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Godless atheists are a part of America just like religious theists. They have families, raise children, go to work, and do all the same things that others do, except for one difference: so many religious theists can't accept how atheists can go about their lives without gods or religion. This is probably one reason why atheists, skeptics, and secularists can experience so much discrimination and bigotry that they have to hide what they really think from everyone around them.

 

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August 2, 2009 at 5:44 pm
(1) Prem Nizar Hameed says:

The situations about the atheists around the world are the same. An atheist in secular India must have been in better position, because he is the one who upholds india’s founding principles – democracy and secularism. But he has been isolated. For his demise, all the warring communal elements will unite. And the reservation systems are proportionally divided by the them. If the government passes a law to reserve 50 percent of job and other facilities for the atheists, we can see the erosion from the religions in order to secure the opportunity. Most of the religious people stand for their sustenance in this way. And it is survival techinics of all the preisthoods, be they Hindu, Muslim, Christian etc etc. Millions of millions children suffer, and the poor starve, while the worship places are decorated with gold, their exchequers are filled with donations. In addition, God is being given z category protection by the so-called fanatics.

August 3, 2009 at 2:17 am
(2) quantum_flux says:

Hey, I’m living proof of what you say. I lead a rather typical American life too, except I workout in a gym on sunday mornings instead of going to churches or synagogues.

September 12, 2009 at 4:50 pm
(3) Noodle2Chimp says:

Communist, pedophiles, sex offenders, gang members are all part of American society too. And hey. They’re Godless.

September 12, 2009 at 4:53 pm
(4) Noodle2Chimp says:

My comment disappeared. Must be part of the Atheist plan. We’ll keep it our secret. The communist did the same thing before they murdered millions of people.

June 19, 2012 at 6:36 pm
(5) Mikko says:

Pedophiles are christian so are gang members maffia are christian sex offenders are christian communist are communists

June 20, 2012 at 6:42 am
(6) P Smith says:

The opposition to atheists isn’t what we do, it’s what we don’t do: We’re not blindly ignorant, not blindly obedient and not blindly willing.

To paraphrase H. L. Mencken, religious zealotry is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may not be one. In Indonesia, your “rights” are protected IF – and only if – you belong to one of the six “recognized” cults: islam, hinduism, christianity, et al. Those who don’t belong to the cults such as atheist Alexander Aan are deemed “threats” or “an insult to religion”. The same would happen to a jew, wiccan, animist or other theist, not just atheists.

To paraphrase H. L. Mencken again, the most dangerous man to any religion is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos.

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June 20, 2012 at 12:59 pm
(7) Tom Hughes says:

A reminder to Noodle2Chimp, communist, pedophiles, sex offenders and gang members are Christians and all other religions too. And as for murdering millions, I would remind you that millions have die in the name of god in numerous wars. I would argue that people are good and bad and that this seems to have little or nothing to do with if they are or aren’t religious.

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