Darwinism and popular culture: Materialist atheists are the poster kids for neglect and abuse?
Have a look at this story, going the rounds, and act with reasonable caution on its claims:
This grief about atheists being disliked or feared is the first stage in a program, very active just now in the United States, from which we, here in Canada, are now emerging into the light.
But some nations may still be descending further into the abyss. I name no names. You know who you are.
You an American? Why does this matter to you? Please listen: The US government has just put in “hate crime” legislation, explicitly enabling people who kvetch about hate.
That is why atheists need to portray themselves as victims of wrongdoing, even if no wrongdoing ever really occurred. Or else, it didn't really matter. Studies like this help the atheists build a “victim” case. It would certainly help them protect Darwinism.
Can't think of anything else that would protect Darwinism right now, actually.
Why do I say Canada is emerging from this? Traditional free Canadians of all stripes finally won a round when we got a government pooh-bah to acknowledge that outrages against citizens actually contravene our Constitution.
Wow! An outrage perpetrated by the government against a citizen contravenes our Constitution? So ... we have a Constitution? Well yes, we do, ... but it actually turns out to be higher class paper than the stuff we relegate to the john.
I had almost forgotten. I helped draft our Constitution in 1981. But no one minds that kind of thing any more. Unless ... could there now be hope?Read more »