Obama gives a shout out to non believers .....

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    ...during his inaugural speech.

    “We know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus — and non-believers.”

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    GOBAMA!!!!
     
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    Do feel included now ?
     
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    I saw that and was glad to see it.

    With so much talk about God in politics, it's good to see Obama recognize those who don't believe in any sort of God and or religion.
     
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    It's so great to see happy athiests. :lol:
     
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    it sure is!
    it restores my faith in nothing.
    :eusa_whistle:
     
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    :rofl: damn-- I owe ya rep for about 4 now ~!!
     
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    I'm not an atheist. :confused:
     
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    And to think, 50 years ago, during the red scourge, it would have been unthinkable for any president to recognize that atheists are Americans too. I don't think I can even recall any recent president acknowledging anything of the sort.
     
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    couldn't have done it without you.
    seriously, why wouldn't he acknowledge non-believers?
    they're people, too.
     
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    I'm curious...if atheists don't believe in God, why do they find it necessary to be included among those with faith? How is that relevant to them?

    Answer: It's not. They're just assholes who don't like it when anyone refers to his or her own faith.
     
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