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Sat Mar 24, 2012, 08:50 PM

22. We aren't humourless -

the ideas behind gods and the lengths to which some people will go to insist on their validity and reality are ridiculous and we find great humour in ridiculing them.

Just because they are legitimised by governments everywhere, doesn't make them out of bound for criticism and ridicule.

Dawkins is quite right to call for open ridicule of religion(s); the fact that it pisses off "people of faith" is a sign that it works. Why shouldn't they have to justify their magical thinking? Seems to me that anyone secure in their faith wouldn't give a damn what he, or any of us, thinks.

Perhaps they have a hard time being reminded of how crazy the things they profess to believe actually are.

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