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How many have you actually seen though. And what do you suppose the ratio is of how many religious gatherings I've seen vs how many atheist gatherings you've seen?I'm guessing the difference would be substantial.As far as tax dollars go, these days seems like our taxes pay for everything under the sun besides what we think it should be used for.Thats lawyer stuff and lobbying, you can push just about anything through with enough money and influence.There's a jedi religion that gets tax exempt status I heard.
Yes, I see atheists gathering around.
In Large groups at Universities and Foundations Paid for with tax dollars!
The last 'gathering' I know of, was the Crystal Clear Atheism one.
Hey thats all fine and good, people are generous for a cause they believe in. But we both know that organized religion is getting some kind of government assistance. And thats being paid for out of my paycheck.Yeah its probably some small change in the grand scheme of things, but it's another use of my money I don't agree with that I can add to the ever growing list.I have no love for Atheists out there filing frivolous lawsuits either.
In America, it is only from what WE Christians donate, FOR the MOST part..
Little old ladies and single parents and families TRYING to afford to live and 'stuff' WHO donate and tithe!
I will gladly do so if you'll kindly link it and tell me why it's relevant to what we're talking about here.
See my thread on the inquisitions, please.
Another win for men with agendas and their pride.Everything suffers from it.
Well, protestants have yet to recieve an apology, so there you go.
Grrreeeaat.Another reason for believers to not like me in upcoming holy wars.WHat did I do to you again?Really, no matter how hard I try to stay out of your way, you're gonna suck me in one way or the other.
Atheism WILL be a tool of the Roman church (for a while, at least) during the Great Tribulation.
I can't even begin to address the problems with this.So I'm not going to,suffice it to say I see more ego than piety there.
It depends on WHICH religion. Christians have the victory over the World, Sin, Death, Hell and the Grave through Jeshua!
That being said, I do feel that people should have a right to practice what they believe SO LONG AS IT DOES NOT COME INTO THE PUBLIC REALM IN ANY WAY.