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Atheists Are Well-Organized Hate Group
The Christian Diarist ^ | March 24, 2012 | JP

Posted on 03/24/2012 7:43:45 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I was in Washington, D.C. this past October for the annual Values Voter Summit. When I pulled up to the host hotel, I was dumbstruck to find a group of atheists staked out at the front entrance, mocking the summit’s preponderantly Christian attendees.

Such in-your-face confrontations by atheists are becoming increasingly common. In fact, atheist activists bear many of the characteristics generally associated with a “hate group,” as defined by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the accepted authority on the subject.

The Center says a hate group is “an organized group or movement that advocates and practices hatred, hostitility or violence towards members of a race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or other designated sector of society.”

That pretty much includes the atheist movement.

And its hatred and hostility toward the faith community is front and center this weekend in the Nation’s Capital, where a coalition of atheist organizations is hosting the American Atheists National Convention.

This year’s cheeky convention theme is “Come out! Come out! Wherever you Are!” It’s a call upon atheists on the down low to come out as godless to their friends, family and co-workers.

The highlight of the convention is an all-day hatefest on the National Mall, which the atheist organizers are euphemistically calling “The Reason Rally.”But there will be no reason on display on the hallowed ground where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” sermon nearly a half-century ago. Instead, there will be one diatribe after another against religion in general, Christians – like King was – in particular.

Indeed, the atheists couldn’t have found a more hateful roster of speakers for today’s rally.

It includes Oxford University Prof. Richard Dawkins, author of the polemic, “The God Delusion,” who wrote that the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is a “vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser, a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”

Then there’s Adam Savage, the proud third-generation atheist, the co-host of “Mythbusters” on the Discovery Channel. In a 2010 speech to the Harvard Humanism Society, Savage said “the need for God” by those who do not share his godlessness is similar to the “need for conspiracy theories.”

Religious rubes just can’t believe that the universe, that life as we know it, just happened. But that’s reality, said Savage. “No one is in charge.”

Then there’s the band Bad Religion, which gets to blaspheme to a punk rock beat at today’s atheist rally. The band’s logo, a black cross with a red prohibition circle over it, is referred to by its fans as the “Crossbuster.”

The secularists, humanists, agnostics, naturalists, atheists that have gathered in the Nation’s Capital this weekend are betting eternity that God does not exist. If they are wrong, they will have hell to pay.


TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: atheists; blogpimp; hategroup; thereasonrally
Atheists originally boasted they'd have 30,000 participants on DC's Mall. Now rally organizers are saying they may only have 5,000.
1 posted on 03/24/2012 7:43:49 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Southern Poverty Law Center is not a recognized authority in anyone’s mind but their own and some lefties.


2 posted on 03/24/2012 7:56:40 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

“”...a hate group is “an organized group or movement that advocates and practices hatred, hostitility or violence towards members of a race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or other designated sector of society.””

Sounds like liberal terms and conditions to me. They’d never consider family feuds over family matters now would they? They call those “crimes of passion”.


3 posted on 03/24/2012 7:57:45 AM PDT by equaviator
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

They are counting on Christians behaving like, well, Christians. That doesn’t always work.


4 posted on 03/24/2012 8:08:21 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
One of our local school district superintendents just announced this morning that they would not comply with a demand by these fascists to remove a 10 commandments plaque in front of their high school.

The request was supposedly provoked by a complaint from a visiting student from another state who chose to take offense at it.

5 posted on 03/24/2012 8:09:41 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I’m guessing they feel religion has been shoved down their throats whether they want it or not (guess what, in this country you can have any belief, or NO belief, should you choose) and they’re angry about it so they’re fighting back
and they seem to have hateful feelings towards any “believers”. If anything they seem to want to disrupt things like those MIC CHECK! Occupiers who disrupt events by doing a shouted-out repetition of their views, “and if you don’t like what we’re doing, tough.”

People like Hitler, who was arrested preventing someone they disagreed with from speaking. “It’s alright, we got what we wanted,” he said. “He did not get to speak.”


