Jerry A. Coyne Quotes

Top 18 wise famous quotes and sayings by Jerry A. Coyne

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Jerry A. Coyne quotes: In religion, faith is a virtue. In science, faith is a vice. In religion, faith is a virtue. In science, faith is a vice.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: If the history of science shows us anything, it is that we get nowhere by labeling our ignorance "God". If the history of science shows us anything, it is that we get nowhere by labeling our ignorance "God".
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: What distinguishes knowledge is not certainty but evidence. What distinguishes knowledge is not certainty but evidence.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: Theology is the post hoc rationalization of what you want to believe. Theology is the post hoc rationalization of what you want to believe.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: These mysteries about how we evolved should not distract us from the indisputable fact that we did evolve. These mysteries about how we evolved should not distract us from the indisputable fact that we did evolve.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: Voltaire noted in 1763: The interest I have in believing in something is not a proof that the something exists. Voltaire noted in 1763: The interest I have in believing in something is not a proof that the something exists.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: If you can't think of an observation that could disprove a theory, that theory simply isn't scientific. If you can't think of an observation that could disprove a theory, that theory simply isn't scientific.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: The battle for evolution seems never-ending. And the battle is part of a wider war, a war between rationality and superstition. The battle for evolution seems never-ending. And the battle is part of a wider war, a war between rationality and superstition.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: You can find religions without creationism, but you never find creationism without religion. You can find religions without creationism, but you never find creationism without religion.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: We humans have many vestigial features proving that we evolved. The most famous is the appendix. We humans have many vestigial features proving that we evolved. The most famous is the appendix.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: Some believers are fundamentalists about everything, but every believer is a fundamentalist about something. Some believers are fundamentalists about everything, but every believer is a fundamentalist about something.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: Religion is replete with features to help people fool themselves. Religion is replete with features to help people fool themselves.
Jerry A. Coyne quotes: Theology is a subject without an object. Theologians don't study God - they study what other theologians have said. The claims Theology is a subject without an object. Theologians don't study God - they study what other theologians have said. The claims