Quote of the Day 9-24-14 (Robert Ingersoll)

Posted: September 24, 2014 in Quotations, Skepticism
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“It would be hard to overstate the time and talent wasted in the study of this so-called science. The men who believed in astrology thought that they lived in a supernatural world–a world in which causes and effects had no necessary connection with each other–in which all events were the result of magic and necromancy.

“Even now, at the close of the nineteenth centjury, there are hundreds of men who make their living by casting the horoscopes of idiots and imbeciles.”

–Robert Ingersoll, “Which Way?”

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quoted in The Heretic’s Handbook of Quotations

Front cover of "The Heretic's Handbook of Quotations

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