Sunday

Anti-Theists Actively Opposing Religion.

 Atheists, Pantheists and Deists sharing an aim to oppose harmful religious doctrines.


MISSION: Non violently oppose religious doctrine that promotes hate, prejudice, non free thinking and where it causes harm. Not singling out any particular faith. Where the faith causes harm no longer can people of sense and reason stand by and be perceived to respect their dogma through this perceived unspoken agreement to not speak out for fear of causing offense. There is nothing we could say or do that could come close to the offense the doctrines of faith create to those of us with any sense of decency, fairness and love of all humanity. Ironically unlike the many conditions the faiths place upon their acceptance of certain people, groups etc... Our love for humanity is truly unconditional. If it harms none then do as you will.


 We do not welcome any far right wing organisations or their members that exist masking racism behind banners of anti-religion. e.g the EDL (English Defence League) claims to be anti religious extremism. If this is the case why do they not oppose all religious extremes and not just Islam. The answer is simple, they are the NF (National Front) and the BNP (British National Party) under a different name and a claimed different motivational aim. A different way to just vent their racist fascism. We find the EDL and groups similar the world over abhorrent and have zero respect for such groups and do not share their ideology at all.


Anti-Theism, opposing harmful religious doctrines is not racist at all.  We are not out to upset individual persons of faith. The opposition is with the religious organisations or orders themselves. What an individual believes is really no business of any other person.  To try and sway a person from harmless belief would seem quite unkind too. It's what's done with that belief that matters.  The church, mosque or synagogue of organised religion is responsible for the actions of the faithful.


The majority of religion promotes prejudice, racism and many other harmful doctrines to humanity.


Each to their own though. Who are we to judge?


Live and let live is a very fair tolerant and accepting ethos. However when religious doctrines of hate cost lives or faith comes at a human cost in anyway whatsoever, no longer can people of sense and reason stand by and not oppose these crimes against humanity, to do so would be party to these atrocities. It must be remembered that it only takes a few good people to not act to allow evil to prevail.


A great quote by Steven Weinberg the American Physicist:






With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.









Steven Weinberg, quoted in The New York Times, April 20, 1999
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