Why do Americans still dislike atheists?

Apr 30, 2011 | Posted by: Hedonist | Full story: www.washingtonpost.com

Long after blacks and Jews have made great strides, and even as homosexuals gain respect, acceptance and new rights, there is still a group that lots of Americans just don't like much: atheists.

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Givemeliberty wrote:
You post garbage like this but scream to the mods about others?
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It isn't against the rules to ask loaded questions- if it was (and if that rule was enforced): you wouldn't be posting.

I guess it's okay to ask loaded questions if you are a NotBot and I think its funny you don't think others will respond in kind.

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Drew Smith wrote:
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Have you got anything to add here other than childish loaded questions,
You toss out more loaded questions than any other poster here.

Do you plan on not asking any more loaded questions?

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How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
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How are you coming with the *evidence* to support your denial of those pictures of young naked boys?
As you've yet to support any claim that such pictures exist, then there is no burden of proof on me to deny such a claim.

Now, are you retracting a claim that a god exists? If not, then the burden of proof falls upon you to support that claim with evidence.

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Have you got anything to add here other than childish loaded questions,
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You toss out more loaded questions than any other poster here.
Then you should have no problem in producing numerous examples. Have at it.

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You insult and troll but then go screaming to the mods like a coward. If you can't take it don't dish it coward.

Btw the complaints you sent to the mods about me are funny. They got forwarded to me funny how you tremble to them after tryting to take the tough guy position out here.

Hey why do you believe in God?
barefoot2626 wrote:
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It isn't against the rules to ask loaded questions- if it was (and if that rule was enforced): you wouldn't be posting.
I guess it's okay to ask loaded questions if you are a NotBot and I think its funny you don't think others will respond in kind.

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barefoot2626 wrote:
Reported.
What do you keep reporting and who are you reporting it to?

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What do you keep reporting and who are you reporting it to?
Never mind. I should have read further.

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What do you keep reporting and who are you reporting it to?
he's abusing the report abuse function

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wolverine wrote:
Hill...I Heard Yesyerday That Homland Security And The CIA Are Looking Seriously At Anyone Who Considers Person Liberty And Or Disagreement With This Admin.....As Possible Terrorists And Security Risks.
Now, We Cant Look At Radical Muslims, Or Illegals, But If You Love Freedom And Disagree With This Admin...???
This COuntry Is Lost
It's not looking good. Maybe that's what those infamous FEMA camps are for. Oh well ... 3 squares, free re-education and a place to lay my head ... where do I sign up?

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Mikko wrote:
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he's abusing the report abuse function
I guess it'd be silly to report him.

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RHill wrote:
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I guess it'd be silly to report him.
I have a suspicion that he is reporting himself. Imagine getting dozens of complaints from a single poster, wouldn't you look closely at all his postings, I know I would. I would want to know why he is having so many issues with other posters. Now, imagine how telling such a search would prove to be.

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Drew Smith wrote:
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?

How are you coming with the *evidence* to support your denial of those pictures of young naked boys?

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Mikko wrote:
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he's abusing the report abuse function
No, Scrote: it is against Topix TOS to alter quotes as S* has done.

For obvious reasons.

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How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
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How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
I'm not the one here making that claim, so why would I need to produce any evidence to support it?

Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?

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Drew Smith wrote:
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support a claim that a god exists?
How are you coming with the *evidence* to support your denial of those pictures of young naked boys?

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Drew Smith wrote:
Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
Show us all that "claim".

Are you now disassociating yourself from the naked boy pictures?
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Givemeliberty wrote:
You insult and troll but then go screaming to the mods like a coward. If you can't take it don't dish it coward.
Btw the complaints you sent to the mods about me are funny. They got forwarded to me funny how you tremble to them after tryting to take the tough guy position out here.
Hey why do you believe in God?
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I Thought The MOds Were Friends of Yours ?
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RHill wrote:
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It's not looking good. Maybe that's what those infamous FEMA camps are for. Oh well ... 3 squares, free re-education and a place to lay my head ... where do I sign up?
LOL.....Your Only Going To Get 2 Squares....LOL

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barefoot2626 wrote:
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No, Scrote: it is against Topix TOS to alter quotes as S* has done.
For obvious reasons.
hi scrote funny that you change your name from time to time

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Are you now disassociating yourself from the claim that a god exists?
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Show us all that "claim".
So you don't believe in a god? You're now claiming to be an atheist?

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