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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIdealist: One who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteEvangelical Christianity, as everyone knows, is founded upon hate, as the Christianity of Christ was founded upon love

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteChange is not progress

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThere is only one honest impulse at the bottom of Puritanism, and that is the impulse to punish the man with a superior capacity for happiness

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteReligion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteChristian theology is not only opposed to the scientific spirit; it is opposed to every other form of rational thinking

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIf you want peace, work for justice.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteScience, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteBut any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood, and that is what happened to Jesus

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