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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    Okay this is confusing; you are saying atheistís right to display their own religious message? I thought atheism had no religion?



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    Semantics isn't the point of this thread.


    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    I am trying to figure out why they can display their message of hate for those that happen to believe in Christ.
    This is the point. Atheists don't celebrate the Winter Solstice. The Atheists message is nothing more then an attack on Christianity. They simple took a sign and stated a older celebration that Christianity took over to ease the transition from paganism to Christianity.

    This I don't agree with.

    Now if a Pagan group that celebrates the Winter Solstice placed the sign along with a description of the their holiday beliefs then there would be no issue here.
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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    That pretty much sums up the sign, IMO.

    But free speech is the reason why they can display the message. (Not a religious one). It's not freedome of religion, for the nativity scene either because that is not technically necessary for the practice of the Christian religion either.

    So both displays are a technically version of free speech. I just think one is a disgrace to people like myself who are atheist and would rather not be associated with these clowns.
    You're okay in my books even if you are religiously and politically confused.

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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    You're okay in my books even if you are religiously and politically confused.
    I'm not confused, I'm just wrong, right?
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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

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    I'm not confused, I'm just wrong, right?
    Okay, now I am confused; THANKS!

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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

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    Okay, now I am confused; THANKS!
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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    Semantics isn't the point of this thread.
    Now if a Pagan group that celebrates the Winter Solstice placed the sign along with a description of the their holiday beliefs then there would be no issue here.
    Completely agree with you.
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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    This is the point. Atheists don't celebrate the Winter Solstice. The Atheists message is nothing more then an attack on Christianity. They simple took a sign and stated a older celebration that Christianity took over to ease the transition from paganism to Christianity.
    Uh-huh... and? This is protected by the 1st amendment of the constitution.

    Now if a Pagan group that celebrates the Winter Solstice placed the sign along with a description of the their holiday beliefs then there would be no issue here.
    The sign also says that there is no God. That seems to be an atheist belief.
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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    The atheists do have a right to put their sign up, however I think there are better ways to get their message across.

    The one atheist sign I saw a couple of years back during Christmas time said "Believe in yourself and others". It was to the point, and had a good message.

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    Re: Atheists take aim at Christmas

    What kind of atheist celebrates Winter Solstice?
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