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← Gingrich says atheists can’t be trusted, disregards 50 million secular Americans

wisnoskij's Avatar Jump to comment 10 by wisnoskij

Comment 6 by Metamag :

Holy shit! And this is suppose to be the GOP's thinker, the intellectual among the candidates!?

Oh America, how have you sunk so low...

Gingrich’s comments are egregiously offensive to those atheists, agnostics, secularists, humanists and freethinkers

Btw, why do we still pretend that there is such a thing as agnostic, if you don't know if you believe in god you don't believe in god. There is no such thing as agnosticism, there is only agnostic and gnostic atheism and even those distinctions are silly and irrelevant.

For the same reason that we have secularists, humanists and freethinkers on the list. Even Atheist don't like Atheism and many prefer to call themselves secularists, humanists, freethinkers, or agnostics. In this context they all mean the same thing, but a lot of people simply do not want to be Atheists no matter what their belief about God is.

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:34:05 UTC | #886217