada.”
“Football is religion”
“Nobody needs to die to protect me from a fairytale.”—Book the happy atheist.
In reality, the COVID pandemic will eventually become an ENDEMIC. Time 8/21
This is because people worldwide will not be vaccinated for one reason or the other. Ergo, COVID will remain throughout history just like the flu. Time 8/21
Religions are EXPERT at playing on emotions. — inspired by West wing Xmas show. Season 1, episode 10, in Excelsis Deo
Religion is the most POWERFUL psychological tool of mind control in the universe. It makes people prisoners of their own minds! —BN 9/15/2021
"I'M REALLY VERY SORRY FOR YOU ALL, BUT IT'S AN UNJUST WORLD, AND VIRTUE IS TRIUMPHANT ONLY IN THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES." - W. S. Gilbert
Of Gilbert and Sullivan
"IF YOU TELL THE TRUTH, YOU DON'T HAVE TO REMEMBER ANYTHING." - Mark Twain