Of Simple Words
You page is very well done! Congrats!
I actually go to university, and found your page to be well written and informative!
I've just recently become an atheist and have a hard time trying to explain to my nutter friends why I believe the world would be better off without religion.
Here is one example:
A friend believes that all religions are okay, since they all in the end are different paths to the same location -- heaven.
I proceeded to tell him "what if I were to create a religion, which in the future were to be world renowned, called the Church of the Invisable Pink Unicorn. You know that this unicorn doesn't exist, and so do I. So is it then still morally just to progate these lies in my Book of Unicorn as the truth? Is it moral to do so?"
Whereon he replied "yes".
In other words what he told me was that it was moral to lie! Is this what modern christian morality has stooped to!?
How do I explain such a simple concept to a person who is a master at overextending the meaning of simple words and who has lost any remaining concept of logic?!
"To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous as to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin."
during the trial of Galileo in 1615.
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