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A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
We no longer claim that a genuinely religious government can be democratic, but that it cannot be otherwise.
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
Any simple claim that you need religion to be good is flat wrong.
Some have deplored Lincoln's indifference to Christianity. But it was not religion, it was religiosity that put him off.
Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal.
That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness.
When people feel a certain religion claims to have all the answers, that's what turns them off.
It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters.