Evolution And Religion Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 55 Quotes About Evolution And Religion

#1. If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - Author: George Gaylord Simpson
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#2. I furnished the body that was needed to sit in the defendant's chair.
[Explaining his role in the Scopes Monkey Trial.] - Author: John T. Scopes
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#3. To put it simply, no Darwin, no Hitler. Hitler tried to speed up evolution, to help it along, and millions suffered and died in unspeakable ways because of it. - Author: D. James Kennedy
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#4. Gadzooks you plagiaries of truth, for twas foreseen by mine own eyes that this world is flat and straddled by two platypus's being ridden by a sea horse ... - Author: Steve Merrick
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#5. maybe everything happens in a monkey that came to make the rules in heaven - Author: George G. Asztalos
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#6. What science shows us about the evolution of our universe and ourselves is as awe-inspiring as the accounts in Genesis or the Kabbalah. - Author: Daniel C. Matt
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#7. The greatest impact of the Darwinian revolution...was that it completed the liberation from superstition and fear that began in the physical sciences a few centuries before. Man, too, is a natural phenomenon. [in "The evolutionary concept of man", 1972, p. 35.] - Author: George Gaylord Simpson
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#8. As I see it, religion is at its best when it leads us forward, when it guides us in our spiritual growth as individuals and in our cultural evolution as a species. Unfortunately, - Author: Brian McLaren
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#9. Maybe if I had to boil it down to one easy sentence, it would be this: I believe in evolution, and I believe in God. I just haven't worked out the details yet. - Author: Robin Brande
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#10. I am not, personally, a believer or a religious man in any sense of institutional commitment or practice. But I have a great respect for religion, and the subject has always fascinated me, beyond almost all others (with a few exceptions, like evolution and paleontology). - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#11. Evolution is a religion. This was true of evolution in the beginning, and it is true of evolution still today. - Author: Michael Ruse
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#12. The sad thing is that so many people, in the belief that the universe is organized to suit and influence them, are willing to sacrifice even the slight cranial capacity with which evolution has equipped us. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#13. There was a time when skepticism was an act of rebellion. Since to a degree I both believe in evolution and have faith, I can only conclude that, as prophesied, to have faith will someday be an act of rebellion. - Author: Criss Jami
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#14. For the world of science and evolution is far more nameless and elusive and like a dream than the world of poetry and religion; since in the latter images and ideas remain themselves eternally, while it is the whole idea of evolution that identities melt into each other as they do in a nightmare. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#15. [Evolution is] one of the best documented, most compelling and exciting concepts in all of science. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#16. I simply would not accede to being forced into this, and would frequently be kept out of classes because of irreverent comments and mocking this religious stuff. Frankly, it stayed with me to this day. In fact, don't get me going. I'm almost as bad as Richard Dawkins on this issue. - Author: Richard E. Leakey
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#17. Evolution under uniform conditions pleased every one
except curates and bishops; it was the very best substitute for religion; a safe, conservative, practical, thoroughly Common-Law deity. - Author: Henry Adams
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#18. A Sufi is alive to the value of time, and is given, every moment, to what that moment demands. - Author: Idries Shah
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#19. A Religion of Evolution: that, when all is said and done, is what Man needs ever more explicitly if he is to survive and 'superlive,' as soon as he becomes conscious of his power to ultra-hominize himself and of his duty to do so. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#20. Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science and Bad Religion in a World Without God. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#21. Just as Man developed morals and ethical behavior over thousands of years of evolution; so, too, did he invent an authority figure to enforce these behaviors - God. - Author: Lex Allen
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#22. Saying of the Prophet
Humility
Humility and courtesy are themselves a part of piety. - Author: Idries Shah
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#23. The theory of evolution also had a very great effect in alienating science from religion and creating a world in which one could go about studying the wonders of creation without ever having a sense of wonder in the religious sense of that term. - Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
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#24. Religion and science are the two conjugated faces or phases of one and the same complete act of knowledge - the only one which can embrace the past and future of evolution and so contemplate, measure and fulfil them. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#25. Whether or not evolution is compatible with faith, science and religion represent two extremely different worldviews, which, if they coexist at all, do so most uncomfortably. - Author: Leonard Susskind
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#26. God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us. - Author: Thomas Keating
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#27. We humans are the gods of this planet. And we also have created Superior Gods than us, to have a sense of security. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#28. Morality comes from religion? There are no Baptist babies or Catholic babies or Muslim babies. Religion is imposed on children by adults and society, and morality is an evolutionary adaptation. Period. - Author: Kelli Jae Baeli
