To those searching for the truth—not the truth of dogma and darkness but the truth brought by reason, search, examination, and inquiry, discipline is required. For faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction—faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
 Edison, Thomas. As quoted in The Book Your Church Does Not Want You to Read, ed. Tim C. Leedom. San Diego, CA: The Truth Seeker Company, 1993, p. 4.
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