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1. "Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses."
Author: Arthur Keith
2. "He was seeing the final contradiction, the grotesque absurdity at the end of the irrationalists' game"
Author: Ayn Rand
3. "The ‘hyper-rationalists:' working only towards what is certain, they sit in a room, pay their insurance bill with their welfare check, and wait for the daily mail. A force they cannot see provides them with guarantees contingent on legible prayers. In crises where their petitions sit undelivered with the flag up they don't panic – they ask their women what to do. Children's letter to the Postmaster General: "Dear Sir, why is it that your blue angels rest on the Sabbath but my daddy has to work a cash register?"
Author: Bauvard
4. "What we want to believe and what is true are, I think, more closely related than the Rationalists would sometimes have us believe."
Author: Clive Barker
5. "One of chief pieces of advice I give to aspiring rationalists is "Don't try to be clever." And, "Listen to those quiet, nagging doubts." If you don't know, you don't know what you don't know, you don't know how much you don't know, and you don't know how much you needed to know."
Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky
6. "There are no rationalists. We all believe fairy-tales, and live in them."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
7. "Christianity is itself so jolly a thing that it fills the possessorof it with a certain silly exuberance, which sad and high-mindedRationalists might reasonably mistake for mere buffoonery andblasphemy; just as their prototypes, the sad and high-minded Stoics ofold Rome, did mistake the Christian joyousness for buffoonery andblasphemy."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
8. "Like all great rationalists you believed in things that were twice as incredible as theology."
Author: Halldór Laxness
9. "So we invent reasons for the unreasonable. We are rationalists of the irrational. It"
Author: Joyce Carol Oates

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