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su27



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How Many Have Been Killed by Communists in the Name of Atheism & Secularism?:

None, probably. How can that be? After all, millions and millions of people died in Russia and China under communist governments — and those governments were both secular and atheistic. So weren't all of those people killed because of atheism — even in the name of atheism and secularism? No, that conclusion does not follow. Atheism itself isn't a principle, cause, philosophy, or belief system which people fight, die, or kill for. Being killed by an atheist is no more being killed in the name of atheism than being killed by a tall person is being killed in the name of tallness. Communists Don't Kill in the Name of Atheism...

Well, I'm an atheist and I live in a post-communist country. I have problem with this argument because actually many people were tortured and killed just because they believed in Christian or Jewish god and didn't want to abort their religion. It's clearly killing in the name of atheism.
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bertatberts Dumb in the extreme! February 25, 2013, 06:30:24 PM