I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can't be questioned than answers that cant be questioned. — Richard Phillips Feynman A statement that I think goes beyond religion.
Is this statement, "Beliefs don't change facts. Facts, if you're reasonable, should change your beliefs." a fact or a belief. Ricky Gervais needs to prove that this statement is a fact. Otherwise it is just a belief. And therefore, to be taken on faith.
This is one reason why keeping religion - ALL religion - out of government is important. And government neutrality on the issue of religion is NOT the functional equivalent of promoting atheism. It is the government taking no sides on the issue of relig