Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel


Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy



If I were personally to define religion, I would say that it is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstances.  -Theodore Dreiser, 1941.


I cannot persuade myself that a beneficient and omnipotent God would have designedly created...that a cat should play with mice. - Charles Darwin



Faith is believing things by definition, which are not justified by reason.  If it were justified by reason, it wouldn't be faith.



The difference between religions and cults is determined by how much real estate is owned. - Frank Zappa