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  • And yet not only the secularists but even atheists joined them in their applause.
  • In the same way, if he had decided that God and immortality did not exist, he would at once have become an atheist and a socialist.
  • Perhaps nothing but Atheism, that’s all their secret.
  • Alyosha wondered, too, whether there was not some contempt on the part of the learned atheist for him—a foolish novice.
  • It is still as strong and living even in the souls of atheists, who have destroyed everything!
  • He knew for certain that his brother was an atheist.
  • A Liberal of the forties and fifties, a freethinker and atheist, he may have been led on by boredom or the hope of frivolous diversion.
  • The socialist who is a Christian is more to be dreaded than a socialist who is an atheist.’
  • Hate not the atheists, the teachers of evil, the materialists—and I mean not only the good ones—for there are many good ones among them, especially in our day—hate not even the wicked ones.
  • Your brother Ivan writes theological articles in joke, for some idiotic, unknown motive of his own, though he’s an atheist, and he admits it’s a fraud himself—that’s your brother Ivan.
  • For socialism is not merely the labor question, it is before all things the atheistic question, the question of the form taken by atheism to-day, the question of the tower of Babel built without God, not to mount to heaven from earth but to set up heaven on earth.
  • For socialism is not merely the labor question, it is before all things the atheistic question, the question of the form taken by atheism to-day, the question of the tower of Babel built without God, not to mount to heaven from earth but to set up heaven on earth.
  • Only the people and their future spiritual power will convert our atheists, who have torn themselves away from their native soil.
  • The people will meet the atheist and overcome him, and Russia will be one and orthodox.
  • Take the soul of an enlightened Russian atheist and mix it with the soul of the prophet Jonah, who sulked for three days and nights in the belly of the whale, and you get the character of that thinker who lay across the road.
  • I don’t go in for the career of an archimandrite in the immediate future and don’t become a monk, I shall be sure to go to Petersburg and get on to some solid magazine as a reviewer, that I shall write for the next ten years, and in the end become the owner of the magazine, and bring it out on the liberal and atheistic side, with a socialistic tinge, with a tiny gloss of socialism, but keeping a sharp look out all the time, that is, keeping in with both sides and hoodwinking the fools.

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  • While many atheist decline any non-material reality, others have a spiritual outlook on life.
  • As a young Atheist, I sincerely believed that man had created God to fill the gaps in knowledge that would never be spanned by experience, reason, or science.
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