Category Archives: Quotes

David Madison – Quotes

Madison, Why isn't membership in the Catholic Church down to ZERO by now?
Madison, Why isn’t membership in the Catholic Church down to ZERO by now?
Madison, There was no cleansing of the temple
Madison, There was no cleansing of the temple
CCKQ No 529, Madison, The apostle Paul does his best to keep the wrathful god alive and hovering over hapless humans
CCKQ No 529, Madison, The apostle Paul does his best to keep the wrathful god alive and hovering over hapless humans
Knockout Quote No 402, Madison, A world religion is a cult that grabbed major market share
Knockout Quote No 523, Madison, How can a good God, devoid of imperfections, be needy and narcissistic?
Knockout Quote No 511, Madison, If only Christians could read the gospels and wise up that they’ve been conned

CCCQ No 505, Madison, It seems, instead, that God had been giving his Omnipotent Finger to humanity

Knockout Quote No 504, Madison, Don’t Christians ever stop to think that, just maybe, Jesus got the message wrong?
Knockout Quote No 502, Madison, Jesus and Paul were among those who fell hard for so much of the strange new revenge-reward theology
Knockout Quote No 499, Madison, How ironic that the Christian religion itself shows no evidence whatever of being intelligently designed
Knockout Quote No 498, Madison, What a sorry state of affairs that Christian theology sank to these lows
Knockout Quote No 497, Madison, The theologians who came up with this idea discovered the formula for terrorizing people
Knockout Quote No 496, Madison, Unbeknown to most of the folks in the pews, the New Testament is a minefield

CCCQ No 488, Tarico, So few humans are embarrassed to assign to divinity the attributes of a male alpha primate

