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Atheists Concerned for America: Ten Major Lies Christians Mislead and Rampage into the Masses


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Introduction: Simplified here are a lot of the most important points on this site for people who don't like to read essays; note, however, that some of these points are not discussed anywhere else on the website. Approached numerically, in the following I explain each lie and how it relates politically, religiously, and sociologically. I might even relate some of these issues to my own life, notably:

"Top Ten Lies Christians Exploit in Everyday American Life"

By Jordan Adorno and Charlotte Schnook

1. Christians have morals; Atheists don't.

Fact: According to the FBI, nearly 80 % of VIOLENT and long-term offenders are Christians. Problematically, according to a CNN National Poll [amongst others], Christians comprise 75 % of the population. Conversely, Atheists make up 0.21 % of the prison population, yet strong Atheists alone make up at least 3 % of the population, whereas weak Atheists [i.e. agnostics, secular humanists] make up 13 % themselves ("America becoming less Christian, survey finds", 09 March 2009). In addition to that, according to a collegial study conducted by Humphrey School of Public Affairs, red states - meaning predominantly Republican; conservative; a disproportionately high Christan populous (many such states are located in the southeast US region widely known as "the Bible Belt") - have significantly higher crime rates ("Red States Have Higher Crime Rates Than Blue States", 16 September 2009)! And lastly, according to another credible study, countries that are primarily Atheist/Secular also have similarly lower crime rates.

(The illustration to your left is a graphical demonstration of just one corroborative example, among a many countless others, of a reduced, disproportionately small rate of nonbelievers in prisons outside of the states, too, which is quite noteworthy given Christians' common allegation that nonbelievers are predisposed to be immoral.)

2. Gay people violate the "sanctity of marriage."

Fact: In the UK, gay people have a ONE PERCENT divorce rate to straight people's FIFTY PERCENT rate here in America, sourced in the article "Homosexual's One Percent Divorce Rate", among an exponential number of similar others. In additional affirmation of these such positive and ever-reoccurring stats - with respective regards just as well to the overall general normalization of homosexuality rapidly-progressing in American society, notably - are decades and decades of correlatively positive studies conducted by all credible institutions of sociologically-involved research; most namely of all, perhaps, is the instance of the American Psychological Association, which abolished homosexuality as a mental illness long ago in 1971 and has ever since become a monumentally supportive institution of advocacy and support of Gay rights. (For access to an extensive catalog of the APA's empirical data pertaining to the issue - myriads of fact-specific, well-carried scholarly inclusions that provide explanation on how Homosexuality is as normal as Heterosexuality and NOT an inherent danger to society, to safely paraphrase most of its main proved and centralized conclusions - see this article on CLGS.ORG entitled "Official Statement Concerning Homosexuality from the American Psychiatric Association", which features a helpful direct "question-and-answer" compiled verbatim from the APA's documented research.)

So much for Christians' massively exploited lies about how same-sex relationships are in sheer essence based upon an "unnatural predisposition" (ever-proclaimed of in their HIGHLY convenient recitations of selective Biblical verses), and therefore remain each to be unions inherently volatile, abhorrently sin-filled, and abominably just plain-out Godless. Ignorance, my friends, is the utmost killer, origin of destruction, in any functioning society!

3. God is "Pro-Life."

Fact: God is the antithesis to Pro-Life:

Hosea 9:11-16, "Hosea prays for God's intervention. 'Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer. Give them, 0 Lord: what wilt thou give? Give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.. . .Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb.' Clearly Hosea desires that the people of Ephraim can no longer have children. God of course obeys by making all their unborn children miscarry. Is terminating a pregnancy "supernaturally" not nonetheless still the same thing as an 'abortion'? Of course it is!

Numbers 5:11-21: The description of a bizarre, brutal and abusive ritual to be performed on a wife SUSPECTED of adultery. This is considered to be an induced abortion to rid a woman of another man's child.

Numbers 31:17: Moses orders, 'Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every women that hath known man by lying with him.' In other words, women that may well very likely be pregnant, which clearly would then mean the abortion of every one of the given potential fetuses who'll be terminated as an obvious result of the killings!

Hosea 13:16: God promises to dash to pieces the infants of Samaria, and, 'their women with child shall be ripped up'. Once again this god kills the unborn, including their pregnant mothers.

2 Kings 15:16: God allows the pregnant women of Tappuah (aka Tiphsah) to be 'ripped open'. And the Christians have the audacity to say god is pro-life. How in the hell is it that Christians can read passages where God allows pregnant women to be murdered, yet still claim abortion is wrong?

