Perhaps we could say that God is just one of many things that but these are the ones that strike me most deeply right now.When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.

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“I had to set limits to reason in order to make room for faith.” -Kant I don’t think that is correct.

Most religious people reject other gods, not from some deep analysis of the likelihood they might exist, but rather because they aren’t the god they grew up with.

Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.

But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.” I’d probably disagree with this one, too, at least when it comes to matters related to living well (e.g. Take, for instance, the fact that we’re all going to die.

It’s both a Stoic and Buddhist practice to attempt to remind yourself that not only will you be dead one day, but that it might well be the last time you see every single person you encounter.

An intellectual assent to this proposition only gets one so far; but with practice, as this sinks into “the heart” (choose another metaphor if this one’s unappealing to you), it may radically change the way you interact with people and how you live your life for the better.He only has to be someone who believes that the evidence on the God question is at a similar level to the evidence on the werewolf question. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.John Mc Carthy Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.Stephen Roberts When I was a kid I had an imaginary friend and I used to think that he went everywhere with me, and that I could talk to him and that he could hear me, and that he could grant me wishes and stuff. Jimmy Carr Believe nothing, No matter where you read it, Or who has said it, Not even if I have said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense.Buddha To understand via the heart is not to understand.Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.