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The Atheist Response to Sandy Hook

Forward to Totalitarianism Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 11:40 AM
Good article, except that there was no gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary. Not a single child heard gun shots, while everybody interviewed was smiling and laughing. Not a single tear shed, not even by the laughing, well-rested parents engaging in a love fest with Barry two days after their children were murdered. This was a made for TV (and Hitler) mass shooting drill. Holder was in CT two weeks for the drill.... All you need to do is look at all the CNN and CBS video coverage of the drill, with the particular focus on Robbie Parker, Wayne H. Carver, and Gene Rosen (Oscar nominee). Draw your own conclusions.
Last week the New York Times published an opinion piece that offered atheism's response to the evil/tragedy in which 20 children and six adults were murdered at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut.

What prompted Susan Jacoby to write her piece was a colleague telling her that atheism "has nothing to offer when people are suffering."

She wrote the piece, "The Blessings of Atheism" ("It is Here and It is Now!" screams the subhead) to prove her colleague wrong by offering a consoling atheist alternative to religion's consoling belief in an afterlife. Atheists cannot believe that there is any...

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