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The Atheist Response to Sandy Hook

The Original King Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 12:08 PM
David........ Correct. Although Prager certainly does not claim that atheists actually DO act in that way, the fact that he would bring it up and attribute that "quote" to them, if they had the honesty of their convictions shows what a knob he can be.
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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