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Re: [bostonatheists] Your irreligious daily devotional

From: Allison K.
Sent on: Sunday, January 13, 2013 1:27 PM
Alright, religion-bashing has been cute the first three dozen times, but it really needs to stop. It helps no one, especially atheists.

I would like to be part of a community like the one I saw yesterday, lots of people gathering for food and friendliness. But if the undercurrent of resentment and hate is a permanent feature of organized atheism, I'll try my luck with the Boston Rock Climbers instead.


On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 1:19 PM, Paul G. Brown <[address removed]> wrote:

 Stephen Greenblatt,  from his book "The Swerve", channeling Epicurus.

 'Christians are like a council of frogs in a pond, croaking at the top of their lungs, "For our sakes was the world created." '

 Epicurus scoffed at Christianity because it was his target of opportunity. The same sentiment, it seems to me, applies to any theistic religion.

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