Friday, June 19, 2009

Why Do Atheists Care About Religion? - Part One, Politics




Atheists in America care a lot about religion. This may be primarily because religious groups in our country have a great deal of political power.


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6 comments:

proudatheists said...

I care....because religious fervor has no boundaries. Prop 8 in CA is proof of that.

Frank said...

I care. Because religion IS the root of all evil.

David said...

I care...because I am tired of seeing so many laws that are based on the concept of sin, and because I am tired of governmental bodies that won't block such laws because they are afraid to stand up to religious fanatics.

PersonalFailure said...

yes, yes and yes.

Luci said...

I care.

It poisons everything it touches.

Bob Gman said...

Religion is not the root of all evil - faith is the root of all evil. Faith, which is belief in the absence of evidence, allows belief in anything. Belief in witches and burning of witches, belief that virgins await you in paradise if you fly airplanes into buildings, belief that all of human history makes the triumph of soviet communism inevitable, belief that god hates, well everything and anything you hate.

What evils could man have avoided merely by asking, "What is the evidence for this?"