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cleanhippie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 11:43 AM
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Catholic League “Adopt an Atheist" campaign begins.
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Approximately 80 percent of Americans are Christian, and 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Of the 20 percent who are not Christian, non-believers make up the largest segment, though the number of self-identified atheists is tiny. David Silverman, president of American Atheists, knows this to be true, which is why he is frantically trying to inflate his base. “We want people to realize that there may be atheists in their family,” he told the New York Times, “even if those atheists don’t even know they are atheists.”

We think there is some merit in David’s idea, even if he has things backwards, as usual. Today we are launching our “Adopt An Atheist” campaign, the predicate of which is, “We want atheists to realize that there may be Christians in their community, even if those Christians don’t even know they are Christian.”

Here’s what our campaign entails. We are asking everyone to contact the American Atheist affiliate in his area , letting them know of your interest in “adopting” one of them. All it takes is an e-mail. Let them know of your sincere interest in working with them to uncover their inner self. They may be resistant at first, but eventually they may come to understand that they were Christian all along.

If we hurry, these closeted Christians can celebrate Christmas like the rest of us. As an added bonus, they will no longer be looked upon as people who “believe in nothing, stand for nothing and are good for nothing.”

http://www.catholicleague.org/adopt-an-atheist-campaign... /
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I had no idea, that one can be a christian and not even KNOW it! Here I was, think that one had to accept jesus as one's personal savior, a conscious decision. Must be one of those "OTHER WAYS OF KNOWING"!!!! :rofl:

And isn't "adoption" usually associated with children? Perhaps the Catholic League should have thought that over a bit more, considering that the institution they support is riddled with child-rapists and people that hide and protect them....
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