The religion of atheism
Ernst Mayer speaking in an interview with The Scientist:
“All of the atheists I know are highly religious; it just doesn’t mean believing in the Bible or God. Religion is the basic belief system of the person.”
- Ernst Mayer, Darwin’s disciple, The Scientist 17(22), 2003; www.the-scientist.com/feature/ernst-mayr-darwins-disciple-50738.