This site is not maintained. Click here for the new website of Richard Dawkins.


← Atheists in church: the course of true love may now run smooth

Sketchy's Avatar Jump to comment 21 by Sketchy

Comment 2 Paulmcuk

Here's a question: Would you expect you friend to refuse to go to a religious funeral? Ok, not quite the same because it wouldn't be his funeral, but I think most of us are happy to go through the motions of a religious funeral if invited to one. We just tune out the god bits.

I was in a funeral for an atheist, and sat quietly listening to the priest telling us how accepting Jesus is the way to get eternal life. A bit late for the guy in the coffin. I don’t want to hear this hateful shit anymore, and I don’t think it’s okay to tune it out either. Words matter.

Sun, 25 Mar 2012 00:20:59 UTC | #930285