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Self-righteous Atheists!

Reader comment on item: The Mystical Menace of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
in response to reader comment: What about Christianity?

Submitted by Bill Sweeney (United States), Jan 11, 2006 at 16:20

It seems that every time I read an opinion on religion from an atheist he/she attempts to lump every religion, except their own, together under a banner of "Dangerous Myths." I will denounce anyone who would attempt to justify the Inquisition or deny the Holocaust like this nut-job in Iran.

But, atheism tries to over-simplify faith, i.e., all faith is bad, atheism is the answer..." They conveniently forget the good that's come from the Judeo-Christian traditions. More hospitals, orphanages, soup kitchens, shelters... Have been founded and funded by Jews and Christians than all other belief-systems, including atheism, combined.

And, how dare you atheists preach to anyone about morality. No religion, in all of history, has slaughtered more innocent people than atheism! Have you forgotten about the Killing Fields of Cambodia and Vietnam, Stalin's Russia, Communist China... Talk about the pot calling the kettle black!

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