Atheists are better for politics than believers. Here's why | Polly Toynbee

Dec 14, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Guardian

As my term as British Humanist Association president comes to an end, a few words of advice to my successor, Jim Al-Khalili 'If you're not religious, for God's sake say so," we implored, and many did.

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Dec 16, 2012
 
From the item:

>> [W]e are routinely referred to as "aggressive
>> atheists" as if non-belief itself were an affront.
>> But we are with Voltaire, defending to the death
>> people's right to believe whatever they choose,
>> but fighting to prevent them imposing their creeds
>> on others.

Too damn right. But if the religitards don't catapult the propaganda, they can't rally their fellow religitards into anti-atheist violence.

However, she gets this wrong:

>> Hitler and Stalin were atheists, that's where it
>> leads.

Her wording is poor, almost acceeding to fiction. Hitler was a christian, whether people like it or not. Denial makes them dishonest, it doesn't make them right.
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Hitler was not a Christian, he most likely was a Deist.
Still, regardless of his faults he was of a finer calibre than criminal filth like you

Look at your heroes......
stalin
mao
lenin
pol pot
calles
ali solih
beria
mussolini
kim il-sung, il-jong, jong-un
marx
trotsky
guzman and the shining path of peru

etc, etc, etc........
120 million dead
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Sockpuppet cuntard.
KittenKoder wrote:
Hitler was not a Christian, he most likely was a Deist.
Still, regardless of his faults he was of a finer calibre than criminal filth like you
Look at your heroes......
stalin
mao
lenin
pol pot
calles
ali solih
beria
mussolini
kim il-sung, il-jong, jong-un
marx
trotsky
guzman and the shining path of peru
etc, etc, etc........
120 million dead
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Dec 17, 2012
 
Thinking wrote:
Sockpuppet cuntard.
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cry me a nappyful you flaccid cuckold

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Dec 17, 2012
 
KittenKoder wrote:
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cry me a nappyful you flaccid cuckold
Funny you mention "nappy," have you changed yours recently?
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the last time i wore a nappy was when i was a baby, i can remember wearing it because i dont have to remember the nappy.....because youre now using it as a face
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You're just another ID theftnonce. Ten a penny, you lot.
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the last time i wore a nappy was when i was a baby, i can remember wearing it because i dont have to remember the nappy.....because youre now using it as a face

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KittenKoder wrote:
the last time i wore a nappy was when i was a baby, i can remember wearing it because i dont have to remember the nappy.....because youre now using it as a face
Hmm, then you aren't me, so why do you want to be me so much you have to use my nickname?

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Dec 17, 2012
 
KittenKoder wrote:
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Hmm, then you aren't me, so why do you want to be me so much you have to use my nickname?
Imitation is the best form of flattery. When someone wants to be you, then they must hold you in high esteem.
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KittenKoder wrote:
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Hmm, then you aren't me, so why do you want to be me so much you have to use my nickname?
Just because you bothered to register it doesnt mean you had it first.
You who has the face of a busted rotten watermelon

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Just because you bothered to register it doesnt mean you had it first.
You who has the face of a busted rotten watermelon
You aren't the brightest troll in the bunch.

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Dec 18, 2012
 
Great article.

Did you know that the US is much more religious than the UK?

Imagine that.

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Aerobatty wrote:
Great article.
Did you know that the US is much more religious than the UK?
Imagine that.
That is a wierd fact considering that Britain does not have a speration of church and state. The archbishops and bishops are a part of the British government, sitting in the House of Lords. The Queen is the head of the Church but they refuse to allow women bishops.

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<quoted text> That is a wierd fact considering that Britain does not have a speration of church and state. The archbishops and bishops are a part of the British government, sitting in the House of Lords. The Queen is the head of the Church but they refuse to allow women bishops.
Make you wonder if maybe our founding fathers were completely wrong about a lot of things.

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