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Science and Religion

156 aphorisms  ·  18 comments

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tiny.ag/jkl5ti0h  ·   Fair (349 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Facts, or what a man believes to be facts, are delightful... Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.

Mark Twain, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/fpaushd2  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.

Alan Turing, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/rsp4g5er  ·   Fair (129 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men don't change. The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.

Harry S Truman, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/xji01bnw  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'm still an atheist, thank God.

Luis Buñuel, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/if4vw3y9  ·   Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Lily Tomlin, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/rupnqvyt  ·   Fair (177 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.

Henrik Tikkanen, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/e9njxakr  ·   Fair (136 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Isn't it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction listen to weather forecasts and economists?

Kelvin Throop, III, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/mghd1ps0  ·   Fair (223 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Principia Discordia (paperback)

What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos.

Kerry Thornley, (from the introduction to Principia Discordia, 5th edition, by Malaclypse), in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/iyzc6ufd  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't remember what you can infer.

Harry Tennant, in Science and Religion and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/mux8i615  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.

Albert Szent-Gyorgi, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/reubvyyi  ·   Fair (49 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/o6usdizr  ·   Fair (83 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.

Andy Rooney, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/lwykthro  ·   Fair (57 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nature recycles itself. History repeats itself. Religion has faith in itself. Technology creates itself. Humanity loves itself.

Mark Putzke, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/9rg2w8nc  ·   Fair (283 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.

Friedrich Nietzsche, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/d0yrceio  ·   Fair (57 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.

Laurence J. Peter, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/8vmi9s0a  ·   Fair (492 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.

Friedrich Nietzsche, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/v2eioua3  ·   Fair (95 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

Napoleon, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/ya1hwz5x  ·   Fair (321 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

Michel de Montaigne, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/1qmfwyu2  ·   Fair (1177 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Legendary Mizners (paperback)

Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.

Wilson Mizner, (Alva Johnston: The Legendary Mizners, 1953), in Science and Religion and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/jwjgsgh3  ·   Fair (62 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.

Mickey Mouse, in Science and Religion