Thought of the day

I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again: It delights me when theists attempt to call atheism a religion. It isn’t because it is – of course it isn’t. It’s because inherent in their attempt is an implied invalidation of atheism. Why, if I prove it’s religious in nature, then it loses credibility.

I fully realize that theists don’t intend to insult religion like that, but there’s no way around it. And I agree with what they’ve done. If something is religious in nature, if it’s underpinned by the odiousness of faith, then it does lose credibility.

One Response

  1. And if it were a religion, it would then suddenly acquire all of the protections religions enjoy, which is, I would suspect, kind of the opposite of what the theists are trying to accomplish with this argument.

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