Nancy Keenan on MSNBC's "The Last word with Lawrence O'Donnell"
Romney changed his position from being pro-choice to being anti-choice. That is exactly what is happening here with…"
"You're near the heart of it. It's one thing to say, "I was a jerk to take that nonsense seriously." It's another to say, "My wife and parents are also jerks, I've indoctrinated my children with nonsense…"
What concerns me most about the paranoia the theist have about Atheism is that paranoia can morph into hate and with the right trigger can turn to violence. With the mind set of some theist the trigger could be just about anything.
"they will always be scared of us because we make them defend and question their faith, and its detrimental to the indoctrination of their kids with "others" flaunting themselves. right now they feel they have some sort of right…"
"Saw the comments on the original story. Looks like to me that it boils down to one thing:
I've got all the answers - but you'd better not ask me any questions.
More of a control-type thing, sounds like. What happens if people…"
"This is an issue I commented on sometime ago elsewhere on A|N.
To summarize, They don't like us because we are out of their control. We don't subscribe to their holy book(s) or dogma. We prefer to think for…"
"reading that article made me very angry and slightly less sad, how can they say all those things about atheists, defiling their own message of peace and acceptance, bla bla bla.
and still try to deny the freedom both religious and that of speech…"
"It's not just the religious, either. Dare to question a certain kind of person without groveling, and suddenly you've got an attitude. The overlap isn't complete, but it's probably quite a large one."