Elephant - Tattoowise
my half of a friend tattoo with the most radical emily sault. by scott bryant at acme ink.
well I guess 3♥
365 days 118/365 28april2009
Trafalgar Square, London
#135 in Explore. Sept. 25, 2007
y un dia llegó el momento de todo
I really wanted to find a way to get a lot of his tattoos in one photo
Three random tattoo ideas
As 2 últimas horas foram horríveis. Previámos que o processo todo duraria cerca de 3 ou 4 horas. Foram 6 horas de tatuagem. (foto by Walfran!)
That was quite difficult to select the quotations, as there were so many good !
"It is a remarkable coincidence that almost everyone has the same religion as their parents and it always just so happens they’re the right religion."
— Richard Dawkins
"Religion gives people bad reasons to be good, where good reasons are actually available."
— Sam Harris
"Pretending to know things that you do not know is the lifeblood of religion." — Sam Harris
"Religion is not so bad, unless you believe it."
— David Eller, ibid.
"In the absence of evidence, the scientist says, 'I don't know,' but the religionist says, 'I believe.'"
— David Eller, ibid.
« All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher. » — Lucretius
« For me the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstitions. » — Albert Einstein
"True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness."
— Albert Einstein. Here and here are more of his quotes on science, God, and religion.
"Fundamentalists of different religions have more in common with each other than they do with the moderates of their own religions."
— Mark Thomas
"Morality is doing what is right no matter what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told no matter what is right."
— Larry Mundinger, 1999
"Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich." — Napoleon Bonaparte
« Religions are all alike - founded upon fables and mythologies. » — Thomas Jefferson
"When religion comes in at the door, common sense goes out at the window."
— Lemuel Washburn
"All religions, with their gods, their demigods, and their prophets, their messiahs and their saints, were created by the credulous fancy of men who had not attained the full development and full possession of their faculties."
— Mikhail Bakunin, ibid.
"If we are honest — and scientists have to be — we must admit that religion is a jumble of false assertions, with no basis in reality."
— Paul Dirac, English theoretical physicist, 1902–1984
"What I conclude is that religion has nothing to do with experience or reason but with deep and irrational needs."
— Richard Taylor, "Will Secularism Survive?" in "Free Inquiry"
"The test of a good religion is whether you can joke about it."
— G. K. Chesterson
"Religion began when the first scoundrel met the first fool." — Voltaire
"The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reasoning."
"Philosophy is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers that may never be questioned."
"Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of."
— Mark Twain
"Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas."
— Clarence Darrow
« Religions are like glow-worms. They need darkness in order to shine. » — Arthur Schopenhauer
"Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires."
— Sigmund Freud, New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
"When religion and common sense collide, common sense always loses." — Tom Faller
« Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. » — Mahatma Gandhi
"Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning."
— Bill Gates
"There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages."
— Ruth Hermence Green
"Imagine there's no heaven,
It's easy if you try.
No hell below us,
Above us only sky.
Imagine all the people, living for today...
Imagine there's no countries,
It isn't hard to do.
Nothing to kill or die for,
And no religion
wanted to a Virgin Suicides-esque photo shoot.. really the only thing similar is she is laying in the grass