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Learn to fight fire with fire

Posted by Reid on January 26, 2008

Looks like Alan Roebuck has an excellent premise for the all so common banter that happens between atheists and theists, this time the theists have the stronger position.

January 26, 2008

How to Respond to a Supercilious Atheist

By Alan Roebuck

Not all atheists are supercilious, of course. Many are content to live and let live, and some even grant that religion (which, in America, basically means Christianity) does some good.  But atheism as an organized, evangelizing movement has been on the offensive lately.  Witness the “New Atheists” such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens, with their aggressive stance against God and their bestselling books attempting to debunk religion. So, assuming you are a theist, what do you say to the atheist who asks, “You don’t (chuckle) actually believe in God, do you (snicker)?”

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