Religion: A Dialogue  

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“They found it easier to burn Vanini that to confute him.”


Monotheistic religions alone furnish the spectacle of religious wars, religious persecutions, heretical tribunals, that breaking of idols and destruction of images of the gods, that razing of Indian temples and Egyptian colossi, which had looked on the sun 3,000 years: just because a jealous god had said, 'Thou shalt make no graven image.'

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Religion: A Dialogue (c.1830) is a work by Arthur Schopenhauer on religion.



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