Rational Thoughts – From a Religious Skeptic

July 24, 2009 at 8:02 am | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
Quotes from Eric Hoffer
clipped from thebeattitude.com

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“Take away hatred from some people, and you have men without faith.”
— Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind (1955)

“The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.”
— Eric Hoffer, The True Believer (1951)

“To know a person’s religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.”
— Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind (1955)

“When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.”
— Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind (1955)

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