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George Orell declared:
 
George Orell declared:
 
{{Cquote|After [[Titanic]] struck the iceberg the band began to play bright music, dance music, comic songs – anything that would prevent the passengers from becoming panic-stricken…[however] various awe-stricken passengers began to think of the death that faced them and asked the bandmaster to play hymns. The one which appealed to all was ‘Nearer My God to Thee'.<ref>[https://mighty-warrior.org/2018/05/23/there-are-no-atheists-on-a-sinking-ship/ There are no atheists on a sinking ship]</ref>}}
 
{{Cquote|After [[Titanic]] struck the iceberg the band began to play bright music, dance music, comic songs – anything that would prevent the passengers from becoming panic-stricken…[however] various awe-stricken passengers began to think of the death that faced them and asked the bandmaster to play hymns. The one which appealed to all was ‘Nearer My God to Thee'.<ref>[https://mighty-warrior.org/2018/05/23/there-are-no-atheists-on-a-sinking-ship/ There are no atheists on a sinking ship]</ref>}}
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[[Image:5462536r.jpg|center|thumb|Titanic's bow as seen from the Russian MIR I submersible.]]
  
 
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== Notes ==
 
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Revision as of 11:10, 21 August 2019

A close variant of the term "There are no atheists in foxholes" is the phrase, "There are no atheists on a sinking ship".[1]

A close variant of the term "There are no atheists in foxholes" is the phrase, "There are no atheists on a sinking ship".[2]

Quote related to the phrase there are no atheists on a sinking ship

George Orell declared:

After Titanic struck the iceberg the band began to play bright music, dance music, comic songs – anything that would prevent the passengers from becoming panic-stricken…[however] various awe-stricken passengers began to think of the death that faced them and asked the bandmaster to play hymns. The one which appealed to all was ‘Nearer My God to Thee'.[3]
Titanic's bow as seen from the Russian MIR I submersible.

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