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Roy Hunter wrote:Anyway, I have seen some fairly hateful stuff aimed at Christians by atheists, but I suspect we have our own fair share of scared incomplete people who need to lash out at what they don't understand or what threatens them.
mddesan wrote:Agreed. I'll openly admit that this is really a challenge to the CFSM detractors to back up their claims that the organization is hateful and disrespectful.
If you start to challenge their assumptions and beliefs, they lash out,
Logical or reasoned thought doesn't come into it.
skyweir wrote:[…]By challenging their beliefs we challenge their place in their own communities, which is what gives them self-respect, a sense of belonging, and sustains them in their own (in my opinion often intolerant and deluded) lives. Faced with that sort of threat, they're not about to respond in a logical or reasoned way, or to regard us with tolerant amusement.