Atheist hypocrisy

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[[Atheism|Atheists]] and [[Agnosticism|agnostics]] are frequently accused of hypocrisy. Most of the time, these accusations arise due to misconceptions about what an atheist is, and why an atheist does what he or she does.
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==Example Accusations==
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* "You atheists bash on [[Christian|Christians]] for having faith, but [[Atheism is based on faith|you have faith too]]!"
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* "You atheists bash on Christians for [[Proselytizing|proselytizing]], but [[Atheists proselytize and preach too|you do it too]]!"
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* "Atheists complain about [[Religion|religions]] so much, but [[Atheism is a religion|they act just like them.]]"
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* "Atheists whine about religions cramming their [[Belief|beliefs]] down everyone else's throats, but [[Atheists force their beliefs on others too|they do it too]]."
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Like any group of people, a certain percentage of them are going to be hypocrites, and atheists are no exception. The aforementioned [[strawman]] arguments are generally invalid for one or more reasons.
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[[Category:Criticisms of atheism]]

Revision as of 10:14, 15 February 2011

Atheists and agnostics are frequently accused of hypocrisy. Most of the time, these accusations arise due to misconceptions about what an atheist is, and why an atheist does what he or she does.

Example Accusations

Like any group of people, a certain percentage of them are going to be hypocrites, and atheists are no exception. The aforementioned strawman arguments are generally invalid for one or more reasons.

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