American Atheist leader says fundamentalist Christians 'must be eradicated'
"In a shocking blog post at atheists.org, Al Stefanelli, Georgia State Director of American Atheists, Inc., calls for the eradication of "individuals who abide by fundamentalist Christian and radical Islamic doctrines."
"They don’t respond to lawsuits, letters, amicus briefs or other grass-roots campaigns and they must, must, must be eradicated," he writes.
He goes on to write:
As long as they are allowed to exist, we will continue to be inundated with accounts of buses, buildings, markets and abortion clinics being blown up, rape victims being murdered for adultery, wives being beaten (sometimes to death), airplanes being flown into buildings, people being tortured and sometimes beheaded for blasphemy, people being burned for witchcraft and sorcery and all the other horrific, inhumane and insane practices that are part of fundamental Christianity and Radical Islam.While it is true that many terror attacks have been carried out by radical Islamists, the same absolutely cannot be said of those who currently follow the teachings of Jesus Christ in the United States. The last judicial execution for witchcraft in the United States, for example, was in 1692, according to bibliotecapleyades.net.
Naturally, Stefanelli did not cite any examples of Christians actually participating in such acts, but he does single out what he calls "idiotic, ignorant and imbicillic politicians and celebrities like Palin, Bachmann, Beck, Limbaugh, Pawlenty and Santorum."
But who, exactly, is Stefanelli targeting?
"Most of the GOP, just about all of the Tea Party movement and even some Democrats and Independents," he writes, adding they "should be ashamed of themselves for going out in public wearing the equivalent of an intellectual diaper."Why?
Because they have the audacity to believe what their religious doctrine teaches.
He smears religious people as lacking "the maturity and intelligence to act in a socially acceptable manner," calling them "sociopaths," "psychopaths," and claims "all of them are clearly delusional."
The fact is that fundamentalist Christians and radical Muslims are not interested in coexisting or getting along. They have no desire for peace. They do not want to sit down with us in diplomatic efforts to iron out our differences and come to an agreement on developing an integrated society.While one could easily make the argument regarding radical Muslims who have, in fact, flown airplanes into buiildings (Google "9/11") and beheaded people for being "infidels," the same cannot be said for modern-day Christians. Again, Stefanelli provides no proof of his assertions.
They want us to die.
Billy Hallowell of The Blaze observes:
He encourages “mainstream believers” within both faiths to be “intolerant of fundamental Christianity and radical Islam.” Based on his writings it seems Stefanelli also takes issue with atheists and non-believers who are content accepting the beliefs of those he finds so unintellectual and radical.Ironically, while calling for the eradication of those who follow their religious beliefs, Stefanelli writes in response to a comment calling him out for his violent rhetoric:
"It is most certainly NOT a call for violence. Not once did I ever suggest that we use weapons, violence or physical contact. Not once. Nor did I say we be “mean” to them," he wrote.No, he just doesn't think these people have a right to exist, and they "must, must, must be eradicated." No violence or 'meanness' implied there.
"These are not the droids you are looking for.""
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American Atheist Al Stefanelli creates a Straw Christian to hate, and incite others to hate: