quarta-feira, março 13, 2013


"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 of 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."

(Christopher Hitchens, God is Not Great)

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