See more about the murder of infants and children as well as more abuse in my essay here.

4. God did not create Evil; Humans did.

Fact: Nothing imperfect can come from something perfect. God made Adam and Eve fallible by default, or they never would have committed sin otherwise. And why, in all his love, would God place the tree in the garden in the first place? When you have a newborn child, do you put it in any harm whatsoever? Of course not! Thus, if you take your two beings who have NEVER encountered negativity of any kind whatsoever - never experienced dissension, temptation, abominations - how dare God expect them to be able to repel it? No loving parent would do that. Moreover, listen to the SCRIPTURE if not to me:

Isaiah 45:7: "I form the light and create darkness. I make peace and create evil. I the lord do all these things."

Slammer, eh?

Therefore, it is made perfectly clear in the Bible, irrefutably so, that God is the primal, omnipotent creator of negativity in the Universe (just as well as He is of all else in creation too, hence). And yet Christians always try to paint a vision of their deity as being the "All-Loving" and the "All-Merciful" (even despite mention of His eternal damnation of all non-Christian humans - each of whom were supposedly created specially "in His own Image" too, noteworthy enough - to Hell solely for their unbelief in Jesus, without paying regard to their morality, character or individual actions)!

5. "End of Times" is near.

Fact: Jesus lied. He said he'd be back in their lifetimes:

"Amen, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation [...] Immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming upon the clouds of heaven with power and great glory" (Matthew 23:36).

"And he will send out his angels with a trumpet blast, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other. "Learn a lesson from the fig tree. When its branch becomes tender and sprouts leaves, you know that summer is near. In the same way, when you see all these things, know that he is near, at the gates. Amen, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place. Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away" (Matthew 24:29-35).

And he never came back now did he?

6. The Bible and Science Agree.

Fact: Embarrassing a claim indeed! I would first off like to know how 2 of each of the 4.7 trillion species on earth fit into a single arc. Primarily, there is not enough water on earth for a global flood. There was no such thing.

Now, Christians claim that the days of creation can agree with science. This is not the case - for instance, God creates the Earth before anything else but we know it was just the opposite. There is so much Absurd science that I cannot possibly cite it all - if you're interested, see here.

Nevertheless, in summation, most important is that one understands that it cannot be Biblically Justified that each day of creation is most likely "allegorical", and likeliest to not be literal days. On the contrary, a day does NOT represent any convenient spaces of time; in fact, no one could have emphasized this better than a renowned Christian Theologian in the text of the popular literature, Is the Bible Really the Word of God?, as quoted:

"Some may say even the idea of this planet passing from a 'formless and waste' condition to its present form with continents, forests, plants, animals, and men, all in just six 24-hour days--this still is incredible! But where does the Genesis account say that the 6 days were 24-hours each? Though some religious groups teach this, the Genesis account does not say it. You yourself use the expression 'day' in a broad sense of your 'grandfather's day.' Likewise the Bible often used the word 'day' in a broad sense (Genesis 2:4). Keep in mind that the works spoken of in the first chapter of Genesis are those of God, not of man...Are God's 'days' of work controlled by the rotation of this globe? Obviously not. Of God, the Bible says: 'One day is with Jehovah as a thousand years and a thousand years as one day' (2 Peter 3:8). And that even to God a 'day' can have more than one meaning is seen when comparing this text with Psalm 90:4, which says: 'A thousand years are in your eyes but...as a watch during the night.' So it is plain that the word 'day' can be used to refer to a 24-hour day, a person's lifetime, 1,000 years or even longer" (Is the Bible Really the Word of God?, p. 18-19).

However, with such citations taken into consideration, now weigh the Biblically-conclusive statement of a celebrated creationist named Henry Morris, whose words of Scriptural dissemination only greater-sum the point of complete fallacy in the Bible's so-called "science", as quoted in the following passage: "The Hebrew word for ‘day’ is ‘yom’ and this word can occasionally be used to mean an indefinite period of time, if the content warrants. In the overwhelming preponderance of its occurrences in the O.T., however, it means a literal day … Still further, the plural form of the word (Hebrew 'yamim') is used over 700 times in the O.T. and always, without exception, refers to literal ‘days’" (The Bible Has the Answers, Henry Morris, p. 94).

Not much room for doubt or speculation anymore, eh?

