Hitchens Quote

Religion comes from the period of human prehistory where nobody—not even the mighty Democritus who concluded that all matter was made from atoms—had the smallest idea what was going on. It comes from the bawling and fearful infancy of our species, and is a babyish attempt to meet our inescapable demand for knowledge (as well as for comfort, reassurance, and other infantile needs). Today the least educated of my children knows much more about the natural order than any of the founders of religion.

―God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)

6 responses to this post.

  1. That quote is great. You are not great. You cannot argue with the Hitch.


  2. Excellent. Rock on, Hitch.


  3. Posted by Robin Baker on December 17, 2011 at 5:07 am

    I don’t get AlbertMohler. Everybody dies, believer and non-believer alike. The tragedy is that Hitch died before he could say everything he needed to say.


  4. Posted by Robin Baker on December 17, 2011 at 5:09 am

    Sometimes I wonder if @AlmightGod believes in Himself.


  5. Posted by If You Don't Believe in God, You're a Moron on June 4, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Ha! Big words from a worm. Betcha he shit his pants when he closed his eyes and drew his last breath. SURPRISE!!


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