Sam Harris

“Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply an admission of the obvious. In fact, 'atheism' is a term that should not even exist. No one needs to identify himself as a 'non-astrologer' or a 'non-alchemist.' We do not have words for people who doubt that Elvis is still alive or that aliens have traversed the galaxy only to molest ranchers and cattle. Atheism is nothing more than the noises reasonable people make in the presence of unjustified religious beliefs.”


Sam Harris, Letter to a Christian Nation
Read more quotes from Sam Harris


Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

77 likes
All Members Who Liked This Quote


All Quotes
My Quotes
Add A Quote

This Quote Is From

Letter to a Christian Nation Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris
24,880 ratings, average rating, 1,340 reviews
Open Preview


Browse By Tag

More...