Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
(The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell, 1903-1959)

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I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
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