Knockout Quote No 495, Madison, As an exercise to shock Christians out of faith-complacency
Knockout Quote No 518, Madison, If you believe this, eat that, drink something else, you’ll get eternal life
Knockout Quote No 516, Madison, When I was a kid, growing up in a rural Indiana church, we all went to kneel at the front of the sanctuar
Knockout Quote No 418, Madison, So what is the life expectancy of ole Yahweh’s vast data dump
Knockout Quote No 489, Madison, The gospel writers were story-inventors, they created episodes to advance their theological agendas
Knockout Quote No 487, Madison, Fess up, the gospel writers have indulged their weakness for magical thinking
Knockout Quote No 482, Madison, It’s too bad J. K. Rowling didn’t write the gospels
Knockout Quote No 416, Madison, Children ascribe personalities to their teddy bears and talk to them
Knockout Quote No 400, Madison, “It’s all part of God’s plan” wears thin
Knockout Quote No 398, Madison,This vindictive version of Christian piety can be traced directly to the words of Jesus and the apostle Pau
Knockout Quote No 393, Madison,Theology was longwinded on what God was like, but short of breath on epistemology
Knockout Quote No 383, Madison, Nearly Headless Nick and Moaning Myrtle
Knockout Quote No 480, Madison, But Paul does his best to keep the wrathful god alive and hovering over hapless humans
Knockout Quote No 473, Madison, That once-upon-a-time ‘inspired’ Bible is gone.
Knockout Quote No 472, Madison, God’s job performance was well below par on his inspire-the-Bible days
Knockout Quote No 377, Madison, Most Christians have ditched Adam and Eve
Knockout Quote No 373, Madison, The apostle Paul was pretty far down the rabbit hole of delusional theology
Knockout Quote No 370,Madison, The marching orders to apologists from all ecclesiastical authorities
Knockout Quote No 357, Madison, The Virgin Mary Appears on Toast Seriously?
Knockout Quote No 471, Madison, If Christians actually buy it, our suspicion is confirmed that they aren’t all that curious
Knockout Quote No 469, Madison, Why should anyone outside the faith in-groups trust their claims?
Knockout Quote No 467, Madison,You know who should write a Bible commentary? How about God himself?
Knockout Quote No 348, Madison, Even on Facebook, devout folks muster prayer marathons
Knockout Quote No 332, Madison, One of Richard Carrier’s more acerbic descriptions of Jesus
Knockout Quote No 319, Madison, A creator god—perhaps as in, May the Force Be with You—leaves you with an undefined
Knockout Quote No 317, Madison, Whatever you believe about your god—well, it took thousands of years of theological squabbling
Knockout Quote No 464, Madison, Religious quacks, shrewd theologians of all persuasions, have been selling a product they don’t have
Knockout Quote No 295, Madison, But Paul had no clue that this drags theology down with magical thinking
Knockout Quote No 294, Madison, Eventually a great kaleidoscope of pagan beliefs invaded Jewish thought
Knockout Quote No 258, Madison,The Bible misses the mark as reliable history, and isn’t all that great morally or spiritually
Knockout Quote No 252, Madison, There is no such thing as a holy man This is part of the bamboozle
Knockout Quote No 238, Madison, Those who want to adore Mary will not find an ally in Paul
Knockout Quote No 237, Madison, Paul was an obsessive-compulsive mediocre thinker and bad theologian
Knockout Quote No 457, Madison, Yes, it was cool that a disabled man was lowered through the roof to meet Jesus
Knockout Quote No 236, Madison, Matthew insults our intelligence in the first chapter of his gospel
Knockout Quote No 233, Madison, The apostle Paul was a crank, the most fitting label is Delusional Cult Fanatic
Knockout Quote No 229, Madison, Once upon a time, Christianity was inventing by cobbling together spare parts
Knockout Quote No 450, Madison, Christian theologians know full well that the Bible is more of a curse
Knockout Quote No 446, Madison, The eternal life gimmick fueled Christianity from the very beginning
Knockout Quote No 442, Madison, How foolish, how gullible, to grant Word-of-God status to stuff that tumbled out of somebody’s imagination
Knockout Quote No 440, Madison, Jesus takes his place alongside Harry, Hermione and Ron as alumni of Hogwarts
Knockout Quote No 439, Madison, Please go through the Bible, line by line, and mark the verses that can be ruled out as Word of God
Knockout Quote No 437, Madison, I have zero awe and wonder for the absurd deity
Knockout Quote No 436, Madison, It’s too bad that all the awe and wonder aimed at God degrade into silliness
Knockout Quote No 435, Madison, If you accept the Jesus of Mark’s gospel, you are well on the way to full-throttle crazy religion
Knockout Quote No 433, Madison, Cosmologists know that “God did it” is a non-answer
Knockout Quote No 432, Madison, One of the utterly useless statements in the Sermon of the Mount
Knockout Quote No 431, Madison, God must have wanted more angels
Knockout Quote No 429, Madison, If only the apostle Paul’s zeal had been directed toward something more beneficial to humankind
Knockout Quote No 423, Madison, I Belong to Jesus
Knockout Quote No 418, Madison, So what is the life expectancy of ole Yahweh’s vast data dump
Knockout Quote No 416, Madison, Children ascribe personalities to their teddy bears and talk to them
Knockout Quote No 229, Madison, Once upon a time, Christianity was inventing by cobbling together spare parts
Knockout Quote No 400, Madison, “It’s all part of God’s plan” wears thin

Teresa Roberts – Quotes

Roberts, The magical thinking of any culture often produces ways of giving one living creature dominance
Roberts, The magical thinking of any culture often produces ways of giving one living creature dominance
Roberts, Humans choose to create gods and then give them this incredible power to make our lives even harder
Roberts, Humans choose to create gods and then give them this incredible power to make our lives even harder
Roberts, The magical thinking of any culture often produces ways of giving one living creature dominance
Roberts, The magical thinking of any culture often produces ways of giving one living creature dominance
Knockout Quote No 490, Roberts, I was never able to get a satisfying explanation for why the Bible is full of such hateful ideas
Knockout Quote No 484, Roberts, Because the masses want to attend their churches, pray to their statues, dip their fingers in tap water
Knockout Quote No 425, Roberts, Roughly 84% of the world has faith
Knockout Quote No 415, Roberts, Why can’t liberal Christians retire the Bible?
Knockout Quote No 406, Roberts, Or all of the gods formed a kind of cosmic god swat team
Knockout Quote No 404, Roberts, As long as humans give a rat’s ass about superstition and religion
Knockout Quote No 403, Roberts, Someone always wants to control us Mythologies are dangerous

