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Quote of The Day 22 January 2014 – Believing

Cover of "When Will Jesus Bring the Pork ...
Cover of When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

“When it comes to believing in god, I really, really tried… but… the more you look around, the more you realize… something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger filth, poverty, torture, crime corruption, the ice capades… This is not good work. If this is the best god can do, I’m not impressed. Results like this do not belong on the resume of a supreme being.”

“Atheism is a non-prophet organization”

“You know who I pray to? Joe Pesci… He looks like a guy who can get things done. Joe Pesci doesn’t fuck around… For years, I asked god to do something about my noisy neighbor with the barking dog. Joe Pesci straightened that cocksucker out with one visit.”

George Carlin, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

Triple Quote Saturday – 14 December 2013- Imagine

Isaac Asimov
Cover of Isaac Asimov

“Imagine the people who believe such things and who are not ashamed to ignore, totally, all the patient findings of thinking minds through all the centuries since the Bible was written. And it is these ignorant people, the most uneducated, the most unimaginative, the most unthinking among us, who would make themselves the guides and leaders of us all; who would force their feeble and childish beliefs on us; who would invade our schools and libraries and homes. I personally resent it bitterly.”
? Isaac Asimov

Part of Image:Planetary society.jpg Original c...
Part of Image:Planetary society.jpg Original caption: “Founding of the Planetary Society Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray and Louis Friedman, the founders of The Planetary Society at the time of signing the papers formally incorporating the organization. The fourth person is Harry Ashmore, an advisor, who greatly helped in the founding of the Society. Ashmore was a Pulitizer Prize winning journalist and leader in the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s.” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

“The idea that God is an oversized white male with a flowing beard, who sits in the sky and tallies the fall of every sparrow is ludicrous. But if by ‘God,’ one means the set of physical laws that govern the universe, then clearly there is such a God. This God is emotionally unsatisfying… it does not make much sense to pray to the law of gravity.”
Carl Sagan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Went to see GC in Trenton on 4/4/08. His openi...
Went to see GC in Trenton on 4/4/08. His opening act was Dennis Blair. Between the 2 of them I had no mascara left (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It turned out I was pretty good in science. But again, because of the small budget, in science class we couldn’t afford to do experiments in order to prove theories. We just believed everything. Actually, I think that class was called Religion. Religion class was always an easy class. All you had to do was suspend the logic and reasoning you were being taught in all the other classes.”
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Quote of the Day 18 November 2013 – Identify

George Carlin
Cover of George Carlin

“No matter how you care to define it, I do not identify with the local group. Planet, species, race, nation, state, religion, party, union, club, association, neighborhood improvement committee; I have no interest in any of it. I love and treasure individuals as I meet them, I loathe and despise the groups they identify with and belong to.”
George CarlinBrain Droppings