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Raising a child as Christian worse
than sex abuse? Oh, do put a
sock in it, you atheist Scrooge

Daily Mail [UK], by Melanie Phillips

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/25/2012 12:30:34 PM

You really would need to have a heart harder than the five-pence piece in the Christmas pud not to feel sorry at present for Professor Richard Dawkins. Christmas must be such a terrible trial for the planet’s most celebrated--and angriest--atheist. All that cheerfulness and pleasure associated with Christianity’s main celebration seems to drive him simply nuts. Indeed, just a few days ago he lunged into yet another wild denunciation of religious faith. This time, the Chief Inquisitor of Unbelief declared that raising a child as a Catholic was worse than subjecting it to sexual abuse. His view of religion is

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/25/2012 12:58:35 PM     (No. 9083115)

What about raising little boys and girls to be Muslims? He has nothing to say about that!
Muslim mothers watch their little sons at play, and one says to the other "they blow up so fast" .

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 12/25/2012 1:00:52 PM     (No. 9083116)

An understandable viewpoint.

For a servant of satan.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Gartrell Bibberts, 12/25/2012 1:15:04 PM     (No. 9083130)

Enough is enough! The atheists are the most intolerant religion (next to Islam, of course) and I for one have had enough.

We don´t bother you. You can damn well not bother us with your bs life choices.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: juststop, 12/25/2012 3:23:26 PM     (No. 9083245)

Atheists feed by steeling other peoples joy!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kono, 12/25/2012 3:38:03 PM     (No. 9083260)

Wow. Dawkins has a real gift -- after reading this piece I almost miss Hitch...

It´s tempting to wish eternal hellfire on him for such derisive hyperbole against religion. But it´s possible his derangement blinds him to the true nature of his words and deeds. So maybe, "forgive him, for he knows not what he does" may be more fitting.

(Oh, and for the final time, I didn´t say anything about how Dawkins putts -- I said he IS one...)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Achilles, 12/25/2012 4:14:54 PM     (No. 9083296)

I wonder which he would rather experience: rape or someone blathering on about the aferlife. Wonder if he was traumatized as a little boy by some creep spouting scripture as he had his way with the little twerp?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: flatwater, 12/25/2012 6:14:41 PM     (No. 9083384)

Why do Leftists hate Christmas?

Because they see the joy it brings people, the generosity, the charity, the astonishing acts of kindness and decency....

They see people of many races and creeds interacting in peace, harmony and good will....

They see the holiday being celebrated in more nations, in more diverse ways, than any other holiday on earth....

They see the unparalleled beauty Christmas has inspired in art and music....

....and it THREATENS them.

After all, what has atheism inspired, aside from totalitarian governments populated by those who view mankind as little more than cattle to be managed by their betters?

When have atheists ever promoted "peace on earth" or "good will to men?"

NEVER.

I pity Dawkins. The joy we experience is a joy he rejects out of his pathetic, egotistical need to feel superior to everyone around him.

Merry Christmas, Richard! Untwist those panties, put a smile on your face, pick up an Angel Tree card and make an orphan´s day....

....and maybe you´ll begin to get the picture.

But probably not.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 12/25/2012 6:15:47 PM     (No. 9083386)

If Dawkins says this, one has to wonder what he thinks of child sex abuse.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kono, 12/25/2012 8:17:44 PM     (No. 9083484)

Having switched sides in the Christian/atheist argument, I´ve noticed that neither side really has a clue about the actual beliefs or motives of the other.

Take #7 -- most atheists block all that stuff out as irrelevant to the issue. What does it matter how many good things come out of something if it´s fraudulent to begin with? All they see when they look at religion is organized oppression through brainwashing and superstition, and a lot blame religion for most wars, slavery, and a host of other historical woes.

And for some, their cynicism about religion stems from knowing or seeing practitioners who don´t seem to believe what they say, and who don´t practice what they preach. We who are very imperfect at living what we proclaim become an obstacle to their belief, by reducing the perceived credibility of those beliefs through less-than-Christian words and deeds.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/25/2012 9:14:19 PM     (No. 9083542)

Christians are willing to die for the cause of spreading the good news Gospel of Jesus Christ. Are atheists, or homos, or liberals so inspired? No, they´re not.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nocuol, 12/26/2012 1:25:16 AM     (No. 9083684)

Dawkins´ defense of atheism is about as convincing as his defense of evolution. That is, to say, it´s not convincing at all. This pathetic misanthrope has essentially been repeating himself with the same tired (and convincingly refuted) cliches for several decades. It´s about time he gets a new schtick to keep himself relevant.

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