Mat Baker's Page

Gifts Received

Gift

Mat Baker has not received any gifts yet

Give Mat Baker a Gift

Profile Information

Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
Kind of got pulled into religion by default, like a lot of people. The first threads started to unravel on a camping holiday, aged 13, run by Christians. They were basically good people, but when I asked the perfectly reasonable question "Who created god?", I was aggressively slapped down and told it wasn't a question I was allowed to ask. I gave up on the notion of god soon after.
Age
36-40
Why are you here?
To enter debates in a civil fashion, with the hope of being challenged, and of challenging others. Look, it is very, very easy to upset a believer. It is much, much harder to make them scrutinise and question their beliefs...
The religion you left
Christian
Think Atheist Travel Network Couch Availability - Are you able to host anyone now?
No
Twitter
twitter.com/matbakus

Mat Baker's Blog

Book burning...

Posted on September 8, 2010 at 4:17am 55 Comments

Ok, the first thing that I have to stress is that I do not approve or support in any way the attention seeking Christians in America who wish to publicly burn the Koran; it is needlessly provocative, and could cause a lot of trouble for other people.



But, there is the rub.



See, if some Muslims (and, no, I am not suggesting all Muslims are the same) got up in arms about it and decided to retaliate in a proportionate way (ie, burn a few bibles), I would have no issues with it… Continue

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Think Atheist to add comments!

Join Think Atheist

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Blog Posts

Breaking Free

Posted by A. T. Heist on August 20, 2014 at 9:56am 0 Comments

Services we love!

We are in love with our Amazon

Book Store!

Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!

Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com

In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media

© 2014   Created by umar.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service