Should an Atheist Eagle Scout Feel Bad if He Had to Lie to Get the Honor?

Joseph, a young man who vlogs as Analytical Atheist, recently became an Eagle Scout — no small feat, regardless of what you think about the Boy Scouts of America.

But should he feel guilty that he had to lie about his “reverence” in order to obtain the honor?

That’s what he asks in this video:

I know a lot of readers are Eagle Scouts, too. What advice would you give Joseph?

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.


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