Vjack over at Atheist Revolution asks some really good questions in his recent post, Is the Atheist Movement Really Moving? The whole thing got me thinking, so I wasn’t quite sure which part to quote as a teaser. Here’s this, as good as any …
How much more time are we going to squander arguing among ourselves before we get serious about changing our world?
I’m too “militant,” and someone else isn’t “militant” enough. Atheism is not an issue around which we can expect to unite people vs. atheism is a civil rights issue around which anyone who cares about equality should rally. I don’t show enough respect for Christianity and may elicit hostile reactions; someone else shows too much and is accused of appeasement. Great. We’ve been down these roads so many times I’ve lost count. When do we get to move on?
… Now, click over and read the whole thing.
I’m still mulling these questions over, myself, but I invite you to join me in mulling. If you have some thoughts, share them in the comments over there — there’s already a good discussion going. When I come up with some coherent thoughts on the matter, I’ll be there too.