Tim Sledge – Quotes

CCKQ No 534, Sledge, The same evangelical Christians who rely on centuries-old accounts of the post-resurrection appearances
CCKQ No 534, Sledge, The same evangelical Christians who rely on centuries-old accounts of the post-resurrection appearances
Tin Sledge, The evangelical mental guardrails installed in my head
CCKQ No 533, Sledge, Where is the gentleness in the words of Jesus when he speaks of wrath
CCKQ No 532, Sledge, I also felt a lightness that I had not felt as a Christian minister
CCKQ No 531, Sledge, Yes, I knew Jesus quite well, but he never mentioned anything about being born again
CCKQ No 530, Sledge, How could I keep my eyes closed for decades to such evident fatal flaws in my faith?
CCKQ No 525, Sledge, When it comes to religion, perception is more influential than reality
Tim Sledge, My reasoning was constrained by a very short leash

John W. Loftus – Quotes

Knockout Quote No 62, Loftus, I’ve kicked this dead rodent into lifeless blob
Knockout Quote No 24, Loftus, Which evangelist will objectively tell the ugly side of the Bible and of the church
Knockout Quote No 524, Loftus, That makes an omniscient Christian God look stupid as well as uncaring
Knockout Quote No 43, Loftus, There really are no sacred scriptures
Knockout Quote No 506, Loftus, It’s time to give religion in all of its forms a swift kick in the butt
Knockout Quote No 46, Loftus, Obfuscationist theology doesn’t change a thing
Knockout Quote No 522, Loftus, What we find exclusively in the Bible is human testimony alone
Knockout Quote No 49, Loftus, If God had done a better job communicating
Knockout Quote No 520, Loftus, There is no divine forgiveness because there is no divine forgiver
Knockout Quote No 515, Loftus, All that religious faith produces is more and more diverse and even mutually exclusive religions
Knockout Quote No 514, Loftus, What’s left is the demise of religion and Christianity as a whole
Knockout Quote No 512, Loftus, Yet Christians believe anyway that God is perfectly good and omnipotent
Knockout Quote No 510, Loftus, Let’s say there is a human person behind the myths about the Jesus in the Gospels
Knockout Quote No 509, Loftus, No, God did not die We just came to the realization he never existed in the first place
Knockout Quote No 508, Loftus, On the heels of the most horrific example of moral evil comes the most horrific example of natural evil
Knockout Quote no 448, Loftus, Defending the Christian Faith requires special pleading
Knockout Quote No 396, Loftus, They obfuscate to make what they believe more palatable
Knockout Quote No 381, Loftus, If some of us would not have sinned in the Garden of Eden under the same “ideal” conditions
Knockout Quote No 376, Loftus, Christian theism has no more credibility than Scientology
Knockout Quote No 356, Loftus, I laugh almost daily when reading something written by one of the top Christian apologists
Knockout Quote No 353, Loftus, Someday in the future people will treat Christianity just like all of the other dead gods and religions
Knockout Quote No 352, Loftus, Believers do not reason well because they are blinded by faith in their culturally inherited fantasies
Knockout Quote No 351, Loftus, As more people think Yahweh is no longer a credible god then more of us should ridicule
Knockout Quote No 346, Loftus, According to Christian theology Jesus is one with Yahweh
Knockout Quote No 343, Loftus, We’ve been above the moon and sent satellites through the solar system
Knockout Quote No 339, Loftus, Christians demand that I prove their faith is impossible
Knockout Quote No 337, Loftus, It would have never entered the mind of a Catholic Christian
Knockout Quote No 336, Loftus, If Allah is the same deity as the one worshipped by Christians
Knockout Quote No 333, Loftus, I have come to the conclusion that Christianity is no more to be respected than Scientology
Knockout Quote No 329, Loftus, Religious philosophy is to philosophy what “creation science” is to science
Knockout Quote No 328, Loftus, It takes sophistication to make Christian faith palatable
Knockout Quote No 327, Loftus, Now is the time to ridicule Christian faith and other faiths in our world
Knockout Quote No 326, Loftus, I mean, come on, the facts are in- there is no positive empirical evidence for the existence of God
Knockout Quote No 325, Loftus, They are simply making shit up to believe and to justify why they believe
Knockout Quote No 323, Loftus, Fairies don’t exist Neither does Yahweh, the supposed Father-god of Jesus
Knockout Quote No 320, Loftus, Christian pseudo-philosophers simply take for granted a set of inconsistent beliefs
Knockout Quote No 315, Loftus, When it comes to Christianity, two thousand years are enough

