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Posted by: freeman ( )
Date: April 04, 2012 04:59PM

"Atheists, please read my heathen manifesto

Atheists are too often portrayed as bishop-bashing extremists and any meaningful debate with the religious becomes impossible. How can this be remedied?"

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/mar/25/atheists-please-read-heathen-manifesto

Interesting read. Very thoughtful.

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Posted by: reasonabledoubt ( )
Date: April 04, 2012 06:25PM

That was good. Still, I'm more comfortable calling myself an atheist than a heathen, lol.

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Posted by: Strykary ( )
Date: April 04, 2012 09:59PM

I don't think it's appropriate to respect religion. However, there is a time and a place to discuss the validity of an individual's religious convictions in an interpersonal setting: only when they are open to do so.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/04/2012 10:00PM by Strykary.

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Posted by: spaghetti oh ( )
Date: April 04, 2012 10:16PM

I would like to suggest item 13....

13:
The official beverage of atheism is beer, preferable Steinlager Pure from New Zealand, cos it's fecking great.

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