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    Quote Originally Posted by roman67 View Post
    Ha ha this sound good, but atheist militant looks very negative.
    Well, I'd say he is the least 'negative' one.

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    They are doing God's work a lot of the time, as far as I'm concerned.
    “There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.”
    ~ John Rogers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mole View Post
    Just the other day the Dalai Lama said an ethical society can't be built on religion because the religions can't agree, rather, he said, an ethical society can be built on secular ethics.
    I'm really not sure secularism is a solution.
    All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.
    Chapter IV, p. 448. - Adam Smith, Book 3, The Wealth of Nations

    whether or not you credit psychoanalysis itself, the fact remains that we all must, to the greatest extent possible, understand one another's minds as our own; the very survival of humanity has always depended on it. - Open Culture

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    Noble in my opinion but their piety often clouds their judgement. Suppression of religion is something that needs to serve rather than undermine whether it be an individual's vision or the needs of an entire society. In my view the usefulness of state atheism extends no further than its ability to allow to flourish that state religion would choke. Which in the most cases is the freedom of idea discussion, debate and rational discourse.

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    In these types of revolutions where militant acts they do it in the name of religion.

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