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119,656. God can go fuck himself. God is a cunt. (GBH Films & God & Road Films) American Honey 2016 starring Sasha Lane & Shia LaBeouf & Arielle Holmes & Riley Keough & McCaul Lombardi & Crystal B & Chad Mckenzie Cox & Garry Howell & Kenneth Kory Tucker et al, director Andrea Arnold, Star
1,025. The biggest placebo of them all – God. (Faith & Believe & God) Derren Brown: Fear and Faith, Channel 4 2012
1,026. We’re all born with an inbuilt hard-wired tendency to believe. (Faith & Believe & God) ibid.
1,027. Even atheists often betray a tendency to give purpose and meaning to events in their life that really they shouldn’t. (Faith & Belief & God & Meaning of Life & Atheism) ibid.
1,028. We create the idea of an agency – that God takes an interest in us, and is pulling strings in our lives. (Faith & Belief & God & Solipsism) ibid.
1,029. We all find ways of making ourselves happy. (Faith & Belief & God & Happy) ibid.
1,035. I talk to God but the sky is empty. Sylvia Plath
2,319. People think of faith as being something that you don’t really believe, a device in helping you believe simply it. Of course that is quite wrong. As Pascal says, faith is a gift of God. It is different from the proof of it. It is the kind of faith God himself places in the heart, of which the proof is often the instrument ...
He says of it, too, that it is the heart which is aware of God, and not reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not be reason. (Reason & God & Faith & Belief) Malcolm Muggeridge, The End of Christendom
2,370. Ever since Plato most philosophers have considered it part of their business to produce ‘proofs’ of immortality and the existence of God. They have found fault with the proofs of their predecessors – Saint Thomas rejected Saint Anselm's proofs, and Kant rejected Descartes – but they have supplied new ones of their own. In order to make their proofs seem valid, they have had to falsify logic, to make mathematics mystical, and to pretend that deepseated prejudices were heaven-sent intuitions. (Logic & Philosophy & Proof & God) Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy
3,160. If I were to suggest that between the Earth and Mars there is a china teapot revolving about the sun in an elliptical orbit, nobody would be able to disprove my assertion provided I were careful to add that the teapot is too small to be revealed even by our most powerful telescopes. But if I were to go on to say that, since my assertion cannot be disproved, it is an intolerable presumption on the part of human reason to doubt it, I should rightly be thought to be talking nonsense. If, however, the existence of such a teapot were affirmed in ancient books, taught as the sacred truth every Sunday, and instilled into the minds of children at school, hesitation to believe in its existence would become a mark of eccentricity and entitle the doubter to the attentions of the psychiatrist in an enlightened age or of the Inquisitor in an earlier time. (Space & God & Religion) Bertrand Russell
2,440. The attack on evolution in this country at least and I think elsewhere is based on a fundamental fear of science. A fear that science is immoral because it doesn’t explicitly mention God. (Science & Evolution & Fear & God) Professor Lawrence Krauss
2,442. It doesn’t seem to me that this fantastically marvellous universe, this tremendous range of time and space and different kinds of animals, and all the different planets, and all these atoms with all their motions, and so on, all this complicated thing can merely be a stage so that God can watch human beings struggle for good and evil – which is the view that religion has. The stage is too big for the drama. (Science & Universe & God & Good & Evil) Richard Feynman, cited James Gleick ‘Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman’ 1992
2,445. God was invented to explain mystery. God is always invented to explain those things that you do not understand. (God & Mystery) Richard Feynman
2,642. To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today. (Science & Ignorance & God) Isaac Asimov
2,688. God is an ever-receding pocket of scientific ignorance. (Science & God) Neil deGrasse Tyson
3,408. Gravity explains the motions of planets, but it cannot explain who set the planets in motion. God governs all things and knows all that is or can be done. (Gravity & God & Isaac Newton) Isaac Newton
4,201. God is only a word dreamed up to explain the world. (World & God) Gustave Flaubert
4,436. The cry of the Little Peoples goes up to God in vain,
For the world is given over to the cruel sons of Cain. (People & God) Richard Le Gallienne, The Cry of the Little Peoples 1899
4,537. Did I request thee, Maker from my clay
To mould Me man? Did I solicit thee
From darkness to promote me? (Man & God & God – Man to God) John Milton, Paradise Lost X 743–5
4,787. God is male ... If you travel back in time you’ll find a very different world. (Woman & God) Professor Bettany Hughes, Divine Women I: When God Was a Girl, BBC 2012
4,790. Women are central to our relationship with the Divine. (Woman & God) ibid.
9,501. Calvin: This whole Santa Claus thing just doesn’t make sense. Why all the secrecy? Why all the mystery? If the guy exists why doesn’t he ever show himself and prove it? And if he doesn’t exist what’s the meaning of all this?
Hobbes: I dunno. Isn’t this a religious holiday?
Calvin: Yeah, but actually, I’ve got the same questions about God. (Christmas & God) Bill Watterson
9,709. The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience. (Fear & God) Robert Burton
11,810. What kind of God does that – kills innocent children? (Bible & God & Kill & Children & God's Fascism) Penn & Teller, The Bible: Fact or Fiction?
11,836. They spread the idea of a God who represented freedom, freedom for people to keep the fruits of their own labour. This was a message that was so powerful that it brought people together and gave them a new kind of identity. (Bible & Old Testament & God & Israel & Freedom) Carol Meyers, Duke University
11,975. But Yahweh only appears in the Hebrew Bible. His name is nowhere to be found in Canaanite texts or stories. So where do the Israelites find their God? (Bible & Old Testament & Israel & Hebrew & God) Bible’s Buried Secrets 1/2
11,977. Of all the names in the Hebrew Bible none appears more than David. Scriptures say David creates a kingdom that stretches from Egypt to Mesopotamia. He makes Jerusalem his royal capital, and in a new covenant, God – known as Yahweh – promises that he and his descendants will rule for ever. (Bible & Old Testament & David & Jerusalem & God) Bible’s Buried Secrets 2/2
12,044. Where is He? What has He done for us? Why does He let this happen to us? (Moses & Ten Commandments & God) The Ten Commandments 2006 ABC mini-series starring Dougray Scott & Naveen Andrews & Omar Sharif & Linus Roache & Paul Rhys, director Robert Dornhelm, music Randy Edelman, bloke
12,045. What is He a God of? (Moses & Ten Commandments & God) ibid. Moses
12,047. If this is what He wanted, you’d think He’d make the going a little easier. (Moses & Ten Commandments & God) ibid.