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#1. Emotion is bad if it hinders the mind from thinking. An
emotion that opens the mind to contemplate several
aspects of things at once is better than one that fixes
thought to an obsession. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#2. Humanism is the philosophy that you should be a good guest at the dinner table of life. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#3. Religion and science have a common ancestor - ignorance. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#4. Whereas the consolations of religion are mainly personal, the burdens are social and political as well as personal. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#5. I am putting together a secular bible. My Genesis is when the apple falls on Newton's head. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#6. It takes a certain ingenuous faith - but I have it - to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#7. Religions survive mainly because they brainwash the young. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#8. I do not believe that there are any such things as gods and goddesses, for exactly the same reasons as I do not believe there are fairies, goblins or sprites, and these reasons should be obvious to anyone over the age of ten. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#9. I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#10. Christian churches and Muslim groups have no more right to have their say than women's institutes or trades unions. The government has actively encouraged faith-based education, and therefore given a megaphone to religious voices and fundamentalists. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#11. If there is anything worth fearing in the world, it is living in such a way that gives one cause for regret in the end. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#12. The media no longer hesitate to whip up lurid anxieties in order to increase sales, in the process undermining social confidence and multiplying fears. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#13. Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#14. Inculcating the various competing - competing, note - falsehoods of the major faiths into small children is a form of child abuse, and a scandal. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#15. When I was 14 a chaplain at school gave me a reading list. I read everything and I went back to him with a question: how can you really believe in this stuff? - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#16. The best of what we are lies in what we hope to be - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#17. And among them their satellites, on one of which is a part of nature that mirrors nature in itself, - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#18. Misuse of reason might yet return the world to pre-technological night; plenty of religious zealots hunger for just such a result, and are happy to use the latest technology to effect it. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#19. And I say, the meaning of life is what you make it. There will be as many different meaningful lives as there are people to live them. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#20. Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#21. A human lifespan is less than a thousand months long. You need to make some time to think how to live it. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#22. Nothing is truly unnatural, because everything that exists, including human intelligence, is a product of nature. If human intelligence can devise ways for the genes from two men to result in a child, their doing so is an entirely natural event. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#23. The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world, - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#24. For the grace of bearing life's inevitable evils is itself a
good, and makes goodness arise even from evils by
opposing them or enduring them with courage. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#25. A fault denied is twice committed. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#26. Try lighting your house by prayer instead of electricity and see which one works. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#27. There is a beautiful and life-enhancing alternative outlook that offers insight, consolation, inspiration and meaning, which has nothing to do with religion, and everything to do with the best, most generous, most sympathetic understanding of human reality. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#28. what can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about, we must consign to silence' (T, - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#29. Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#30. Future generations may or may not judge Wittgenstein to be one of the great philosophers. Even if they do not, however, he is sure always to count as one of the great personalities of philosophy. From our perspective it is easy to mistake one for the other; which he is time will tell. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#31. How things are in the world is a matter of complete indifference to what is higher. God does not reveal himself in the world' (T - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#32. To believe something in the face of evidence and against reason - to believe something by faith - is ignoble, irresponsible and ignorant, and merits the opposite of respect, - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#33. Look at the blogosphere - the biggest lavatory wall in the universe, a palimpsest of graffiti and execration. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#34. It doesn't have to be the Grand Canyon, it could be a city street, it could be the face of another human being - Everything is full of wonder. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#35. It is always a mistake to underestimate how long it takes for mankind to understand the traumas it has suffered, especially the self-inflicted ones. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#36. Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#37. Whereof we cannot speak, thereof we must be silent' (T - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#38. I believe that decisions about the timing and manner of death belong to the individual as a human right. I believe it is wrong to withhold medical methods of terminating life painlessly and swiftly when an individual has a rational and clear-minded sustained wish to end his or her life. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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