Robert Ingersoll a broken man with so much hurt and bitterness you can read in all his writtings, he hated God for his poor life, motherless basicly fatherless cause preaching took John away from him. Robert Ingersoll was born August 11, 1833, the youngest of five children of John and Mary Ingersoll. John Ingersoll was a Presbyterian minister. He was a man who believed, in the words of Elbert Hubbard, that "that which was pleasant was not wholly good." By all accounts a stern, uncompromising parson, John Ingersoll preached abolitionist sermons so fiery that congregations often dismissed him. Dresden's was no exception; the Ingersolls left this area before Robert was four months old. Mary Ingersoll died at thirty-one, when Robert was one and one-half years of age.
So this quote and many others dont suprise me! "Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell." And why because he