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  •  Atheism creeps me out (0+ / 0-)

    so it's mutual. :P

    •  It might be mutual but it's not (0+ / 0-)


      The Christian parade is so enormous, there's no way I could possibly rain all over it. I can drink a gallon of water an hour and try my best, but you still win. Your God presides over my life.

      Atheists aren't stalking Christians. It's the other way around.

      "If we don't fight hard enough for the things we stand for, at some point we have to recognize that we don't really stand for them." ~Senator Paul Wellstone

      by Campfire30 on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 08:59:47 PM PST

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      •  Local effects (0+ / 0-)

        Globally, nationally, there's no question.  In localized scenarios, it's another question entirely: people don't get much flak on Kos for making fun of Christians, not so I've noticed.  As a liberal Christian, I've got conservative born-agains on my right, smug prosyletizing atheists (not you; the adjectives aren't redundant) on my left, and not much of a parade in the middle of the street.  

        So it goes.

        I acknowledge that Americans need to stop equating atheism with immorality or evil. A religion that can't handle the existence of dissenters is a pathetic thing.

    •  Atheists don't knock on your door (1+ / 0-)
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      to convince you there's no god.

      Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

      by SFOrange on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 09:41:17 PM PST

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