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Mark Twain, On Religion & Christianity
I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the "lower animals" so called and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. What's the use you learning to do right, when it's troublesome to do right and ain't no trouble to do wrong, and the wages is just the same?
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The gods offer no rewards for intellect. There was never one yet that showed any interest in it. Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
We despise all reverences and all the objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our own list of sacred things. And yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy to us.
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I once used that final Mark Twain quote in a debate I had with a Muslim friend. I simply rephrased it to read: "It's not the parts of the Qur'an that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. So you used an old saying to express creative religious bigotry with someone who was clearly no friend and probably was just made up for your story. All we can take away from that rant was that you're a religious bigot whose proud of your own prejudice. David, you got it wrong. An Atheist is someone who has read the holy books, examined the claims and found it to be ridiculous.