A Quick Note: No Cosmological Solicitation, Please
If you read my previous post, you’ll notice that I feel a degree of anger toward some parts of the atheist community. I don’t feel that way toward all atheists, or even most atheists. However, my stumbling block is with a certain brand of hard-edged antitheism: the kind that dismisses spiritual and/or religious people as overly-emotional, unthinking, or vacuous—the kind that tends to stereotype all spirituality or religion as a root of social dysfunction and oppression. In other parlance, one would refer to this approach as a form of religious (or non-religious) supremacy. I’m not much for religious supremacy of any type, whether it’s based upon a belief or non-belief in deities.
Having said this, I need to emphasize that I don’t like being proselytized to. Proselytizing is a form of talking at a person rather sharing of oneself with another human being. Please don’t write comments on this blog that are attempts to convert me to your particular understanding of cosmology. I am not interested in the rhetorical equivalent of leaving behind virtual copies of The Watchtower or The God Delusion. Whether your sales pitch is Christian, Atheist, or some other cosmology, I’m not interested in non-religious/religious solicitors.
Please skip my blog and knock on the next virtual door.
Thanks in advance for respecting my boundaries.