What Would Happen If Christians Crashed Atheist Groups?

What Would Happen If Christians Crashed Atheist Groups? July 1, 2010

Mike Adams is bitter that the Supreme Court ruled against a Christian student group which claimed to have a legal right to discriminate against gays, despite its University’s non-discrimination policy. Adams wants Christian students to join secularist groups where (he assumes) they would be just as unwelcome as (we all know) unrepentant gays are in most Christian campus groups:

I can’t stand atheists. And I plan to do something about them. Thankfully, the U.S. Supreme Court has given me a powerful tool to use in my war against the godless. Earlier this week, the Court ruled that a public university may require all student organizations to admit any student as a voting member or officer. The decision applies even to a student who is openly hostile to the group’s fundamental beliefs.

So, when I get back to the secular university in August, I plan to round up the students I know who are most hostile to atheism. Then I’m going to get them to help me find atheist-haters willing to join atheist student groups across the South. I plan to use my young fundamentalist Christian warriors to undermine the mission of every group that disagrees with me on the existence of God.

Craig James (author of The Religion Virus: Why We Believe in God: An Evolutionist Explains Religion’s Incredible Hold on Humanity) says, “bring it on”:

I’d be willing to bet that if Mike Adam’s Christian students start attending the Secular Student Alliance meetings, Hemant and friends would welcome the opportunity to talk to them. In fact, I’ll bet they’d organize a national campaign to welcome these Christians into their group!

Can you imagine it? What’s going to happen when you take a bunch of intelligent, inquisitive Christian college students, most of whom have led insular lives and never had their beliefs seriously challenged, and drop them into a group of the smartest, best-educated secular students in America? Remember, these aren’t just casual secularists, these are students who care enough to join the Secular Student Alliance and contribute their time and energy to the cause. They’re activists.

I predict that Mike will lose his best and brightest Christian students.

I’m with Craig.

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