"Ok, I am an atheist. And a bleeding heart progressive liberal who supports gay rights including marriage & adoption. I am also a life long REM fan, and this song is not about being homosexual. The phrase "losing my religion" is saying…"
"There is really is no "winning" an argument with someone who believes in supposed miracles, because he is debating from a position of belief. And belief by it's very nature needs no supporting evidence, no rational thought process.…"