Believers Think We Need Religion to Behave Like Good, Moral People — Here’s Why They’re Wrong | Belief | AlterNet

Believers Think We Need Religion to Behave Like Good, Moral People — Here’s Why They’re Wrong | Belief | AlterNet.

I believe this article says it all.  Individual beliefs in God or the non acceptance of God is one’s choice. Individuals will make choices based upon the their convictions and values.  Morality is not Christian, Jewish, or any other faith.  It is generally accepted and believed that people of faith live a better life morally. I suggest we allow our fellow human beings make those type of decisions. There is good and bad in all of us. We can only try to do our best.

Their are Christians who are demanding prayer at or some reference to God for all burials for veterans in Texas, and in Arlington. They have overreached their duty and legitimate role by interfering in the privacy,wishes, and religious freedom of an American.  The referenced Web site below has a number of other cases dealing with evangelical or religious harassment.

There appears to be an effort by some in the Military Services who are using a Spiritual Fitness Test (odd name ) to evaluate soldiers with or susceptible to PTSD. The problem is the test is religiously oriented and is intimidating to soldiers of Atheist belief.

As I have said, let us leave our fellow man alone.

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