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  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
    Denis Diderot
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    Do you see this egg? With this you can topple every theological theory, every church or temple in the world.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are ''shaggy dog'' stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it.
  • Auguste Comte
    Auguste Comte
    French philosopher 1798-1857
    Auguste Comte
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    Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.
  • Ben Miles
    Ben Miles
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    English history turned on Henry VIII and his desires, his whims almost. And it was down to Cromwell to make those desires happen. He was the guy that fixed it. He was also the guy that eased Henry's conscience. Because Henry VIII had an enormous, tender conscience and great theological knowledge.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
    American botanist 1810-1888
    Asa Gray
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    I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    If we must play the theological game, let us never forget that it is a game. Religion, it seems to me, can survive only as a consciously accepted system of make-believe.
  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    American novelist, feminist and abolitionist 1815-1864
    Eliza Farnham
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    Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    There are many definite methods, honest and dishonest, which make people rich; the only ''instinct'' I know of which does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as ''the sin of avarice.''
  • Bill McKibben
    Bill McKibben
    American environmentalist, author, and journalist 1960-
    Bill McKibben
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    When we think about global warming at all, the arguments tend to be ideological, theological and economic.
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