Paradoxically

 

Your opposition to having a military person express their faith by disallowing a scriptural verse on their dog tags is not “religious freedom”.  Rather it is the opposite, imposing your atheism on others.  Shame on you, and I hope you have quite a day at your turn for judgement.
(name withheld)

Response from MRFF Advisory Board Member Mike Farrell
On Jun 18, 2020, at 12:39 AM, Mike wrote:


Hi (name withheld),
 
Where have you been? Didn’t you hear that we have no problem with scriptural verses or anything else on facsimile
dog-tags that the troops wear around their necks? I guess you didn’t. Our problem was with the dog-tags that were
made by a Christianity-promoting company that included the official emblem of the U.S. Armed Forces on them. That was
a violation of the agreement said company had made with the government, so they were required to quit doing so.
 
You see, we have no  problem with people’s religious choices; in fact, our mission is protecting the right to the free choice
of belief or non-belief. We support the military’s regulations ensuring that religious freedom is protected by seeing to it
that promotion of a faith or belief system is fine and appropriate when done in the proper time, place and manner.
 
You seem to be out of touch with the facts, Steve. Whatever gave you the idea that we impose atheism on anyone?
Your use of the term “our atheism” suggests you have it wrong on that score as well. We don’t promote any belief
system and that includes non-belief. We think people should be able to believe as they choose.
 
Your mention of judgment day says a lot. It appears every day is judgment day for you.
 
Mike Farrell
(MRFF Board of Advisors)

 

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1 Comment

  1. Grey One talks sass

    It never ceases to fill me with dread when my fellow citizens express two contradicting ideas as if such a juxtaposition is logical. In Mental Health terms that’s called Cognitive Dissonance, a state which leads humans to make bad life choices.

    Here is a fact – asking a Christianist to follow the rules is not pushing an Atheist world view. No one said anyone had to give up their faith. And yet, according to these same Christianists, everyone must ‘bend a knee’ in order to fulfill their End Times Death Cult fantasy.

    So who is pushing a world view? In my eyes it’s not the Atheists.

    Waiting for the Christianist apologists to demand I accept their twisted logic in 3, 2, 1……..

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