Jacoby: Why It's Better to be an Atheist in a Foxhole

Jan 8, 2013 Full story: Irregular Times

In a New York Times article this week, Susan Jacoby counters the frequent claim that "there are no atheists in foxholes," that in the face of suffering and loss religion is a comfort while atheism offers no comfort.

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#1 Jan 17, 2013
Yeah its good to be an atheist in a foxhole....
Good camouflage as a turd can blend into the dirt

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#2 Jan 18, 2013
I can't see you.
Siro wrote:
...a turd can blend into the dirt
Tad aka Siro


#3 Jan 19, 2013
Thinking wrote:
I can't see you.
<quoted text>
Thats because your fellow maltheists stomped you in the dirt while you were face down.....much like in the bedroom

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