Atheists have always been concerned, to a degree, with how low we poll among the general population as to being trusted. We have polled lower than rapists and that should be disturbing to anyone, atheist or not. Why is it we’re so disliked (okay, I’ll say it – hated) by those that probably don’t personally know an atheist? Why is it that just not believing in god(s) somehow brings out a level of vitriol in some people that in any other circumstance, would be considered a threat? Think about it. Some of the things I’ve seen posted on social media by so-called believers are so over the top that it has me wondering about the mental health of the same.
Since Brayton has abruptly left Freethought blogs, is it Myers that has taken the reigns? It appears so as far as anyone knows. Will anything change? It’s doubtful.
I don’t know about you, but I find this headline to be a bit hyperbolic.
The full article is here, if you’re interested. I’m done.
Below is a video, produced by the HoneyBadgers, each of them describing their experience and feelings being expelled from CalgaryExpo. THIS is well worth you time. It’s an hour and a half but please find time to watch this incredible video.
Based on my earlier post today, I had a few people inquire as to why I didn’t block the persons name and Twitter account. Let me explain.