new atheist groups spending tons of money on lawsuits to remove the word “god” from the pledge of allegiance is the rough equivalent of evangelical christians sending bibles to nations devastated by natural disasters
I don’t know if I would go that far, since coercing students into reciting theistic language in a publicly funded institution of learning is definitely a violation of secularism, *but* it definitely annoys the shit out of me that self-described “anti-theists” think that being probably correct about god not existing gives you license to be a bigot towards people of faith. If what you claim to be fighting is ignorance and zealotry yet your mission statement is “wiping religion off the face of the planet” and is predicated on the notion that anyone who chooses to practice their spiritual beliefs is automatically A. stupid B. holding us back from achieving a godless utopia, you definitely need to reexamine whether or not you might just be part of the problem.
Anti-theism is nothing but self-righteousness parading as humanism. That’s the fuckin’ truth.
World Population : 7,810,521,683
just in case somebody start feelin too important
In the beginning it was banker suicides. Then about two weeks ago, suicides were replaced by outright murders after the execution-style killing of the CEO of a bank in otherwise sleepy (and tax evasive) Lichtenstein by a disgruntled client. Then on Friday news hit of another execution-type murder in just as sleepy, if not so tax evasive, Belgium, where in the city of Vise, a 37-year-old Director at BNP Paribas Fortis was murdered alongside his wife and a 9 year old nephew in a premeditated and orchestrated drive-by shooting.
According to Marcel Neven, Mayor of Vise, nothing can yet explain what caused the violent shooting that rocked the neighborhood sports hall of his town this Friday, April 18, late at night. A man of 37 years, Benedict Philippens, bank manager Ans-Saint-Nicolas, was shot. A little 9 year old boy, living in Dolhain, was also killed. A lady, the wife of the man and the boy aunt and godmother, Carol Haid, 37 also died of his injuries on Saturday, in the morning. She was hit by three bullets in the back, said a judicial source.
According to information from the survey and some witnesses, a car waiting outside their house Berneau street near the sports hall Visé. When the victims’ car is back in the driveway, shots were fired from the car that waited patiently. The author of the shots is actively sought.
For those of you keeping score at home, this makes at least 16.