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The Atheist Response to Sandy Hook

rspinden Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 12:16 PM
Also, your attempt to tie gun control to this atheistic perspective is rather puzzling. An atheist would work to find the solution that leads to less deaths and if science and logic, as applied to our society, lead one to control guns then that might be the best answer.
RayTheAnarchoCapitalist Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:28 PM
I'm an atheist and I oppose all gun control. Atheism itself says nothing about gun control so it's curious that Prager tries to link the two.
rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 6:49 PM
If the question is "How can we make sure that this never happens again?"
then the answer is YOU CAN'T!!!
Go ahead and disregard religion but science through psychology will tell you that bad things will happen anytime you are dealing with people.
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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