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The Atheist Response to Sandy Hook

The Original King Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:58 AM
Don..............damn it, will you please keep you historical facts to yourself! We're too busy here trying to make another Godless Hitler and Godless Obama connection:)
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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