Keep Your Blinders on at All Times!

Chinese Buddhist blindersHuang Po (circa 850 CE):

The foolish reject what they see and not what they think; the wise reject what they think and not what they see.

[Source: The Quotable Atheist, 156, Nation Books, 2007]

English scientist James Lovelock:

I’m a scientist, not a theologian. I don’t know if there is a God or not. Religion requires certainty.

[Source: The Quotable Atheist, 192, Nation Books, 2007]

Biologist J.B.S. Haldane:

My own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose , but queerer than we can suppose.

[Source: The Quotable Atheist, 138, Nation Books 2007]

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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