Lori Gilliland's Blog – December 2011 Archive (2)

What Atheist Believe

This is another one my comment posts on the CNN Belief section. This was in response to the founder and executive director of the Fixed Point Foundation opinion piece about how those awful Atheists should be careful for what they wish for.

Being an activist atheist and after decades of hearing theists decry we want the destruction of religion and also claim it will be the end of civilization can wear one down. But, someone needs to stand up to these bullies and point out this is not…

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Added by Lori Gilliland on December 24, 2011 at 11:56am — 4 Comments

Divide and Conquer

From Christopher's book "Arguably" I found a line by Adams that I had to blog about. In this book, Christopher writes about our American founding fathers and what they really believed or did not believe. In it there are examples of how it was seen advantageous to divide and conquer using sectarian strife. It still works today.

Here is a line from Adams about Jefferson's supporters with a twist.

"Let us have an Atheist or a Deist (as President) or anything rather than an…

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Added by Lori Gilliland on December 17, 2011 at 6:26pm — No Comments

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