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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-23-06 11:38 PM
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42. My Experiences With Atheists Has Been One Of Being Around
anger, including with my mother.

Sometimes it is smoldering, intellectualized anger, that looks down on those who "have to believe" in some "fairy tale" etc.

Sometimes it is a more militant belief.

I do agree that there is anger among the fundies towards everyone not like them, including me I'm sure.

I belong to a liberal Christian sect, and am a non-traditional member at that (I don't have dogma in my belief system) and conservative Christian sects may hate the "liberal theologians" as much or more than the "atheistic hedonists", as they accuse the "liberal theologians" of being "wolves in sheep's clothing" while the "atheistic hedonist" is up front about their philosophy. (In other words, I'm a tricky Christian, that is probably working for the devil in the fundie's mind)

So I can't say there is more, or less anger in either case, there is plenty of anger to go around.

Personally, I hold no animosity to atheists in general. I won't respect those that tear down religious beliefs just to prop themselves up, just as I won't and don't respect those who tear down atheists' beliefs just to prop up their religion, or themselves.

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