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The Atheist Response to Sandy Hook

NCLaw441 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 11:39 AM
You posted, in part: Man's purpose in life is to help his fellow man. *** If you a Christian, you do not believe that. Our purpose is to love God, worship God and do His will. That includes spreading the good news of the Gospel. Yes, we are to love one another and serve one another, but that is not our purpose in life.
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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