Re: You may not believe in God but She still believes in you, most of the time

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 19:50:55 MDT

>Subject: Re: You may not believe in God but She still believes in you, most
>of the time
>Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 21:37:22 EDT
>My apologies if I offended you or any other who describe themselves as
>atheists. My error, I think, is due to cross definitions. It has always
>my understanding that atheism was the claim that "God does not exist" while
>agnosticism was "we make no claim about Godhood". I again apologize for my
>misunderstanding. However, this not being the case, what then is an

Well, I am not trying to start any kind of flame war here, and of course it
goes without saying that anything I say about atheists is not meant to be
cover all atheists. But, I have done a lot of reading about atheists and

Regarding taking offense at anything you say or believe, I and I expect most
atheists would not take offense at your words. Your actions, OTOH, are
something else. As anyone can see, religion and religious people don't
hesitate to band together to force others to make concessions to their
beliefs. Recent posters on this thread have pointed out the various laws
that surround the Christian sabbath that affect everyone.

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