"There have been nearly 3,000 Gods so far but only yours actually exists.
The others are silly made up nonsense.
But not yours.
Yours is real."
- Ricky Gervais
"It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion." - Bertrand Russell
We know that when our sun dies, we will die.
"God is an hypothesis, and, as such, stands in need of proof:
the onus probandi [burden of proof] rests on the theist."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
Did you know that are at least 883 galaxies that have been identified within 250 million light-years from Earth?
"God made two great lights -- the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night.
He also made the stars."
- Genesis 1:16 NIV
Huble has shown us that there are at least 200 Billion other galaxies each with Billions of stars.
We are witnessing the last dying gasp of an old paradigm.
Anyone who believes in the separation of church and state
cannot afford to let their guard down now.
"Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?
Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing?
Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing?
Then wence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing?
Then why call him God?
- Epicurus (341-270 BC)
"When I die I shall rot." - Bertrand Russell
"Religions have thrived in part because they were able to keep secrets......Those days are over. You can go on the Internet and access all kinds of information. This is going to change everything." - Daniel C. Dennett
"We do not believe in gods, angels, demons, ghosts, a sentient universe, psychic power, divination, mystical forces,
or practices that emanate from belief mystical forces such as chi, astrology, or feng shui, or using prayer, crystals,
or magnets as a method of disease prevention."
- The Clergy Project
Worldwide in July 2013 we had approximately 7,100,000,000 people on our planet.
The approximate distribution of religions was Christian 31%,
Muslim 23%, Hindu 14%, Buddhist 7%, other religions 14%,
non-religious 10%, atheists 2%. In the U.S. however approximately
20% of Americans said they were unaffiliated.
"I do not pretend to know what ignorant men are sure of."
- Clarence Darrow
"Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably
came from a different star than your right hand. It is really probably the poetic thing I know about physics:
You are all stardust."
- Lawrence Krauss A University from Nothing, 2012
"We achieve through insight a greater life."
- Robert M. Unger
If our sun dies or changes much ... we die. That's why the ancients believed in it.
"All great truths begin as blasphemies."
- George Bernard Shaw
Where does our observable universe really end?
Is there an end to space or does it go on forever?
"The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors
of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff."
- Carl Sagan