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Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&"

From: Norma
Sent on: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 11:35 PM
> Excitement should not be the motivation for most things

 That's totally opposite from what I think.  No excitement?  What else is there in life?  Hum! Maybe some atheists are boring, LOL.
-----Original Message-----
From: Lois [mailto:[address removed]]
Sent: Wednesday, November 21,[masked]:37 PM
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&"

In a message dated 11/18/[masked]:18:57­ A.M. Pacific Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Now compare this to the emotional draw of an atheist get-together. It?s like comparing Ecstasy to oatmeal. We are gruel-bland. We don?t have the pizzazz, the emotional catharsis that makes redemption a type of orgasm. We have monotone lectures that often slide into petulance: ?Geez, HOW could they be so blind?!?

I suspect that not robbing banks or raping and pillaging is not nearly as exciting as doing it, too. Are we gruel bland for being moral?

Excitement should not be the motivation for most things. If it were, we'd be in more trouble morally and politically than we are already.


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