The debunking of atheist stereotypesHello~! My name is Maddie and I am an atheist. Recently I've been hearing a lot of "facts" about atheists that've been very offensive to me, so I've decided to set the record straight with a few statements of my own about us as people and what we actually believe in. One or two of the points will vary from person to person so I apologize if I write something that doesn't fit the description of an atheist out there. Let's get started!The debunking of atheist stereotypes3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Debunking number 1:
Atheism is NOT a religion. To put it simply, saying that atheism is a religion is like saying not playing basketball is a sport. It just isn't. The definition of religion is "The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, esp. a personal God or gods" therefor there is no way that atheism is a religion due to the fact that we don't believe in the existence of gods.
Debunking number 2:
Atheists don't worship Satan. Remember that thing about how we don't believe in gods? Yeah? If we
God is Not an American ValueLadies and Gentlemen of Congress, thank you for allowing me to speak today.God is Not an American Value4 years ago in Academic Essays More Like This
I do not stand before you with a hate filled heart.
I do not stand before you today wishing to destroy anyone's beliefs or ways of life.
I do not stand before you today hoping to achieve a victory for one group while hurting another.
Instead, I stand before you today in the hope that you listen open-mindedly.
That is all I ask.
In 1956, "In God We Trust" was adopted as the United States official motto. This motto has been on our coins since 1864 and on our paper currency since 1957. In 1954, the words "Under God" where added to the Pledge of Allegiance. The question of whether or not these phrases are constitutional has been argued on all levels, from the dinner tables of average Americans, all the way up to the Supreme Court. I personally believe that these phrases are unconstitutional, but the arguments for it have been so overused that I feel repeating them would be beating a dead horse.
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