Re: FW: Re: Re: [atheists-59] Merit of atheism groups?

From: Anand
Sent on: Thursday, April 19, 2007 1:42 PM
I'm sorry but the idea of an Atheist Bible gives me a whole body existentialist rash.  Or something.

I must be cranky today or something (low blood sugar/alcohol maybe) but if you want a Bible you should go to a church or a temple or a mosque (or a motel) with all the other "faithful".  The need to find all the answers in one place is part of the problem not a solution.  I'll take a library (the larger the better) thank you veddy much.

"Cranky" Anand

On 4/19/07, roy <[address removed]> wrote:


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Subject: Re: Re: [atheists-59] Merit of atheism groups?



Hi, I'm Roy too-  but not the one with the agnostic wife.



Great points! An atheist bible could be helpful to many people  who don't
have time to work out for themselves the complexity of  morality without
religious dogma. People are used to looking for answers this way and a bible
would be very helpful.



ultimately, I would like to see political power in the atheist movement that
is taken away from the various churches. A bible is a great way to send the
message. I previously talked about  'the NEW new testament- the atheist
bible.

e.g.:


"In the beginning there is you. You are responsible for your life and for
the lives of  people you impact with your actions and inactions. You cannot
delegate this responsibility  to any God, your parents or your colleagues.
So think, what kind of impact would you like to have? "



ok take it from there everyone.

Roy Gat






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Anand
Marriage is when a man and a woman become as one.  The trouble starts when they try to decide which one...
-- Anonymous

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