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RESPONSE TO STEVE RISHER

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Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Jan 11, 2008 at 17:37

Well I can see that it still doesn't take much to get Christians riled up. Bottom line, Steve: You cannot have freedom of religion without having freedom from religion. Our Founding Fathers understood that. After all, freedom from religious persecution was one of the main reasons the colonists fled Europe. And who do you think was persecuting them before they fled?......other Christians, that's who.

You weren't exactly "terse" in your response to my original post, as that would have indicated a degree of brevity not acheived in your text. However, I will be terse now. Deities do not exist. This includes that insufferable celestial bully known as your Christian god, as described in the Bible. The Jesus story is a religious fairy tale and it's about time everyone understood that. And aren't you too old to have an imaginary friend in the sky anyway?

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