Mother Teresa on her faith... or lack thereof
“Where is my faith? Even deep down … there is nothing but emptiness and darkness … If there be God—please forgive me. When I try to raise my thoughts to Heaven, there is such convicting emptiness that those very thoughts return like sharp knives and hurt my very soul … How painful is this unknown pain—I have no Faith. Repulsed, empty, no faith, no love, no zeal, … What do I labor for? If...
When Daylight Comes
“In dark ages people are best guided by religion, as in a pitch-black night a blind man is the best guide; he knows the roads and paths better than a man who can see. When daylight comes, however, it is foolish to use blind old men as guides.” Heinrich Heine Gedanken Und Einfalle
Christopher Hitchens on How Religion Poisons...
“The argument with faith is the foundation and origin of all arguments, because it is the beginning — but not the end — of all arguments about philosophy, science, history, and human nature. It is also the beginning — but by no means the end — of all disputes about the good life and the just city. Religious faith is, precisely because we are still-evolving creatures,...
We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who...– Gene Roddenberry