Fw: PAM Supports 'The Day That Counts' Movement
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From: "Positive Atheism Magazine" <editor@...>
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Subject: PAM Supports 'The Day That Counts' Movement
> PAM Supports 'The Day That Counts' Movement
> POSITIVE ATHEISM
> TO BE REMOVED, SIMPLY REPLY AND ASK
> Positive Atheism supports the "The Day That Counts" movement, wherein
> nonreligious folks in the United States will send letters, transmit FAXes,
> send e-mail, and make telephone calls to as many government officials as
> possible to remind them that fully ten percent of Americans are not
> religious in any way. If atheists were properly seen as a group, we would
> one of the largest religious constituency in the United States: there are
> more nonreligious people in the United States than there are Jews in the
> world -- by a long shot.
> The date for this event is July 17, 2001, so get those letters and e-mails
> prepared now, and think about sending them off a little early -- to avoid
> the rush with electronic media (particularly FAX) and to ensure that
> mail arrives on or before July 17.
> The following website will provide ways to contact legislators and the
> Positive Atheism also urges contacting as many press organs as possible
> the same message:
> "We Exist, and We're Atheist!"
> Cliff Walker
> "Positive Atheism" Magazine
> Five years of service to
> people with no reason to believe
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> Portland, OR 97292
> "My conclusion is that there is no reason to
> believe any of the dogmas of traditional
> theology and, further, that there is no
> reason to wish that they were true. Man,
> in so far as he is not subject to natural
> forces, is free to work out his own destiny.
> The responsibility is his, and so is the
> -- Bertrand Russell (1872-1970),
> "Is There a God?" (1952)
> "The legitimate powers of government extend
> to such acts only as are injurious to others."
> -- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
> "Statute for Religious Freedom"
- Realmente impressionante, o que nos leva a sonhar com algo semelhante
aqui no Brasil. Não tenho idéia dos nossos números, mas fatalmente
deve ser percentualmente menor do que nos Estados Unidos. E por acaso
temos alguma força política? Não está na hora de sermos ouvidos?