Why do Americans still dislike atheists?

Why do Americans still dislike atheists?

There are 38669 comments on the www.washingtonpost.com story from Apr 30, 2011, titled Why do Americans still dislike atheists?. In it, www.washingtonpost.com reports that:

Long after blacks and Jews have made great strides, and even as homosexuals gain respect, acceptance and new rights, there is still a group that lots of Americans just don't like much: atheists.

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Since: Mar 11

Louisville, KY

#39782 Jul 8, 2012
You insult and troll but then go screaming to the mods like a coward. If you can't take it don't dish it coward.

Btw the complaints you sent to the mods about me are funny. They got forwarded to me funny how you tremble to them after tryting to take the tough guy position out here.

Hey why do you believe in God?
barefoot2626 wrote:
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It isn't against the rules to ask loaded questions- if it was (and if that rule was enforced): you wouldn't be posting.
I guess it's okay to ask loaded questions if you are a NotBot and I think its funny you don't think others will respond in kind.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39783 Jul 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
Reported.
What do you keep reporting and who are you reporting it to?

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39784 Jul 8, 2012
RHill wrote:
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What do you keep reporting and who are you reporting it to?
Never mind. I should have read further.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#39785 Jul 8, 2012
RHill wrote:
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What do you keep reporting and who are you reporting it to?
he's abusing the report abuse function

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39786 Jul 8, 2012
wolverine wrote:
Hill...I Heard Yesyerday That Homland Security And The CIA Are Looking Seriously At Anyone Who Considers Person Liberty And Or Disagreement With This Admin.....As Possible Terrorists And Security Risks.
Now, We Cant Look At Radical Muslims, Or Illegals, But If You Love Freedom And Disagree With This Admin...???
This COuntry Is Lost
It's not looking good. Maybe that's what those infamous FEMA camps are for. Oh well ... 3 squares, free re-education and a place to lay my head ... where do I sign up?

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39787 Jul 8, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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he's abusing the report abuse function
I guess it'd be silly to report him.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#39788 Jul 8, 2012
RHill wrote:
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I guess it'd be silly to report him.
I have a suspicion that he is reporting himself. Imagine getting dozens of complaints from a single poster, wouldn't you look closely at all his postings, I know I would. I would want to know why he is having so many issues with other posters. Now, imagine how telling such a search would prove to be.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39789 Jul 8, 2012
Drew Smith wrote:
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?

How are you coming with the *evidence* to support your denial of those pictures of young naked boys?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39790 Jul 8, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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he's abusing the report abuse function
No, Scrote: it is against Topix TOS to alter quotes as S* has done.

For obvious reasons.

Since: Feb 08

Tampa, FL

#39791 Jul 8, 2012
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
barefoot2626 wrote:
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
I'm not the one here making that claim, so why would I need to produce any evidence to support it?

Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39792 Jul 8, 2012
Drew Smith wrote:
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support your denial of those pictures of young naked boys?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39793 Jul 8, 2012
Drew Smith wrote:
Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
Show us all that "claim".

Are you now disassociating yourself from the naked boy pictures?
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#39794 Jul 8, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
You insult and troll but then go screaming to the mods like a coward. If you can't take it don't dish it coward.
Btw the complaints you sent to the mods about me are funny. They got forwarded to me funny how you tremble to them after tryting to take the tough guy position out here.
Hey why do you believe in God?
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I Thought The MOds Were Friends of Yours ?
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#39795 Jul 8, 2012
RHill wrote:
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It's not looking good. Maybe that's what those infamous FEMA camps are for. Oh well ... 3 squares, free re-education and a place to lay my head ... where do I sign up?
LOL.....Your Only Going To Get 2 Squares....LOL

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#39796 Jul 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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No, Scrote: it is against Topix TOS to alter quotes as S* has done.
For obvious reasons.
hi scrote funny that you change your name from time to time

Since: Feb 08

Tampa, FL

#39797 Jul 8, 2012
Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
barefoot2626 wrote:
Show us all that "claim".
So you don't believe in a god? You're now claiming to be an atheist?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39798 Jul 8, 2012
Drew Smith wrote:
Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
Are you going to prove that I ever said a god existed?

Or are you still busy deleting the pictures of naked boys from your hard drive?

Since: Feb 08

Tampa, FL

#39799 Jul 8, 2012
Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
barefoot2626 wrote:
Are you going to prove that I ever said a god existed?
You said that there was evidence that a god existed.

Are you going to deny that?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39800 Jul 8, 2012
Drew Smith wrote:
Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
Are you now disassociating yourself from your claim that you don't have naked pictures of boys on your hard drive?

Since: Feb 08

Tampa, FL

#39801 Jul 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Are you now disassociating yourself from your claim that you don't have naked pictures of boys on your hard drive?
Let me know when you plan to ask a *relevant* question, instead of your merely engaging in childish Internet trolling.

How are you coming producing that evidence that you claim exists?(Do I need to link to the posting in which you said that the evidence exists?)

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