"He who does not believe in God will believe in anything." The unfortunate truth resonating in this wisdom finds yet another exponent in the Oxford-sanctioned senselessness of atheist Richard Dawkins. What is the atheist’s great burden of our generation? Humanism? No. Human rights? No. Actually, it is Gorillas’ Rights.
Just last week NPR ran a news story covering one of the “dark secrets of Franco’s dictatorship” that scholars and activists has recently uncovered in Spain’s history:
It involved the stealing of thousands of children from leftist parents so they could be indoctrinated in fascism and archconservative Catholicism.
One way to change worldview perceptions is to keep people ignorant. The public schools have done a great job in shifting worldview thinking from theism to humanism right under the noses of parents who extol the virtues of America’s government education system. Consider how textbooks handle the subject of religion in the founding of America. One elementary school social studies book has thirty pages of material "on the Pilgrims," Paul Vitz writes, "including the first Thanksgiving. But there is not one word (or image) that referred to religion as even a part of the Pilgrims’" life.
Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller are atheists and evolutionists who also happen to be talented magicians. While taking on any number of liberal iconic beliefs, most recently environmental hysteria, they also have attacked the Bible, Creationism, and Intelligent Design, describing them as impossibilities.
Nica Lalli is an atheist, but she doesn’t want to be lumped in with all atheists. Welcome to the club. Not all Christians want to be lumped in with all who call themselves Christians or with those who are religious in some way.