Atheism: a more effective murderer th...

Atheism: a more effective murderer than religion

There are 11 comments on the Examiner.com story from Jul 17, 2013, titled Atheism: a more effective murderer than religion. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

The Independent, a British journal and website, once posted an article about research by one Frank Dikotter which has concluded that the genocide of Chinese peasants during Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward of 1958-1962 was the worst atrocity of the last century.

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“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#1 Jul 17, 2013
Communism: a more effective murderer than religion
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#2 Jul 17, 2013
Some people confuse atheism with communism.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/atheism
Unlike Nazis, Zionists, Islamists and other zealots, the Russian and Chinese Communists couldn't use he Church as it was in league with the state establishment.

I think the three main causes of human conflict are ideology, religion and nationalism. Try having a war without any of them.

Religion = superstition. It's the easiest to dispose of and there's no downside to its loss. The only good religion is a dead religion.

“you must not give faith”

Since: Jul 12

Nottingham, UK

#3 Jul 17, 2013
No atheism is not a killer, extreme anti-theism can be a killer.

The USSR and China did not do what it did in because of atheism, they did it because of their own religion or their cults of personality which are really one and the same.

just a over view of them from wiki
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalin 's_cult_of_personality
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cult_of_personal...
Thinking

York, UK

#4 Jul 18, 2013
I notice no links to the original material.

Apparently this fuckwit is a teacher!

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#5 Jul 19, 2013
EdSed wrote:
Some people confuse atheism with communism.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/atheism
Unlike Nazis, Zionists, Islamists and other zealots, the Russian and Chinese Communists couldn't use he Church as it was in league with the state establishment.
I think the three main causes of human conflict are ideology,
That's what I've said before. Religion, communism and fascism are all IDEOLOGIES. Every atrocity throughout history was perpetrated by extremist ideology, whether political, social, economic or religious.

Nobody ever killed anyone in the name of nothing, and nobody killed anyone in the name of uncertainty, acceptance or moderation.

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#8 Jul 21, 2013
atheism is evil wrote:
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Communism is a denomination of the liberal religion of atheism. It always leads to destruction and remorse.
Another clueless and ignorant religitard proudly displays his stupidity.

Religion and communism hate each other so much because they are they do the same things and they want the same things - power, money, and sex by force - and will use any means to get it.
Thinking

York, UK

#9 Jul 22, 2013
I can tell you are childish by your Atheist naming behavior.
atheism is evil wrote:
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I can tell you are an atheist by your childish name-calling behavior.
aegege

Klaksvík, Faroe Islands

#10 Mar 24, 2014
communism is an autoritarians collective ideology that is ALMOST excatly identical to Christianity in many ways.
Replace god with the state and tere you have it.

7325
EdSed

Wishaw, UK

#11 Mar 25, 2014
P_Smith wrote:
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That's what I've said before. Religion, communism and fascism are all IDEOLOGIES. Every atrocity throughout history was perpetrated by extremist ideology, whether political, social, economic or religious.
Nobody ever killed anyone in the name of nothing, and nobody killed anyone in the name of uncertainty, acceptance or moderation.
Thanks for the reply (I almost missed it) and I agree our views are very close. I enjoy reading your comments.
Thinking

Stockbridge, UK

#12 Mar 25, 2014
Well, Stalin did go to priest school.

Also, without evidence, North Korean communists believe in religious miracles such as these:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asi...
aegege wrote:
communism is an autoritarians collective ideology that is ALMOST excatly identical to Christianity in many ways.
Replace god with the state and tere you have it.
7325
aegege

Klaksvík, Faroe Islands

#13 Mar 25, 2014
Christianity and communism - Jewish twins.
http://see_the_truth.webs.com/ Xianity_and_Communism.htm

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