CCCQ No 311, Loftus, Never forget it was science that discovered these mysteries, not religion

Knockout Quote No 307, Loftus, That’s because it’s the evidence that convinces, not the personalities behind it
Knockout Quote No 299, Loftus, With the rise of science, the method of science, the progress of science
Knockout Quote No 292, Loftus, Faith has no method, solves no problems, and is an utterly unreliable guide
Knockout Quote No 291, Loftus, Biblical studies must end because the evidence is decisive
Knockout Quote No 289, Loftus, Christians are responding to their critics by reinventing their faith every decade
Knockout Quote No 272, Loftus, Faith should be rejected by all reasonable, thinking, emotionally healthy adults
Knockout Quote No 262, Loftus, Believers in the three Abrahamic religious have been killing each other for nothing
Knockout Quote No 261, Loftus, All that believers must do is test their religious faith from the perspective of an outsider
Knockout Quote No 243, Loftus, Believer, you must bring your brain to heel by demanding objective evidence
Knockout Quote No 242, Luftus, Faith is the mother of all cognitive biases
Knockout Quote No 517, Loftus, according to objective evidence evaluated dispassionately without any double standards, as an outsider
Knockout Quote No 208, Loftus, they were wrong to believe in the Bibl
Knockout Quote No 163, Loftus, How might gospel writers objectively know Jesus was born of a virgin?
Knockout Quote No 68, Loftus, It’s as if God shot himself in the foot
Knockout Quote No 66, Loftus, subjective experience provide no evidence at all
Knockout Quote No 181, Loftus, Evil speaks like a megaphone against the existence of this God
Knockout Quote No 109, Loftus, This is the problem of divine hiddenness
Knockout Quote No 379, Loftus,Christianity is just way too improbable to be believed or defended
Knockout Quote No 379, Loftus,Christianity is just way too improbable to be believed or defended

Robert Conner – Quotes

Knockout Quote No 503, Conner, Christianity is ultimately folklore, loosely based on Hebrew folklore
CCKQ No 537, Conner, Despite predictions that Jesus will rise from the dead, not a single one of his apostles shows up
CCKQ No 537, Conner, Despite predictions that Jesus will rise from the dead, not a single one of his apostles shows up

CCKQ No 539, Conner, Thessalonians is a window into the flying-saucer-cult, whackadoodle quality of primitive Christian belief

CCKQ No 537, Conner, Despite predictions that Jesus will rise from the dead, not a single one of his apostles shows up

