by Terry Pratchett
Religion Quotes in Nation
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"Mau said Imo made us clever enough to work out that He does not exist." (Today.61)
The old man at the end explains Mau's opinion of religion to the children. Our heads hurt trying to wrap our minds around this paradox. But in the end, it seems like Mau found a way to both believe and not believe that the same time.