This is a bit of singling people out because they have short comings of their own.
I don't judge people, at least not until I get to know them. There are religious
people I wouldn't leave my grand kids with if I had to go away, and the same can
be said for some who are non believers.
No I don't think they would be molested, they would be fed some serious nonsense
and distorted visions of religious beliefs. There are some wonderful people out there
who practice their faith and never cause a problem for anyone. Then the zealots
arrive and of course the same religious bully tactics, are used. If you do not believe
you will go to hell, you should be set aside because God does not want to hear from
And the greatest patronizing statement of all, I love the sinner but I hate the sin.
Atheists are no different than any other group, period. Believing does not make you
moral. Look at the religious sex scandals and the church they will tell you that.
There is a guy here who just got fifteen years for killing a young woman eighteen
years ago. As it turns out he was a wonderful Christian, and family man and an
example for all. The truth is, he was a monster, prior to killing the young woman,
he was charged with sexual assault and for exposing himself. He was not an atheist
either. but then if you think about it he was not a Christian either he was and is just
The religious will howl just because he is used an example of being religious. Then
again it is an impression based on a label. If you are an atheist you wear the label
of mistrust. If you are a religious person you might even be a rapist and no one will
suspect it that person. It goes to show that society as a whole is not very good at
judging character, because society makes judgements based on impressions and
a skewed belief system. UBC must have teamed up with the Fraser Institute on this