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The Real Root of Atheists' Anti-Christmas Rage

john3124 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 5:04 PM
It's not that they hate God or Christians or anything. It's that they have rejected the notion of God they had when they were a child, still don't know what to replace it with, and get angry at anyone who seems to have figured it out. It's all about them, and their own discomfort with God.
Caveat emptor Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 6:20 PM
Athiest discomfort is not with belief in god, but with religious texts that call for the death of unbelievers. Texts like the Torah, or Koran.
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 6:02 PM
Dittos, you said it in fewer words than I did. Well said.
Why do some atheists embarrass themselves year after year trying to eradicate Christmas from American culture? Why do they make themselves societal hemorrhoids during this hallowed season? Is it because they are crusaders for equality, secularism’s saviors and humanism’s heroes? I’m sure that’s what they tell themselves when they’re pouting on their couches all alone on Christmas Eve after every single one of their friends has dumped them for being a rabid jackass.

I believe, however—and I could be wrong—that the reason some rage against the machine is that they hate God and love their sin, and bringing up Jesus in...

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