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Read it as you would any other book think of it as you would of any other get the bandage of reverence from your eyes drive from your heart the phantom of fear push from the throne of your brain the cowled form of superstition - then read the Holy Bible, and you will be amazed that you ever, for one moment, supposed a being of infinite wisdom, goodness, and purity to be the author of such ignorance and of such atrocity.

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I admit that books were voted in and out, and that the Bible was finally formed in accordance with a vote
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The real oppressor, enslaver, and corrupter of the people is the Bible
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It is impossible for me to conceive of a character more utterly detestable than that of the Hebrew god
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Every cradle asks us, Whence and every coffin, Whither The poor barbarian, weeping above his dead, can answer these questions as intelligently as the robed priest of the most authentic creed.
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There is something wrong in a government where they who do the most have the least. There is something wrong when honesty wears a rag, and rascality a robe when the loving, the tender, eat a crust, while the infamous sit at banquets.
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There is not in all the pulpits ingenuity enough to harmonize these ignorant and stupid contradictions
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