Atheist Summer Camp

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    Kids wrestle with religion at Camp Quest | The Columbus Dispatch

    I'm speechless. Imagine if they had organized games poking fun at gays or atheists at a boy scout camp. Atheism has got to be the least tolerant of all religions. And it is a religion.

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    Everyone has to have something they don't believe in.
     
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    Camp Quest.

    Awesome name!
     
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    True. And personally I have no problem with an atheist summer camp. And if they want to make fun of those that disagree, so be it.

    I do have a problem with the hypocrisy though.

    The boy scout thread had me hot under the collar yesterday. Boy Scouts are not taught to make fun of anyone as many alleged in that thread. They do not "preach bigotry" because the sexual/religious preference of CHILDREN is a non-issue.

    But it seems that this camp revels in bigotry. :cuckoo:
     
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    Non religious bigotry is acceptable.
     
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    Yes, like I am going to let my grandkids (if I ever have any that is) attend something where they will be riduculed night and day. I don't THINK so.

    Immie
     
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    Boy Scouts don't allow atheists.
     
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    It's a hard life
    It's a hard life
    It's a very hard life
    It's a hard life wherever you go
    If we poison our children with hatred
    Then, the hard life is all that they'll know

    It's a Hard Life, Nanci Griffith
     
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    Isn't that a major tennant of Atheism? Making fun of organized religion?
     
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    Oh, if only it was! I will accept that CON$ really believe Atheism is a "religion" when they DEMAND that Atheists get the same SPECIAL TAX PRIVILEGES other "religions" get!

    Then Atheists can start a ministry that they head and donate their home to the ministry while specifying that the head of the ministry lives in the home, thus getting a tax deduction for the appraised value of the home without giving up anything. Then when the electric or any other bill comes, they simply donate the money to pay the bills and thus get a tax deduction for all their living expenses. If they want a pool they donate that too and get a tax deduction.

    Religions are the best of all the "charity" tax dodges so please make sure that Atheism gets declared a religion.
     
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