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    A judge found it constitutionally intolerable that Louisiana should interject 'religious beliefs and moral judgments into teaching.'
    — William Murchison
    ... religious insults are considered acceptable even by those who decry slurs about race, ethnicity, and gender. Religious people seem to deserve such treatment.
    — William Murchison
    If religion and churches are truly threats to our liberties, how did those liberties survive, and in such healthy condition, all those years of classroom prayer and Bible-reading?
    — William Murchison
    tags: healthy  prayer  church  liberty  year 
     
    This notion of public-school doors being barred to God would have confounded not only the founding fathers but also those who attended American public schools as recently as the early 1960s.
    — William Murchison
    tags: god  school  father  american 
     
    This willful deafness to religious argument, so new in our history, has had various effects. A principal one is encouragement of the already widespread view that religion doesn't have a lot to do with modern concerns - the way people live, the way they think.
    — William Murchison
    tags: people  live  religious 
     
    The only thing better than good English writing is - I can't think of anything. You just don't pour it pureed over your potatoes. You savor it as if it were a find chardonnay. What on Earth does it matter if you stop and repeat a phrase, roll it around on your tongue, dart a few lines ahead and then suddenly come back and reread it? If the phrase is good enough, you are supposed to stop and rejoice in it.
    — William Murchison
    tags: earth  writing 
     
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