Quotes by Dan Barker, Losing Faith in Faith, 1992

Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits.

Dan Barker, Losing Faith in Faith, 1992

Other Great Authors


Without Christ, sciences in every department are vain....The man who knows not God is vain, though he should be conversant with every branch of learning. Nay more, we may affirm this too with truth, that these choice gifts of God -- expertness of mind, acuteness of judgment, liberal sciences, and acquaintance with languages, are in a manner profaned in every instance in which they fall to the lot of wicked men.

John Calvin

Listen within yourself and look into the infinitude of Space and Time. There can be heard the songs of the Constellations, the voices of the Numbers, and the harmonies of the Spheres.

The Divine Pymander

A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

Maxwell Planck

The deepest American dream is not the hunger for money or fame it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land.

Scott Russell Sanders

Who to himself is law, no law doth need.

Arthur Chapman

Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only the shallow people who do not judge by appearances.

Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray »

Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.

Roger Starr »