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Everything we do is for

Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person’s thoughts.

– Sam Harris

Could there be any doubt

“Could there be any doubt that the Jews would seek to harm the Son of God again, knowing that his body was now readily accessible in the form of defenseless crackers?”

– Sam Harris, The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

Theology is ignorance with wings

“Theology is ignorance with wings.”

– Sam Harris

We have a choice We

“We have a choice. We have two options as human beings. We have a choice between conversation and war. That’s it. Conversation and violence. And faith is a conversation stopper.”

– Sam Harris