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The Evil of Monothesim

Where does the idea of "moral law" come from?

"There are no gods, no devils,
no angels, no heaven or hell.
There is only our natural world.
Religion is but myth and superstition
that hardens hearts and enslaves minds."
— Unknown

"Religion is what the common people see as true,
the wise see as false, and the rulers see as useful."
— Seneca

"Religion is a socio-political institution
for the control of people's thoughts, lives, and actions;
based on ancient myths and superstitions perpetrated
through generations of subtle yet pervasive brainwashing."
— Unknown

"Hands that help are better far than lips that pray."
— Robert Ingersoll

"...I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens,
nor should they be considered patriots."
This is one nation under god."
— George W. Bush

"Properly read, the bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived."
— Isaac Asimov

"I have examined all the known superstitions of the world,
and I do not find in our particular superstition of christianity one redeeming feature.
They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.
Millions of innocent men, women and children, since the introduction of Christianity,
have been burnt, tortured, fined and imprisoned.
What has been the effect of this coercion?
To make one half the world fools and the other half hypocrites;
to support roguery and error all over the earth."
— Thomas Jefferson

"The doctrine of the divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity."
— John Adams

"Accustom a people to believe that priests and clergy can forgive sins... and you will have sins in abundance."
— Thomas Paine

"What influence in fact have christian ecclesiastical establishments had on civil society?
In many instances they have been upholding the thrones of political tyranny.
In no instance have they been seen as the guardians of the liberties of the people.
Rulers who wished to subvert the public liberty have found in the clergy convenient auxiliaries.
A just government, instituted to secure and perpetuate liberty, does not need the clergy.
— James Madison

"I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood."

"If churches want to play the game of politics, let them pay admission like everyone else."
— George Carlin

"A half-naked dead man hangs in most homes and around our necks, and we have just taken that for granted all of our lives."
— Marilyn Manson

"Convictions are greater enemies of truth than lies."
— Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Moses was a stonecutter.
Isn't it interesting that he should come down from the mountain
with commandments "written by the hand of god"
but cut in stone with stonecutter tools?

If the people of America pledge allegiance to a flag
of a nation "under god", aren't they then proclaiming
that their country is a theocracy rather than a democracy?