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#29. Saadi's dictum, in the Bostan: 'The Path is not in the rosary, the prayer-mat and the robe - Author: Idries Shah
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#30. Theosophy was both a philosophy and a religion, preaching the doctrine of reincarnation as well as spiritual evolution. - Author: George Pendle
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#31. Eileen says what they should really do, if they want to be fair about it, is offer a Bible study class for credit, and let us take that instead of sitting an extra hour in study hall, twiddling our so-called opposable thumbs. - Author: Laura Moriarty
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#32. The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation - a force for construction and destruction. - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#33. The universe is not for man alone, but is a theater of evolution for all living beings. Live and let live is its guiding principle. 'Ahimsa Paramo Dharmah' - Non-injury is the highest religion. - Author: Virchand Gandhi
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#34. Believers can have both religion and science as long as there is no attempt to make A non-A, to make reality unreal, to turn naturalism into supernaturalism. (125) - Author: Michael Shermer
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#35. There is more than one evolution. There are cosmological, geological, biological and sociological evolutions. The scientists of evolution say so. When I think about man, religion and art, I do not see any of those evolutions. - Author: Alija Izetbegovic
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#36. I was never raised with the traditional story of creation in religion, and because of that I think I had a lot of questions. And evolution, the evolutionary narrative, helped provide some of that for me. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#37. How many races have been dehumanized in the name of evolution and scientific race theories? Is a bomb a religious or a scientific invention? - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#38. Religion of our conception, thus imperfect, is always subject to a process of evolution and re-interpretation. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#39. You cannot be both sane and well educated and disbelieve in evolution. The evidence is so strong that any sane, educated person has got to believe in evolution. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#40. The proposition that the meek (that is the adaptable and serviceable), inherit the earth is not merely a wishful sentiment of religion, but an iron law of evolution. - Author: Kenneth E. Boulding
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#41. Blind metaphysical necessity, which is certainly the same always and every where, could produce no variety of things. All that diversity of natural things which we find suited to different times and places could arise from nothing but the ideas and will of a Being, necessarily existing. - Author: Isaac Newton
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#42. You can't really be scientifically literate if you don't understand evolution. And you can't be an educated member of society if you don't understand science. - Author: Eugenie Scott
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#43. Organized religion has a part in the evolution of personal religion. It is the material upon which personal religion is grafted, but the process of grafting must be individual. Every human soul must, through thought, prayer, and study, cultivate his [sic] own religion to suit himself. - Author: Lily Montagu
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#44. The evolution theory is one of the dumbest and most dangerous religion in history of humanity. - Author: Kent Hovind
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#45. Man has been evolved and created the gods. Evolved more and decided to destroy all of them. - Author: Emil A. Zafirov
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#46. There are those who say that revealed religion and organic evolution can be harmonized. This is both false and devilish. - Author: Bruce R. McConkie
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#47. Nothing proves evolution more than the survival of the religious belief. It shows we are still fearful, partially formed animals with a terror of death and the dark - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#48. Always be respectful and open-minded when listening to another man's beliefs. What you reject today could be your mantra tomorrow. Man's evolution is all about transformations. An unexpected experience you have one day can change you forever. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#49. In fact, evolution became in a sense a scientific religion; almost all scientists have accepted it and many are prepared to "bend" their observations to fit in with it. - Author: Henry Lipson
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#50. With all respect to your religion or world-view - thank God, thank the universe, thank evolutionary processes - the keyword is "thank" - just have some gratitude and be thankful. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#51. Since all taxpayers are being forced to fund the religion of evolution in schools and it is evolution that must be proven to be the only way our universe came into being like the textbooks say, what happens if one jury member will not vote with the rest? - Author: Kent Hovind
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#52. There was something built into the human brain by natural selection which was once useful, and which now manifests itself as religion. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#53. [E]very major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals. - Author: Edward O. Wilson
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#54. What religion a man holds, to what race he belongs, these things are not important; the really important thing is this knowledge: the knowledge of God's plan for men. For God has a plan, and that plan is evolution. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#55. Odd arrangements and funny solutions are the proof of evolution - paths that a sensible God would never tread but that a natural process, constrained by history, follows perforce. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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