Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.
The problem is that once the untrained mind has made a formal commitment to a religious philosophy - and it does not matter whether that philosophy is generally reasonable and high-minded or utterly bizarre and irrational - the powers of reason are s
In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders.
Radio is the theater of the mind; television is the theater of the mindless
Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.
Nothing is better than the unintended humor of reality
The hair is real; it's the head that's fake
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow
Asthma doesn't seem to bother me any more unless I'm around cigars or dogs. The thing that would bother me most would be a dog smoking a cigar.
If there is a God, the phrase that must disgust him is - holy war.
Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
There is not the slightest question but that the God of the Old Testament is a jealous, vengeful God, inflicting not only on the sinful pagans but even on his Chosen People fire, lighting, hideous plagues and diseases, brimstone, and other curses.
No actual tyrant known to history has ever been guilty of one-hundredth of the crimes, massacres, and other atrocities attributed to the Deity in the Bible.
Sports fans, I have the final score for you on the big game between Harvard and William
God is by definition the holder of all possible knowledge, it would be impossible for him to have faith in anything. Faith, then, is built upon ignorance and hope.