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All Believers Are Not Created Equal – A Clarification | Al Stefanelli

All Believers Are Not Created Equal – A Clarification | Al Stefanelli | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

I have been asked why I “paint with a broad brush” regarding those who hold beliefs in deities; why I ‘”lump together” all believers. I find this to be extremely annoying because I don’t do this on the level that I am frequently accused of. Yes, there are areas in which I do paint with such a brush, and do engage in the lumping together of all believers. These areas are relegated to my categorical rejection of the existence of all gods, that all religious belief is a form of mental illness (the clinical delusion of adults with imaginary friends) and that religion has absolutely no place in government, public schools and any spaces that have been set aside for the use of the general public.

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How Can Atheists Console Religious Believers? | Daylight Atheism

How Can Atheists Console Religious Believers? | Daylight Atheism | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"I never really know how to respond. I want to respond and show that I care about them and their family. But I'm not really sure how to express this in a way that is not lame. "Good luck," "best wishes," "thinking about you," might be great in a card but look really stupid and out of place in a sea of religious language, promises to pray, and in the midst of what is essentially part of their spiritual community."

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