You know it: I know it, but why don't they know it?  It's pretty obvious that atheists don't believe in God, but for some reason, a fair number of people seem to think atheists believe in God but just choose not to worship God.  While some people who may believe in God may choose not to worship it doesn't make them atheists. 

 

Because I kept bumping into this weird idea that atheists believe i...

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Comment by Jude Johnson on January 29, 2009 at 12:17pm
I agree Kylyssa, I think many Christians do think we were born believing in god -- after all, babies were with him more recently, right? Even when this isn't the case, most think of an atheist as a broken person who needs to be fixed.

As you indicated, we can't hate that which doesn't exist, that makes no sense at all. It's not much different from people who think we worship satan: we can't worship that which doesn't exist. I don't think we should expect much more from people who willingly live their lives under a huge delusion.

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