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Richard Dawkins Quotes: The time has come for people of reason to say: Enough is Enough! Religious faith discourages independent thought, it's divisive and it's dangerous.
         

The time has come for people of reason to say: Enough is Enough! Religious faith discourages independent thought, it's divisive and it's dangerous.


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Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.

Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.



Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.

Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.



Faith is belief without evidence and reason; coincidentally that's also the definition of delusion.

Faith is belief without evidence and reason; coincidentally that's also the definition of delusion.



Evolution is just a theory? Well, so is gravity and I don't see you jumping out of buildings.

Evolution is just a theory? Well, so is gravity and I don't see you jumping out of buildings.



Such delusions of grandeur to think that a God with a hundred billion galaxies on his mind would give a tuppenny damn who you sleep with, or indeed whether you believe in him.

Such delusions of grandeur to think that a God with a hundred billion galaxies on his mind would give a tuppenny damn who you sleep with, or indeed whether you believe in him.



The less you think, the more you believe.

The less you think, the more you believe.



How thoughtful of God to arrange matters so that, wherever you happen to be born, the local religion always turns out to be the true one.

How thoughtful of God to arrange matters so that, wherever you happen to be born, the local religion always turns out to be the true one.



The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.

The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.



Science is the poetry of reality.

Science is the poetry of reality.



The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.

The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.





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