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By Jim Downard

What is the silliest question you’ve been asked about atheism (in general or yours in particular)?

So far I haven’t been asked any really silly questions.  I mean that.
There have been those that are packed with presumptions, of course, but they haven’t been frivolous inquiries.  It’s perfectly understandable that people steeped in a religious framework would be puzzled at how others can get along just fine without their props. However, they ought to have realized that given that all religions are minority ones, with beliefs differing so widely that the existence of atheists are a minor sidebar in the landscape of uncertainty about what is “true.”
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Jim Downard

About Jim Downard

Jim Downard is a Spokane native (with a sojourn in Southern California back in the early 1960s) who was raised in a secular family, so says had no personal faith to lose.

He's always been a history and science buff (getting a bachelor's in the former area at what was then Eastern Washington University in the early 1970s).

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