Atheism - a contradiction of terms

Atheism - a contradiction of terms

There are 8 comments on the News24 story from Jan 15, 2013, titled Atheism - a contradiction of terms. In it, News24 reports that:

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“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#1 Jan 16, 2013
"If it wasn't for God, there would be no atheists."

I stopped reading here after the first sentence.

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#2 Jan 16, 2013
MrDesoto1 wrote:
"If it wasn't for God, there would be no atheists."
I stopped reading here after the first sentence.
...and if you'd refrained from commenting, I would have deleted the article.
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#3 Jan 17, 2013
3:17 pm, Thursday, January 17, 2013:
RE: Atheism - a contradiction of terms
..... Many people call "Atheist" anyone who doesn't believe their belief systems' teachings/inventions. But these people may have, or have had, religious experiences that include God - just a different God. So which of the apparently many Gods should they obey? Or none of them? Maybe they don't want to obey anyone! They just want FREEDOM! FREEDOM! FREEDOM! Even clergy deserve to have some income!
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#4 Jan 17, 2013
I like Gervais' line: "Thank you god for making me an Atheist."

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#5 Jan 17, 2013
Actually, the writer should have said " if there were no theists, there would be no atheists".

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#6 Jan 17, 2013
Thinking wrote:
I like Gervais' line: "Thank you god for making me an Atheist."
Salvador Dali - "Thank god I'm an atheist."
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#7 Jan 18, 2013
It was only fair that someone copied Dali for once!
Hedonist wrote:
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Salvador Dali - "Thank god I'm an atheist."
Amused

Rockport, MA

#8 Jan 18, 2013
MrDesoto1 wrote:
"If it wasn't for God, there would be no atheists."
I stopped reading here after the first sentence.
I read the whole thing, and I feel stupider because of it. This was obviously written by someone who is incapable of even elementary logic. Of course, what else would one expect from someone who supposes there's an invisible guy in the sky controlling everyone, and then says we're crazy.

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