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38. Comment #82727 by John Frum on October 27, 2007 at 11:16 am
avatarThere are a few around here who I can only describe as sanctimonious snobs and think that an aversion to fairy tales, superstition, and dogma etc, can be expressed only in an 'intellectual' manner.

Indeed there are those here who seem to prefer to project their own 'superior smart arse intelligence' (whatever that is) and wallow in their own smugness, rather than addressing the problem of religious belief, endemic in all of society today. Even "high school jag-offs" - whatever they are- can participate and contribute.
Nothing wrong with polite discussion BTW.

The "man in the street" (I can't think of a better phrase – maybe I'm not educated enough?) could well be put off atheism, thinking he needs a fucking degree in philosophy to feel at home around here sometimes.

You must be diverse enough to appeal to all sections of society, otherwise there is a danger you will disappear right up your own arseholes left only to contemplate your own IQs.

Here here!

Sat, 27 Oct 2007 12:20:00 UTC | #78953