03 May Neal Stephenson

“Hey, I went to church every week in high school. I sang in the choir.”

“I know, that’s exactly the problem. Ninety-nine percent of everything that goes on in most Christian churches has nothing whatsoever to do with the actual religion. Intelligent people all notice this sooner or later, and they conclude that the entire one hundred perent is bullshit, which is why atheism is connected with being intelligent in people’s minds.”