A new study finds that atheists are among society's most distrusted group, comparable even to rapists in certain circumstances.
Psychologists at the University of British Columbia and the University of Oregon say that their study demonstrates that anti-atheist prejudice stems from moral distrust, not dislike, of nonbelievers.
"It's pretty remarkable," said Azim Shariff, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Oregon and a co-author of the study, which appears in the current issue of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology....
I wonder why would one defend the atheist on one hand, and bash the Bible on the other hand. "nice little atheist can't we just all get along?" and "throw out the KJV Bible! it's certainly trash" (you continually repeat Jim Lincoln)
I see swarms of flies around rotted fruit.
1 Timothy 4:2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; Luke 13:3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Ah wonder if atheists feel that way towards fellow atheists?
Romans 2 14 For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves, 15 in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness, and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them, 16 on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.---NASB
Atheists can't all be lumped together in how they will act in a particular circumstance. The Apostle Paul didn't do that.