Thursday, April 10, 2008

Representative Davis' Apology

So, Ms. Davis has apologized and said that she had a bad day because she had just learned of another school shooting.

And she decided to take it out on the atheist.

Why?

Could it be, perhaps, that she shares the theocratic bigotry that all school violence is somehow associated with atheism, and that if we had no atheists then we would have no school shootings?

Is that what she meant when she said that "it is dangerous for children to even know that your philosophy exists" - that children who become atheists shoot other children?

Is that what she meant when she said that atheism is a philosophy of destruction - because it must have been this student's atheism that caused the student to destroy the life of another student?

This apology, in fact, is just another slap in the face of all atheists. It is just another expression of her bigotry. Because, certainly, if she had been talking to a Christian witness, she would not have reacted in the same way.

Why not?

You've got more questions to answer, Ms. Davis.

2 comments:

Eneasz said...

Wow. I'm honestly surprised. I didn't think there'd even be an apology. It's not much, but it's a start. Keep the pressure on.

Dana Hunter said...

Absolutely right. Beautifully put.

Strangely enough, I can find no hint of a public apology anywhere. Her office won't comment publicly. It's like she's just wanting to make all the dangerous atheists just go away.

Not too sure we can oblige, really.