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← Rhode Island cross controversy - legitimate or petty?

Carl Sai Baba's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by Carl Sai Baba

If they can't honor soldiers without appealing to superstitious bullshit, they aren't really honoring them. They are pandering to them. "You didn't die for your country, you died hoping to get into the big playground in the sky!" Government-erected religious monuments are a political insult to atheists and an intellectual insult to the supposed honorees, though some of them are stupid enough to like it.

This is not just a legal technicality. I would oppose it even if there weren't a specific constitutional amendment prohibiting it, so I am not having any queasy feelings about being "petty" or extreme in making use of every legal route to undo this crap.

Sat, 28 Apr 2012 03:39:12 UTC | #937887