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Nuala O'Faolain

Nuala O’Faolain: I have done that for years, looked up at it (the stars) and given it a wink and thought 'I don't know what's going on' and I still don't know what's going on, but I can't be consoled by mention of god. I can't.

Marian Finucane: Would you like it?

NO'F: No. Oh no I wouldn't. If I start doing that something really bad is happening to my brain . . . And though I respect and adore the art that arises from the love of god and though nearly everybody I love and respect themselves believe in god, it is meaningless to me, really meaningless.

MF: The reason I asked you is because it is a source of comfort for many people?

NO'F: Well, I wish them every comfort, but it is not even bothering me. I don't even think about it. I have never believed in the Christian version of the individual creator . . .

Published in Freethought of the Day
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Javier Bardem

“I always say, ‘I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino’ - and that's true.”

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Queen Caroline

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Robert Lowell

“[Prometheus to the chorus]: I have little faith now, but I still look for truth, some momentary crumbling foothold.”

Published in Freethought of the Day

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