'Good without a god': Faces of atheism in Oklahoma

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Rebecca Vitsmun is shown during an interview with a CNN reporter shortly after the May 20 tornado that destroyed her Moore home.

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Since: Jun 07

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#3 Jul 7, 2013
atheism is evil wrote:
If any of them show their faces.....spit in them. Atheists are self-centered bigots that do nothing for the good of humanity.
They assist no one in need.
Bill Gates - atheist and world's largest philanthropist.

I thought we went through that yesterday?

But creationists must lie to protect their weak cults
antiatheist

Seminole, OK

#4 Jul 7, 2013
Christians by far contribute more to society and the needy.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#5 Jul 7, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
Christians by far contribute more to society and the needy.
Rubbish.
antiatheist

Seminole, OK

#6 Jul 7, 2013
Christians give more to charity.......not even close.

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#7 Jul 7, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
Christians by far contribute more to society and the needy.
Repeating a lie does not make it true. Bill Gates has given more and it's sad that your cult cannot accept real giving.

I forgive your denial of facts because you are mentally ill.

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#8 Jul 7, 2013
The current most charitable individuals in the United States, based on “Estimated Lifetime Giving,” are:

1) Warren Buffett (atheist, donated $40.785 billion to “health, education, humanitarian causes”)

2) Bill & Melinda Gates (atheists, donated $27.602 billion to “global health and development, education”)

3) George Soros (atheist, donated $6.936 billion to “open and democratic societies”)

Religious people love to lie and exaggerate about their cults effectiveness.

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#9 Jul 7, 2013
Not one, BUT three atheists...
antiatheist

Seminole, OK

#10 Jul 7, 2013
oh my goodness. I can hear the desperation just by reading your pathetic words. You mean there are three??? wow how impressive lol Three whole atheists that gave to charity.

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#11 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
oh my goodness. I can hear the desperation just by reading your pathetic words. You mean there are three??? wow how impressive lol Three whole atheists that gave to charity.
Listen to yourself, you original argument was defeated, so now you move the goalposts.

Typical creationist tactic.
AngelAngle

Dallas, TX

#12 Jul 8, 2013
I just have to disagree. To lump a large group of people together and preach hate against that group just doesn't make any sense to me.

To spit in the face of someone because of their beliefs goes against our constitution and shows very little respect for one's fellow man.

Why all the hate?
antiatheist

Seminole, OK

#13 Jul 8, 2013
Christians don't hate homosexuals angel. We hate the sin they are involved in and we don't want it normalized in our society. Many Christian groups reach out to homosexuals all the time.
Cujo

Regina, Canada

#14 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
Christians give more to charity.......not even close.
Christians include tithing as a donation to charity. Something many are FORCED to do, like a tax.
antiatheist

Seminole, OK

#15 Jul 8, 2013
man honestly you have no clue what you are talking about. You think people are forced to tithe? Thats ridiculous. Its totally voluntary. Anyway, I wasn't even including tithing.......Christians do what more that atheists ever thought about doing.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#16 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
man honestly you have no clue what you are talking about. You think people are forced to tithe? Thats ridiculous. Its totally voluntary. Anyway, I wasn't even including tithing.......Christians do what more that atheists ever thought about doing.
Are you seriously saying you're better than me? It is nonsense to say that religionists are more charitable, generous or better than non-believers in any way.

People are good or bad, generous or selfish, according to their nature and nurture not their religious superstitions, or lack of any.
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleand...

Antiatheist's comment seem indicative of typical religiously motivaed prejudice....
http://www.positiveatheism.org/writ/ghwbush.h...
I have read that only about 54% of USAmericans would vote for a 'non-believer'. Such prejudice is a disgrace.

Religion is the last bastion of superstition. It's divisive and nothing but trouble these days.

Non-belief is a perfectly honorable and respectable stance.
John Lennon's 'Imagine' sums it up....


I also like Jonny Eve's song but he swears. Perhaps like some people he sees swearing as a 'taboo' to be challenged..
http://www.atheismuk.com/2012/03/31/atheism/y...
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#17 Jul 8, 2013
USAmericans have largely beaten prejudice against women, blacks and now gays. An inclusive, secular society can only be achieved when non-belief is entirely respected and accepted.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#18 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
man honestly you have no clue what you are talking about. You think people are forced to tithe? Thats ridiculous. Its totally voluntary....
So no religious cult or bishop ever compels anyone to contribute to a church?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-196995...

http://lds.about.com/od/basicsgospelprinciple...

I not sure it's impossible, much less ridiculous.
AngelAngle

Dallas, TX

#19 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
Christians don't hate homosexuals angel. We hate the sin they are involved in and we don't want it normalized in our society. Many Christian groups reach out to homosexuals all the time.
Homosexuals? Were not talking about homosexuals at all. Atheism was the topic. However i totally think you have something against homosexuals now that you brought up how much you "don't" hate them on a forum that wasn't even about them in the first place.

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#20 Jul 8, 2013
AngelAngle wrote:
I just have to disagree. To lump a large group of people together and preach hate against that group just doesn't make any sense to me.
To spit in the face of someone because of their beliefs goes against our constitution and shows very little respect for one's fellow man.
Why all the hate?
Correct the bible then - remove the part about atheists being fools.

Put your morals where you mouth are you religious cowards.

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#21 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
Christians don't hate homosexuals angel. We hate the sin they are involved in and we don't want it normalized in our society. Many Christian groups reach out to homosexuals all the time.
Ignorant excuse to hate gays - just admit you are predjudiced and use religion to justify YOUR ignorant opinion.

You're cowards that need to hide behind religion to express your hate...worthless people

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#22 Jul 8, 2013
antiatheist wrote:
man honestly you have no clue what you are talking about. You think people are forced to tithe? Thats ridiculous. Its totally voluntary. Anyway, I wasn't even including tithing.......Christians do what more that atheists ever thought about doing.
All you have to do is prove the god you're lying to us about - no need to apologise, just stick to your task and see how honest you are.

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