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The Faith of Atheists
AmericanThinker, by Bill Kassel

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/27/2014 5:31:05 AM

My parents’ marriage was mixed, religiously, and while neither was active in their faith, the differences were a source of conflict. Their solution: negligible church participation. And so I received very little faith formation as a child — not enough to shield me from the inevitable agnosticism that took hold in my teen years. Perhaps I should be grateful for this. Because, while I ultimately became Catholic, my early spiritual rootlessness gave me a sensitivity to the feelings of those for whom belief can be a challenge (or an affront). It’s true that thoughtful individuals can conclude intellectually that there’s no God. Throughout

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Policom, 7/27/2014 6:26:19 AM     (No. 9941690)

Atheists have no Faith. When you look at the Majesty of the Universe or the Balance in Mother Nature that everything is in Harmony or how wonderful the Human Body functions, It´s hard not to believe in a Creator. I can´t tell you how God was created but the atheists can´t dispel him either. I can feel there is something Greater than me out there and if I´m wrong I won´t lose anything and the atheists will be right but if I´m right I will gain an Eternity and the atheists will lose everything.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mabeldog, 7/27/2014 7:11:09 AM     (No. 9941710)

Pascal´s wager number 1.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 7/27/2014 7:45:01 AM     (No. 9941737)

A couple Jehova´s Witnesses stopped by yesterday, trying to sell me on a one world government based on the laws of God. They were shocked when I said "no way in Hell!" My argument was that it would have to be administered by men, so it is immediately corrupted and will just get worse. I gave historical examples, which they attributed to misinterpretations of the Bible. I asked what has changed to suggest there will be no more misinterpretations. They had no answer. After about a half hour they left with smiles and handshakes but I suspect wont be back.
Athieism is wrong, but blind faith is just as wrong.
20 somethings should not debate a cranky old Wiccan.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: UncleCliffie, 7/27/2014 8:08:07 AM     (No. 9941769)

The most depressing activity in the world, going to an atheist funeral. The guest of honor is all dressed up, and no place to go?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/27/2014 12:13:16 PM     (No. 9942050)

How is atheism a religion? It denies belief. It has no central values. I don´t believe in Barack Obama...doesn´t make me a religious man.

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