THE FINAL FREEDOM. THE LAST "CIVIL RIGHT".
I’ve seen a couple of things In the news lately that really push my buttons.
I am really getting tired of being treated like a second-class citizen just because I don’t believe in one of the accepted “gods”. I remember being raised the concept that we [the Catholics] were the only ones going to hesven and as for the people and all those other religions “well at least they believe in some God”. That attitude persists today as demonstrated by Senator Dole’s absurd ad calling her opponent “godless”. Some of the most truly spiritual people that I know are agnostics or atheists!
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The other thing is --- I was watching the news about a week ago and the news person is talking about some new electronic gadget that the Department of Homeland Security was worried about because It had potential uses by all kinds of dangerous people such as terrorists, cults, radicals Jihadists and several other kinds of “dangerous” people that they felt the need to keep tabs on. Right in the middle of that list was “atheists
I have always thought the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of religion, by extension, also guaranteed freedom from religion.
This will be the final freedom, the final civil right to the one in this world. Freedom to be excepted as a human being and judge by you’re actions alone and not by any labels of any kind.