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.
The difference between science and religion. With the notable exception of the atomic bomb. That was not a proud moment in the scientific community. One of the more darker chapters of the history of science.