6 posted on 03/24/2012 8:10:03 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Vigilanteman

They are also behind the long-running litigation to remove the Mount Soledad Cross, which honors our war dead.


7 posted on 03/24/2012 8:23:12 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: UB355

I know. But the mainstream media will not accept any putative authority other than one that promotes the liberal orthodoxy.


8 posted on 03/24/2012 8:26:58 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I always wanted to ask an atheist if they will pray on their death bed, just in case.


9 posted on 03/24/2012 8:34:50 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
They believe in "Eternal Father Chance" the exclusive random "Designer of Us All." Chance just started everything. There are trillions of cells in the complex human body. But chance created all things.

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10 posted on 03/24/2012 8:54:09 AM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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When they meet God!

11 posted on 03/24/2012 8:59:39 AM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: zot; Interesting Times; SeraphimApprentice

ping


12 posted on 03/24/2012 9:07:35 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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13 posted on 03/24/2012 9:11:42 AM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

A true Atheist does not care if anyone believes in God, and is not bothered by the religion around him, attributing it to silliness and ignorance. The Atheists described in this article seem to be very agitated about something they believe does not exist. And they feel compelled to show it. Seems to me they actually DO believe in God, its just that they oppose Him.


14 posted on 03/24/2012 9:15:49 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (.)
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To: HerrBlucher

There are atheists that are simply comfortable removing the shackles from their own minds, but there are others that want to free others — and those in between.

Some of them could probably go about it a different way. If you present people with reason and rational arguments, and let them realize that they really do have a choice, they will eventually gain the strength to reject religion. And more and more people are...


15 posted on 03/24/2012 9:33:07 AM PDT by sigSEGV
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To: HerrBlucher
A true Atheist does not care if anyone believes in God, and is not bothered by the religion around him, attributing it to silliness and ignorance. The Atheists described in this article seem to be very agitated about something they believe does not exist.

Evangelical atheism.

In full seriousness: I was an argumentive atheist in my youth, only to discover as I grew up I had neither time nor lingering inclination to argue with people on that topic. Marxism is an infinitely more dangerous and immediate threat than monotheism.

16 posted on 03/24/2012 9:47:46 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: sigSEGV
It works both ways. Many Atheists have converted to Christianity by "Reason and Rational arguments", C.S. Lewis being one of the more notable ones. Reason can lead to Atheism, or it can also lead to Theism, it depends on the individual. However, the fact that Man can reason it all, is one of the most powerful arguments in the Theists arsenal. To quote C.S. Lewis:

For the materialist who debunks everyone else's ideas as the subrational products of their brain chemistry or environment cannot avoid being debunked himself. If he is honest, says Lewis, the materialist will have to admit that his own ideas are merely the "epiphenomenon which accompanies chemical or electrical events in a cortex which is itself the by-product of a blind evolutionary process."

17 posted on 03/24/2012 10:40:14 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (.)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping. Yes, organized atheists are a hate group.


18 posted on 03/24/2012 10:46:48 AM PDT by zot
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To: johngrace

LOL! Loved it! Especially the one on top.


19 posted on 03/24/2012 11:27:39 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: raccoonradio
My friends and I have witnessed to folks that had horrible experiences as children where they were convinced that they were pure evil. Their parents and teachers used religion as a weapon to manipulate through shame and guilt. I consider this child abuse because the psychological scars are permanent. They were treated with hate, so some lash out as best as they know how -- and are allowed by law. I don't consider 5,000 protesters in DC alarming.

If the Lord's Word is read with a positive attitude, amazing things happen. It happens every day countless times all over the world. There is a God of heaven and earth and He is Jesus Christ. May all find His Divine Truth!

20 posted on 03/24/2012 11:52:21 AM PDT by DaveMSmith (Evil Comes from Falsity, So Share the Truth)
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To: Vigilanteman

Did you ever work with a boastful atheist? I did. What a trip. I finally quieted him down with quips back at him. We became friends. But he was strange with words. LOL!!


21 posted on 03/24/2012 7:14:48 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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