I'd give up lint for Lent, But here is an article from the Huffington Post.

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I'd give up lint for Lent, But here is an article from the Huffington Post.

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 Quote:But their observance

 

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But their observance of the 40-day period in which many Christians abstain from worldly desires in a bid to come closer to God has upset some atheists who say borrowing religious traditions is antithetical to nontheism.

 

The exercise has also illustrated a divide in the nontheist community -- between older atheists who see religion as inherently evil and younger atheists who are more open to interactions with religious belief.

Wtf? Who cares? I hope they had to look really hard to find this Flynn guy. Some people apparently have nothing to do with their lives except get upset over stupid shit. 

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This is as much a cultural

This is as much a cultural practice as a religious one. Stupid maybe, but then most cultural practices are.

As for the kids, a few interactions with psycho religious folk will teach them why their peers are so disgusted with religion. They just grew up at a time when religious influence was at an all time low, and didn't get to experience all the real fun.

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