M. T. Dremer profile image 89

Does the first atheist monument take us forward or backward?


The first atheist monument was constructed on government land in Florida. It was done as a compromise when courts refused to remove a reproduction of the ten commandments. As an atheist, seeing the monument is encouraging; the more recognized we are, the less demonized we will be (hopefully). But the monument technically didn't solve the problem. Our government is supposed to show no preference for religion, but now it's just showing a preference for two (though atheism isn't technically a religion). Do you think this event is taking atheists (and the U.S.) forward or backward?

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Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

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    taburkett 3 years ago

    You must believe that everyone should quit using all forms of money, credit, and financial institution forms since many depict some form of monument support for some form of belief system. The USA society is a freedom and peace loving land.


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Josak says

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  • CalebSparks 3 years ago

    Actually, the government is not to ESTABLISH a religion...as in a State Church. "Congress shall make no LAW respecting an ESTABLISHMENT of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof..."


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Borsia says

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    taburkett 3 years ago

    All those who seek equal space are permitted.

    To provide a better activity, the government should not own any property.

    This would eliminate all problems with government property with monuments.


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taburkett says

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