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JHJEFFERY's Avatar Jump to comment 28 by JHJEFFERY

Nice, funny piece.

An interesting angle to the theist insistance that atheism is a religion is that it appears to be derogatory. In other words, they seem to be saying that we are just as deluded as they are. I think it could be construed as some sort of backhanded, unintended compliment; or maybe it's just insecurity at work.

It's like they are screaming on the playground: "Your mama is just as fat as mine!"

Interesting. Anyone else got an idea about why this is so important to the religious to paint us as "just another religion?"

Sat, 04 Feb 2012 23:14:20 UTC | #914685