There are several points of connect between atheism and communism.
There’s the obvious connection that communism is self-declared atheist.
And there are other points of connection.
But the most important point of connection in regard to this article about Crusading Atheists is that they are attacking the history of Christianity but they never ever mention or even notice the massacre-bloody history of communism, which they tend to support in one form or another.
In Mere Christianity
CS Lewis observes that to a Christian who believes in the immortality of the soul, life on earth is simply a phase of existence and whatever earthly pleasures, pains, victories or defeats we experience here are ephemeral and transitory. Likewise, the governmental system under which we live is something we will outlast, and consequently, the state is something that should exist to serve and promote the betterment of the individual. To the atheist, on the other hand, the state transcends the existence of the individual, and consequently views the purpose of an individual life to be one of service to the betterment and enhancement of the state.
I would highly recommend this book to any person even casually interested in the debate...
posted on 03/26/2010 5:58:44 AM PDT
by Joe 6-pack
(Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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