“Faith is the surrender of the mind; it’s the surrender of reason, it’s the surrender of the only thing that makes us different from other mammals. It’s our need to believe, and to surrender our skepticism and our reason, our yearning to discard that and put all our trust or faith in someone or something, that is the sinister thing to me. Of all the supposed virtues, faith must be the most overrated.” - Christopher Hitchens
Penn Jillette: An Atheist’s Guide to the 2012 Election
Just thought it was a good time to share this again. Penn Jillette is so on point about all this shit.
Atheism is a religion the way bald is a hair colour.