Understanding through Discussion


Welcome! You are not logged in. [ Login ]
EvC Forum active members: 63 (9072 total)
72 online now:
AZPaul3, Phat (2 members, 70 visitors)
Newest Member: FossilDiscovery
Post Volume: Total: 893,178 Year: 4,290/6,534 Month: 504/900 Week: 28/182 Day: 0/16 Hour: 0/0


Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
  
Author Topic:   The evolution of hell: how rhetoric changes religion
Coyote
Member (Idle past 1341 days)
Posts: 6117
Joined: 01-12-2008


Message 23 of 66 (600966)
01-17-2011 11:32 PM


Also...
There was also the enlightenment a few decades earlier.

A lot of folks from that time on probably were closet atheists.

After Darwin more felt they could come out of the closet.

But don't forget there is still a huge stigma attached to being an atheist. Try to run for national office anywhere in the US as an atheist and you'll have a very difficult time of it.


Religious belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge.

Replies to this message:
 Message 24 by ApostateAbe, posted 01-17-2011 11:46 PM Coyote has taken no action

  
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:


Copyright 2001-2018 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.1
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2022