7. Don't Ask, Don't Tell is NECESSARY for unit survival.

Fact: If you believe this, consider your life all over again because you've lived in within the realms of retardation. In all credible studies it has been proved that being out with who you are does the opposite! I know people who have had their lives saved because of gay people in the FOXHOLES, fighting for every one of our lives. I have a friend who is paralyzed fighting for every one of your lives. My uncle Larry is gay and he was a member of the US Army. Nearly 13,000 honorable men and women have been dispatched for being openly gay. There is no dispute about it - there have been, are, and always will be gays, whom so many Americans radically persecute, notably - fighting for us in the foxholes. (For further reading on the subject, please see, "Huffington Post: Gays Don't Disrupt Military Order", one of the more noteworthy articles on the subject.)

UPDATE: AS OF DECEMBER 10, 2010, DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL HAS BEEN ABOLISHED - JUSTICE WINS!!!!!

8. There are no Atheists/Women in the Foxholes.

Fact: Such lies! My grandfather, Steve Horne, is an Atheist and I am proud to say he served VOLUNTARILY in Vietnam many years ago. I have had several friends who have served our country without a SINGLE thought of God in motive. Charlotte's father also served during the Berlin Crisis. Here is a list of famous Atheists in the foxholes :

Regarding women, at least 15 % of our military is now women. It's not their fault they're not technically allowed to work in infantry; however, officially or unofficially on the battlefield, no less than 139 Female Soldiers had died in Iraq and Afghanistan just as of April 2012, according to a reputable article by AllGov.com, which also credibly refers to a recent governmental document written by David Burreli, Specialist in Military Manpower Policy, called, "Women in Combat: Issues for Congress" (Congressional Research Service, 09 May 2013).

9. Evolution has been proven false (is only a theory).

Fact: Theories are scientific conclusions based on a series of compelling facts that have been repeatedly tested and proved accurate. A theory is not considered a scientific fact because some of the details within the conclusions illuminate scientific delineations that can be revised, but not entirely repelled; gravity and electricity are theories too. For instance, although we know it is a fact that Chimpanzees and humans share 96% of the same DNA - and hence how we are on the same FAMILY TREE, not the evolutionary product of apes as so commonly misconceived - the exact 'whens', of Evolution, may not be fully undisputed ("Chimps, Humans 96 Percent the Same, Gene Study Finds", National Geographic). So, you can call Evolution "God's Progress" or whatever you want, but never forget that you CANNOT ever say it fits in place with the word of the Bible (as I've already very well addressed).

Charlotte says it better than me: "Evolution can be divided into two parts, macro and micro. Micro evolution is a fact, whereas macro evolution remains a theory due to debates on the exact steps of the evolutionary process. EVOLUTION DID HAPPEN we simply can't trace the exact evolutionary steps of the trillions of species on earth. Considering there is no way that we can even prove if we have located all the species on earth, this may always remain a theory. We can prove though, beyond a doubt, that humans have evolved. We can trace it back conclusively 3.6 million years. Over 99% of all scientists accept evolution (so does the Catholic Church). Christians have spread lies about this excessively, they especially like to say evolution preaches that Humans evolved from monkeys. Evolution does not state that humans evolved from monkeys, that idea is completely absurd. Science states that monkeys and humans evolved from a shared forefather and are hence relatives, (all primates are) but we are in no way direct descendants of them."

10. The United States is a "Christian Country."

Fact: "The Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion" - The Treaty of Tripoli, approved by Senate in 1797 and ratified by John Adams, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson & Thomas Paine.

Seriously, if you believe this you've been living in the realm of retardation. Over 25 % of our population is NOT Christian, first off. Were most of our ancestors Christians? Arguably, but less than you think. However, why did they come here? RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. Who was persecuting them? OTHER CHRISTIANS.

And as Charlotte says in addition, "The VERY FIRST AMENDMENT of the constitution is based on the Separation of church and state. The paramount reason why the forefathers came to this country was for religious freedom. They listed it as their top goal in forming America. Matter of fact most of the fore fathers weren't even Christian, but deist, atheist and agnostic. I could site thousands of quotes which piss on this lie from Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Paine, etc. but I shouldn't need to, considering the reading of the constitution is a 4th grade curriculum requirement."

Pretty straightforward, no 'technicalities' or ambiguities otherwise: THIS IS NOT A CHRISTIAN COUNTRY. AMERICA IS A FREE STATE, NOT A THEOCRACY!!!

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Conclusion: So there you have it. Of course Christians exploit many more lies than that but I don't have a lifetime to review each and every one of them :).

Email: atheistsconcernedforamerica@yahoo.com