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← Atheists should be allowed to argue their case

aquilacane's Avatar Jump to comment 12 by aquilacane

I don't have to read beyond the headline "Atheists should be allowed to argue their case." to come to my first opinion on this article. Why the hell does anyone think atheists need permission to argue anything? Who exactly is making this "allowance"? That's like saying, "despite it being almost dinner time, the children should be allowed to have a cookie." As if arguing our case is a well known faux-pas, but they are willing to make an exception this time.

Thank you, but I don't need permission to argue my case. Were it ever deemed I did, it would not matter, I would still argue my case. Were I forced to be quiet, I would argue my case. Were I caged, I would argue my case. If you kill me, well then, I couldn't argue my case. In other words, your allowance is hollow. If you want me to be quiet, kill me, otherwise your opinion is irrelevant, I am going to argue my case, allowed or not allowed.

Everyone should be allowed to argue their case because if you don't allow civil liberty you'll get civil war!

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 09:37:00 UTC | #342964