Knockout Quote No 535, Conner, If Jesus is the answer, the question must be stupider than fuck
Knockout Quote No 501, Conner, Religion is a mental illness that directly threatens planetary life
Knockout Quote No 493, Conner, Christians just live in a different time zone than the rest of us
Knockout Quote No 468, Conner, It is the Holy Spirit that convinces someone of the truth
Knockout Quote No 444, Conner, The Holy Spirit is flitting around the world whispering into the temporal lobes of billions of people
Knockout Quote No 443, Conner, If you thought the Armageddonists were literally barking insane, psychology increasingly has your back
Knockout Quote No 421, Conner, The British suffered over 57,000 casualties during the first day of the Battle of the Somme
Knockout Quote No 419, Connor, The rantings of a self-deluded man who is pretty clearly off his rocker
Knockout Quote No 417, Conner, Theoretically we have separation of church and state, Separation of church and crazy, not so much
Knockout Quote No 391, Conner, True believers come across to secular moderns as simultaneously condescending and ridiculous
Knockout Quote No 389, Conner, (ERIC) The tsunami of dishonest verbiage shows no sign of receding
Knockout Quote No 388, Conner, That the whisperings of a “Holy Spirit” would take precedence over evidence and its coherent analysis
Knockout Quote No 477, Conner,The apostle Paul was basically rummaging around in the Old Testament
Knockout Quote No 477, Conner,The apostle Paul was basically rummaging around in the Old Testament
Knockout Quote No 475, Conner, We have no problem suspecting new religious movements of being examples of folie à plusieurs
Knockout Quote No 474, Conner, The line between magic and religion is imperceptible
Knockout Quote No 390, Conner, The Holy Spirit made a right shit job of it
Knockout Quote No 366, Conner,The overwhelming majority of Christians know bupkis

Essential Titles: Cure-for-Christianity Library

Essential title, Fitzgerald, Nailed
Essential Title, Wathey, The Illusion of God’s Presence
Essential Title, Carrier, Why I Am Not a Christian

 

 

Essential Title, Fitzgerald, Jesus Mything in Action, Vol 1
Essential title, Fitzgerald, Jesus Mything in Action, Volume 2
Essential Title, Fitzgerald, Jesus Mything in Action,Vol 3
Carrier, On the Historicity of Jesus
Essential title, Loftus, The Christian Delusion

Essential title, Loftus, The End of Christianity

Essential title, Loftus, Christianity is not great
Essential title, Loftus, Christianity in the Light of Science

Essential Title, Loftus, Why I Became an Atheist

Essential title, Loftus, The Outsider Test of Faith

John Wathey – Quotes

Knockout Quote No 48, Wathey, Religious belief is a phenomenon of the human brain
Knockout Quote No 385, Wathey, Surely Almighty God can take care of himself
Knockout Quote No 384, Wathey, The god of the Old Testament was likely modeled after human leaders of the Bronze Age
Knockout Quote No 375, Wathey, We have no way to know whether God is good, evil, or indifferent
Knockout Quote No 374, Wathey, Prayer is the adult manifestation of infantile crying
Knockout Quote No 132, Wathey, Humans have invented thousands of religions

 

Victor Stenger – Quotes

Knockout Quote No 263, Stenger, If the conflict between science and religion were just a matter of intellectual debate
Knockout Quote No 230, Stenger, An authoritarian society that brutally suppressed the slightest traces of freethinking
Knockout Quote No 481, Stenger, Jesus must be continually dying on the cross, every nanosecond or so
Knockout Quote No 392, Stenger, So far we see no proof that the feelings correspond to anything outside their heads

