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Atheists Handing Out Pamphlets At Public Schools

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Pamphlets provided to schools by athiest organisation encouraging students to drop religious confirmation ceremony.
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davymid
Male, 30-39, Europe
 12074 Posts
Friday, April 9, 2010 11:02:56 PM
Here's my opinion: HYPROCRACY.

Hate to be the Grammar Nazi, I really do, but it`s hypocrisy.

LtFurpie
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1019 Posts
Friday, April 9, 2010 11:45:27 AM
Truth is being taught these days? Sweet!

moefreak
Female, 18-29, Europe
 1969 Posts
Thursday, April 8, 2010 7:10:17 PM
Well if you actually read the article, it says that the intention is that when they get handed out leaflets from the local church, they also get an atheist leaflet. I feel that there is nothing wrong with that. And that they were given to the managers of the school, who could then choose whether or not to give out the leaflets.
Completely misleading title.

ElSombrero
Male, 13-17, Eastern US
 720 Posts
Thursday, April 8, 2010 5:32:32 PM
Here's my opinion:

HYPROCRACY.

If religious information can`t be given out in schools, then information specifically pertaining to lack of religion should also be banned.

I`m not specifically referring to this case, but how society works in general.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11420 Posts
Thursday, April 8, 2010 4:31:27 PM
Now I'm not fresh on my atheism, but don`t they believe in no life after death and that once you die that`s it?


Usually, but not necessarily. An areligious afterlife is possible.

[quote]If that`s the case, then why try and drag others who are completely happy with their lives into something with no benefits. This isn`t an attack on atheism, I`m just curious why do you do it?[/quote]

Things would probably be better if people cared more about the real world. If this is the only life we all have, it`s a lot more important. If it`s just a brief visit with the real life coming afterwards and dependent on how obedient to are to <insert deity here>, then this life is less important than a brief stop to pee on a long journey.

But most atheists don`t, anyway. This group was offering an alternative to the prevailing coercion, which is pretty much the opposite of what you describe.

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