It was a tough one this month, as there were a lot of good ones to choose from, but once again we have a new inductee into the Theist Hall of Shame. The Theist Quote of the Month winner for September, with an impressive 15 votes, is

LESTER PHINNEY!!

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"First of all, BSA does not discriminate against atheists. If an atheist wishes to acknowledge God and to live by His teachings, he will be more than welcomed in."

Written by Lester Phinney

Nominated by Wingedbeast, seconded by ClayeSkye

Truly I say to you, such bigotry deserves a hallowed place on the dartboard. Second place goes to Bill M with 11 votes, and third goes to Mr. GoodSalt with 10. Sorry Salty, maybe next time!

Here is the voting record.

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"I'm saying this many times. You atheist folks cannot understand GOD at all because GOD's intellect level is only much as your folk's capacity to comprehend."

Written by YJK

Nominated by raven1, seconded by Aaron Spielman

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"And in fact, what is objective reality anyway, other than a myth that some people called scientists decide to believe in."

Written by Theodore Seeber

Nominated by John Hattan, seconded by Dan McEwen

VOTES 1
Victor Danilchenko

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--3--
"First of all, BSA does not discriminate against atheists. If an atheist wishes to acknowledge God and to live by His teachings, he will be more than welcomed in."

Written by Lester Phinney

Nominated by Wingedbeast, seconded by ClayeSkye

VOTES 15
Javacrucian
Nicholas Wren
Nemo
Steve Knight
Charles Ward
Landis Ragon
Eric99gt
The Jester
Eileen
Tim Schultz
Peter Gavin
Gregory Greenman
Diem Marshall
Michael Nash
Dave Holloway

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"Is that anything like the prejudice of the atheist that there is more evidence for the effect of gravity than for God, despite both being mere hearsay evidence?"

Written by Theodore Seeber

Nominated by Dennis Loubet, seconded by Yang Hu

VOTES 4
Yang Hu
Senebyte
Greg Shelley
Tom Stoudt

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--5--
"Johnny, perhaps you ate lead based paint as a baby! Perhaps thats the problem here...yes...I thin so! Its blocking your "believing" brain cells and you pnly have your "unbelieving" cells working. Come out of that atheist closet Johnny chap!"

Written by Bachette

Nominated by Aaron Spielman, seconded by Raven1

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"I have born no false witness. You have, with your twisting of scripture and reality of God in ancient times. Why should anyone listen to me? Because I am Christ, simple enough."

Written by Dore Williamson

Nominated by John Hattan, seconded by Dan McEwen

VOTES 1
DarkAngel

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--7--
"I don't try very hard to seem credible. And I don't stoop to name calling. I know the fallacy of credibility, and I also know the truth of my claims. It doesn't really matter if anyone else knows, because I know."

Written by iamyhwh

Nominated by Scott Davidson, seconded by Frank Wustner

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--8--
"So, since when did parsimony and prima facie principles have squat to do with proof"

Written by David Greene

Nominated by Dave Holloway, seconded by Frank Wustner

VOTES 2
Magyck
Nick McLaren

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--9--
"Oh? Science claims "we've discovered these natural laws, which were written by nobody", and you don't even bother to ask the question "Who is this 'nobody'"?"

Written by Theodore Seeber

Nominated by Darryl Pierce, seconded by Alan Ferris

VOTES 3
Frank Wustner
Darryl Pierce
Carl Funk

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--10--
"A paraphrase is more accurate than the original."

Written by iamyhwh

Nominated by Arturo Magidin, seconded by Seeker

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--11--
"After all, atheists can't possibly be honest enough to admit that they're breaking a physical law with their beliefs, now can they?"

Written by Theodore Seeber

Nominated by Dave Holloway, seconded by Jessica Wolfman

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--12--
"God is the most patient, merciful, and loving being in the universe. And if He had reached the point where He commanded Joshua to "smote" the land you can bet your cookies they deserved it. Whatever the "smote-ees" were up to, it must have been so terrible and so evil that they needed to be exterminated."

Written by Mr. GoodSalt

Nominated by Mike Colby, seconded by raven1

VOTES 10
HR Gruemm
Liz
raven1
JT IceFire
Mike
Graham Wanless
Dan McEwen
Keith Brannen
Frank
Maria Elena

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--13--
"All the suffering of all humanity throughout the history of Earth can't even begin to compare to the suffering of just *one* lost soul. Any attempt to ease suffering on Earth is misguided. Those resources should be used to save souls."

Written by Bill M

Nominated by Petteri Sulonen, seconded by John Hattan

VOTES 11
Czar
Elroy Willis
DJ Nozem
Conrad Knauer
Michelle Martin
John Hattan
Michelle Malkin
Angelico
Paul the Wall
Roy Thearle
Tukla Ratte

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--14--
(In response to:)
> Why do you think I subscribe to a subjective set of ethics? > Did I not just say I hold to an objective set of ethics?
"Who cares what you SAY? You don't know what you are talking about."

Written by asaurus

Nominated by Don Kresch, seconded by Frank Wustner

VOTES 1
Ed Stoebenau

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--15--
"One day this species will stop clinging to outdated theories and seek out the truth with an open mind."

Written by Aristotle

Nominated by Dave Fried, seconded by Electric Messiah

VOTES 1
Electric Messiah

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--16--
"You may consider your "point" refuted, whatever it was."

Written by Jeffery Young

Nominated by Cyberia, seconded by Mike Smith

VOTES 5
Kalle Helenius
Mike Smith
Brian King
Jeff Heidman
Fish

-- From the warped mind of Dave Holloway, Quotemeister, alt.atheist #1184