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What Fuels Atheism in America?

I think Jahmonkey asked a very good question in one comment. If I may paraphrase: how many Athiest groups operate homeless shelters, hospitals, foreign assistance organizations, and other actually helpful charitable establishments?

I would appreciate knowing of any, since I have not yet experienced any positive productive project created by any Atheist group, rather I have only experienced their criticism of whatever project (or idea) that was created by others.

April 12, 2011 at 8 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What Fuels Atheism in America?

@SDCyclist: glad you enjoyed my comment. However, I am serious--no irony.

April 12, 2011 at 3:04 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What Fuels Atheism in America?

Let me preface my remarks with the statement that I personally maintain an “organic”, natural, and deeply seated belief in God which encompasses modern science, based upon personal experiences, not doctrine. I am well read having read from the classics to modern thought (e.g. Marcus Aurelius, John Locke, Thomas Jefferson, and Carl Rogers). I do my best to employ rational thought in my life day to day.

But be that as it may, I have lived in intimate association with certain modern atheists, who possess many virtues in their own estimation: thinking they are profound, learned, and humane, while in fact, I have found them to be hypocrites: displaying an unwarranted sense of self importance, arrogant, intolerant, scoffing, mocking, shallow, attention-seeking, obscene, using filthy language, and disrespectful of everyone and everything that contains any real virtue.

As a result,I have made the considered judgment that I would much rather spend my time in the company of religious fundamentalists and participants of almost any faith, if for nothing more than the clean language and polite manners alone.

April 12, 2011 at 10:56 a.m. ( | suggest removal )