[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6w2M50_Xdk[/ame] I have always found Dawkins & Hawking much more stimulating than any religion of man... It's fascinating to me that so many tie so much political rhetoric into religion when I have never felt the need for it... I am a strong proponent of free markets, the non-aggression principle, & an overall libertarian/conservative ideology, yet I never needed the bible to tell me that stealing was wrong. These quotes from the great Thomas Jefferson seem to strike home... "The truth is that the greatest enemies to the doctrines of Jesus are those calling themselves the expositors of them, who have perverted them for the structure of a system of fancy absolutely incomprehensible, and without any foundation in his genuine words. And the day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his father in the womb of a virgin will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and freedom of thought in these United States will do away with all this artificial scaffolding, and restore to us the primitive and genuine doctrines of this the most venerated reformer of human errors."