Richard Carrier – Quotes

Knockout Quote No 316, Carrier, If Jesus was a god and really wanted to save the world
Knockout Quote No 513, Carrier, The Archimedes codex
Knockout Quote No 494, Carrier, No, the character of Jesus in the Gospels was not the wisest and kindest of beings
Knockout Quote No 492, Carrier, The Catholic Church Is an International Rape Factory
Knockout Quote No 344, Carrier, It was the heavenly Jesus that was sold to the masses, not some dead carpenter from Galilee
Knockout Quote No 342, Carrier, There is no evidence that a crucified god was an obstacle to converting
Knockout Quote No 341, Carrier, Among pagans, murdered gods who came back from the dead were wildly popular
Knockout Quote No 324, Carrier, There just wasn’t any evidence Jesus really rose from the dead
Knockout Quote No 321, Carrier, The actual evidence that Jesus rose from the dead consisted of unconfirmable hearsay
Knockout Quote No 314, Carrier, All attempts to argue that Christianity’s origins and success were supernaturally special only
Knockout Quote No 312, Carrier, Right from the start Jesus simply looks a lot more like a mythical man than a historical one
Knockout Quote No 302, Carrier, Attempts to distinguish ‘magic’ from ‘religion’ are apologetic anachronisms
Knockout Quote No 300, Carrier, New Testament Embarrassments, The Parables of Jesus, Not invented yet
Knockout Quote No 290, Carrier, Luke’s methods are demonstrably non historical
Knockout Quote No 277, Carrier, Matthew then added a ridiculous Nativity Narrative
Knockout Quote No 274, Carrier, The ceaseless incomprehension of the disciples is wholly unrealistic
Knockout Quote No 276, Carrier, They would have killed Jesus on the spot
Knockout Quote No 254, Carrier, The evidence for Jesus is among the most compromised bodies of evidence
Knockout Quote No 215, Carrier, The dying-and-rising son of god originated over a 1000 years before Christianity
Knockout Quote No 205, Carrier, And anyone willing to tell the one lie will be just as willing to tell the other
Knockout Quote No 189, Carrier, Thracian deity Zalmoxis was believed to have died and risen from the dead
Knockout Quote No 184, Carrier, The apostle Paul includes hallucinated trips to heaven
Knockout Quote No 36, Carrier, A rash of messianism in Palestine
Knockout Quote No 182, Carrier, Indeed the Christians took it to a level of veritable lunacy
Knockout Quote No 173, Carrier, The gospel writers are mythographers; novelists; propagandists
Knockout Quote No 164, Carrier, Some scholars have argued there was no Jesus Christ
Knockout Quote No 162, Carrier, Romulus ascends to heaven to rule from on high, Just like Jesus
Knockout Quote No 139, Carrier, Could simply turn his bullets into popcorn
Knockout Quote No 120, Carrier, Almost the entire universe is lethal to life
Knockout Quote No 110, Carrier, The Universe has been mixing chemicals for billions of years
Knockout Quote No 107, Carrier, If God wants something from me, he would tell me
Knockout Quote No 104, Carrier, Christianity is a bizarre cult, superstition
Knockout Quote No 50, Carrier, The Book of Revelation is a veritable acid trip

Bad Christian Theology – Quotes

CCKQ No 431, Madison, God must have wanted more angels
CCCQ No 483, When Jesus comes back, almost all of humanity will be killed off
CCCQ No 483, When Jesus comes back, almost all of humanity will be killed off
Knockout Quote No 257, Clark, I found only shabby theological explanations and contrived excuses for God
Knockout Quote No 227, Winell & Tarico, Thus, believers not only get hurt, they get stuck
Knockout Quote No 288, Tarico, Why has the main current of Christianity produced a steady diet of misogyny for 2000 years?
Knockout Quote No 303, Nelson-Pallmeyer, The Bible can inform our religious experience, but it is often wrong about God
Knockout QuoteNo 271, Parsons, Christianity would never have amounted to much without a doctrine of hell
Knockout Quote No 410, koseighty, If you start with the necessity of a human sacrifice to enable an omnipotent god to forgive his creation
Knockout Quote No 485, Tobin, A first-century, xenophobic, ignorant Galilean peasant who thought the world was going to end
Knockout Quote No 483, When Jesus comes back, almost all of humanity will be killed off
Knockout Quote No 521, Harris, I hate to break it to you here at Notre Dame
Knockout Quote No 478, Sanchez, There is little question that the Holocaust had its origins in the centuries-long hostility