- CRITTER TALK
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The believers would have us all believe that those who refuse to embrace the mythical vision of the Christ are somehow angry, mean, and lost. Nothing could be further from the truth and history has proven time and again, from the Catholic Inquisitions to the Westboro Baptist Church, that they, the Christians, are the ones whose anger is projected in dark hate and catastrophic violence.
I’ve long known that there are those in this world, and in this country, who would happily hang me from the tallest tree for refusing to acknowledge or believe in a mythical sky being. I also know that the world is full of nuts, and fanatics, devoted to the horror that is organized religion, who interpret the Bible and the Koran as it suits them, and believe in the most absurd things.
I know that their instruction manual, the Bible, is filled with indescribable acts of horror, human oppression, torture, and murder. They cannot point to an atheist bible, or a list of instructions to guide the non-believer, because there is none. Atheists live their lives as compassionate caring people who make every effort to adjust to the social mores, minus the horror of religion and the religious. They are the forgivers but rarely the forgiven, at least not in the world of religious bigotry and persecution.