Anonymous says,After this, I'll be retiring Stan to the same category as Ray Comfort: too consistently stupid to merit continued mention in this series.What a load of bollocks. Atheism is simply the non-belief in religion, not a page full of crap.While this has the markings of a drive-by superficiality, I will address it. It is a common assertion amongst those Atheists in need of sound bites to support their belief system in lieu of concentrated thought.
Atheism is not non-belief in religion, it is a specific belief that there is no deity. Non-belief in religion would be an-eclesiasticism [sic], and is usually expressed in hostile terms rendering it to be Anti-ecclesiasticism. And in fact, to a high degree, I fall into those categories myself.
Thursday, January 06, 2011
The Stupid! It Burns! (an-ecclesiastical edition)
An Atheist Drops By