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Re: [atheists-331] The five biggest misconceptions about secularism

From: Cathy M.
Sent on: Sunday, October 7, 2012 12:25 PM
>I've read articles and post by others that have the same idea. By
>opening it up to the free market, the most effective (read most
>virulent) have succeeded.

>Maybe we'd be better if we make the FSM or the IPU the state religion,
>and outlawed everything else. :-)

FSM and IPU are too cute and should not have to bear the profanity of diminishment via state endorsement. I think we should promote the most boring religion out there...not sure what that is. Interesting what is happening in Germany with religion and taxes http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/06/world/europe/german-church-ties-tax-to-sacraments-after-court-ruling.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0  The church fears the government is promoting secularization.

  



On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Scott <[address removed]> wrote:
On 10/7/[masked]:58 AM, Cathy M. wrote:
> Here's my take. By getting government out of religion, we handed the
> belief story to the free market to sell narratives of being
> saved

I've read articles and post by others that have the same idea. By
opening it up to the free market, the most effective (read most
virulent) have succeeded.

Maybe we'd be better if we make the FSM or the IPU the state religion,
and outlawed everything else. :-)

--
Scott

`-- c8 ]




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