Why does the left ignore atheists?
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09-08-2012, 05:20 AM
Why does the left ignore atheists?
Pretty good read:

]Salon article

"Despite their shared belief in God, the religious left actually has less in common with the religious right than it does with progressive, nonreligious Americans. But by choosing to play up the importance of religion and religious language, the liberal churches undermined their natural allies outside the pews, while strengthening those who insisted most loudly and most vehemently that society should be run according to the dictates of the Bible. This strategic blunder has guaranteed the relative isolation and diminished influence of the Christian left in the face of a rising tide of religious conservatism."

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13-08-2012, 11:17 AM
RE: Why does the left ignore atheists?
but but.... surely the country can't be that stupid.

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13-08-2012, 11:24 AM
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(13-08-2012 11:17 AM)Xinoftruden Wrote:  but but.... surely the country can't be that stupid.

Where you been Xino? We invented stupid. Dodgy

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13-08-2012, 11:30 AM
RE: Why does the left ignore atheists?
(13-08-2012 11:24 AM)kim Wrote:  
(13-08-2012 11:17 AM)Xinoftruden Wrote:  but but.... surely the country can't be that stupid.

Where you been Xino? We invented stupid. Dodgy

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13-08-2012, 12:15 PM
RE: Why does the left ignore atheists?
Living in the middle of no where.
It's fun.

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13-08-2012, 01:27 PM
RE: Why does the left ignore atheists?
whether or not we like it america is still very much a religious country. sad but true. Political figures if they knew what was good for them wouldnt touch atheists with a 10 foot pole because you can't win an election appealing to a minority segment of the population. whether or not we like it we ARE the minority.....for now
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