thomas jefferson – question with boldness even the existence of a god

thomas jefferson - question with boldness even the existence of a god


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    TGGeko

    Why the fuck should I?

    pronto

    Because an image on the internet with an apparent quote from Thomas Jefferson told you to, you must do with out question. You’re not allowed to think for yourself anymore.

    #makecasemdsgreatagain

    why?

    nyoki

    Like we ever did. I suspect that we are freer now than ever to say what we want, regardless of who calls us trolls or fags.

    fracked again

    An unexamined life is not worth living. — Socrates.

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    Demon

    It`s Friday night.
    I want naked people, funny shit, and weird shit.

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    Demon = Win!

    Puulaahi

    Only if Demon is naked too.

    #makecasemdsgreatagain

    Can we fuck?

    Deinonychus

    Googling this brings you to Jefferson’s Letter to Peter Carr, which is an interesting read, and actually expresses a great tolerance and admiration for something that could very well be an intricate fairy tale. But it’s not nearly the indictment on religion that the out of context quote makes it out to be. Seems to me, that people who are secure in their belief that there is no God and that religion is hokum, shouldn’t be so threatened and scared of it. So, reason #854 why, despite my lack of a belief in God, I refuse to identify myself with… Read more »

    fracked again

    Um, what indictment is there in this quote? It only says that people should question even their most ingrained beliefs. I’m friends with Dan Barker at the FRFF, and he is certainly not hostile to religion, only its corrosive nature.

    gx5000

    We’re scared shitless because of how powerfull an influence it is on the masses…like huh, I dunno, Iraq ? Iran ? The USA and the screwy religious right wingnuts ???

    Double 00 Exia

    I dunno, maybe 4 planes, a big ass building and two towers might have something to do with Iraq. And your a real genius putting Iran in there cause, everyone knows we have SO many people over there… dumbass.

    Caio

    Tard fight

    Acriticalgent

    Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear

    Paul_Is_Drunk

    There’s the full quote. I feel that’s more relevant than just the opening sentence.

    Ras

    Go go massively out of context quote. Hey, anyone else read the Jefferson bible?

    100110110110010

    I question boldly the existence of God,
    but never, ever shall I question the existence of Allah,
    Blessed be He ever, and Mohammed, his messenger, Blessings
    and peace be upon him.