I understand your comment that you "have something against people who use religion as a shield for what is really hatred and discriminatory viewpoints". I feel the same. However, we need to be sure that's what, in fact, they are actually doing, and not just assume they are.
I realize Einstein was an agnostic; however, his statement most closely epitomized my feeling that non-believers can be just as bigoted as believers. I was merely trying to make a point; I wasn't trying to specifically choose only quotes from believers.
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