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  • Chester

    So a belief in some deity that has “supernatural powers” is required to define a religion, at least according to Mr. Zuckerberg? Apparently he missed the references to Buddhism and Taoism, which have no “supernatural” personages at all.

    • CSN

      The Buddhists worship Buddha as though he were a god, placing him on a table with a candle burning before him et al. He’s dead, so they pray evidently to his spirit. Philosophical Groups such as Buddhists have incense, prayer, etc. so I’d classify it as a religion of sorts…doesn’t have to be classified as W.A.S.P.

      • Liz

        I am shocked they haven’t tried to rewrite the Declaration of Independence (endowed by their Creator), this Administration is already trying to get rid of the Constitution (freedom of religion).
        You know the Atheists want total Anarchy, I will be thrilled when they will finally be put in their place. The Constitution says FREEDOM OF RELIGION “NOT” freedom from religion, I think they just want to live without any moral restrictions. They need to get a life.

        • Quester55

          LIZ, They haven’t a chance to live a life, until they truly Repent & Ask Jesus into their hearts! Until then, they are nothing more than Empty, Hate filled, Shells, Devoid of a True Love of their fellow man ( That’s Mankind, to you twisted perverts out there in Obama land!) And please don’t misinterpret my Loathing of these people as Hate, I wish that none should ever go to hell, I just want them to know that they have a choice to Serve Jesus or Anti-Christ, But they need to Choose Wisely!

  • CSN

    She receives a WHAT!!! from the FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION???? A House Stipend? What is she running, a Brothel for the Freedom From Religion Foundation? Never heard of a House Stipend. Is that how she gets paid? Does she depend upon donations to exist? Catholic Priests are the lowest paid clergy in America. People like to cite that they live in this residence or that residence, but those residences are usually 100 years old or more. The newer ones are usually 70 years old. Dry Up….FREEDOM FROM RELIGION (Communist Front Group).

    • Liz

      She is an idiot

    • Robert Messmer

      Ever hear of a “Housing Allowance”? Members of the military qualify when they meet certain requirements and live off-post. Its the same thing.

      • CSN

        Military men who serve our country in the sacrifice of their convenience and at the risk of their lives, should not only receive housing allowance, but free housing period. Freedom From Religion is not such an entity, and thus should not be Tax Exempt anymore than any other extremist communist organization.

        • Robert Messmer

          I was not making any judgement as to who does or doesn’t deserve the break, Was simply explaining to you what a housing stipend is since you had never heard of it.

  • SOCIALISM-MUST-GO!

    I DID NOT MAKE THIS COMMENT THAT WAS IN THIS PLACE………I DISCOVERED IT FROM MY DISQUS DASHBOARD AND SOMEONE HAS APPARENTLY HACKED MY IDENTITY AND PUT WORDS IN MY MOUTH WHICH ARE LIES!

    • SOCIALISM-MUST-GO!

      Ok I don’t know who it is that has hacked my profile but I was not on this page or this story and found this comment in my dashboard!
      WHOEVER YOU ARE I DO NOT APPRECIATE IT AND A SCREENSHOT HAS BEEN TAKEN AND IS BEING FORWARDED TO DISQUS! I GUESS YOU THINK YOU ARE FUNNY OR SOMETHING!
      BUT YOU ARE A FRAUD!

  • SOCIALISM-MUST-GO!

    to set the record straight ………I believe god and I believe in God……and to this end I neither believe in A-theists definition of themselves or the Federal governments definition of them in this case…….
    1. A-theists can not exist without theists, they would have no way to knowingly define themselves………..without Theists and theism a-theists would just be one big A………..which by the way they are!
    2. secondly they are not a religion or a religious movement because they are anti-religion which is a false ideology and a false belief system and a destructive Cult of evil Ideology
    3. The Federal government is also an Evil Cult……..they are owned by the Cult of Usury which is evil and they worship ( $ ) which they extort from slaves…..through illegal taxation.
    4. any true religion which enjoys tax relief from the Evil Cult of Usury PROSTITUTES itself and its religion because in so doing they agree to a gag order from the Evil Cult that has a list of some 50 odd rules which they must adhere to and not speak take position or involve themselves………..these rules are immoral for the church to be unable to speak on issues of politics homosexuality , abortion etc.!
    5. This is not to say I think the Church should be illegally taxed either by a Cult of Usury………..A church is supposed to be the charitable hand of God, the Evil Federal Cult of Usury has no place in robbing God of God’s rightful place or in assuming it through entitlements!
    Whoever wrote this story opened a huge can of worms and every party involved in the story exhibits massive ignorance to the law of God!
    INCLUDING WHOEVER THE IDENTITY THIEF WHO FRAUDULENTLY MISREPRESENTED ME IS!

  • Stuart Shepherd

    Somebody should Madeleine Murray O’Hare her!

  • HueyDude

    The 1st Amendment specifically states that Congress shall make no laws respecting religion, etc. This was based primarily on the fact that the states were colonized by people of different religions, and the framers did not want a single religion to take over the Federal Government due to larger numbers. They left it to the States to make laws dealing with religion, which would be Constitutional since Congress had no say-so on State laws dealing with such.
    These Freedom from Religion Bozos insert themselves into any type of contest that they assume may “violate” the 1st Amendment. I’ve seen it first-hand here in GA, and I’m sure some of you have seen it elsewhere; Prayer being taken away from public events (mostly school related) because one or two students are offended, and their parents whine to these FFR folks. This in itself is offensive to me because it is offensive to God Which one will have the most effect on your after-life?

  • FreedomFighter

    “atheist groups mirror religious groups in some ways”
    Yes they do, they have a belief in nothing beyond themselves, so in reality worship themselves as the supreme being…how truly disappointed they must be, they have my sympathy.
    Laus DeoSemper FI

  • Quester55

    OH what Hypocrites These Atheist be! First they Deny The Existence of God The Father of all, Then when a loved one is injured & dying, They CURSE GOD!!
    Just Hope they Love HOT Places!

    • CSN

      Freedom “From” Religion is a Communist Front Group, hell bent on eradicating all religion on the planet, because that is the ideology of a Marxist Communist…..to end all religion….it is straight from Hell and the satanic left are a part of all of this ideology. They don’t want tax exemptions, they want destruction of all religious institutions, whether it be through Obamacare ending Catholic and Religious Hospitals who will not practice Abortions or Sterilizations, or Colleges who will not pass out Condoms or Birth Control Pills, or Clergy who would be Tax Exempt because they rely on the generosity of their congregation to support them. The next step will be to Secularize all religion, and they’ll most likely forbid Priests to wear their collar and nuns to wear their habits in public, because it might offend an atheist. It’s a grand scheme of Masonic Marxist Principles.

  • nick

    The christians can’t prove the existence of their god,they just have faith in one,i can have faith that there’s a table behind me with a suitcase with million dollars in it,but does that make it real? no i just believe it to be there,i want it to be there in my mind and heart,but it’s not really there.

  • ibn insha

    Get rid of income tax and tax breaks that come with it and all these problems will go away.