Monday 23 October 2017

Atheism is not an ideology

IN response to Eric Conway (Letters, April 20), atheism is not an ideology; it is merely the rejection of theism or a deity.

Consequently, acts such as gulags and death camps were not and could not be committed in the name of atheism, but rather were committed in the name of fascism.

Using your logic, Mr Conway, it would be easy to draw a parallel between the Catholic Church and paedophiles, with one in 25 US priests being formally accused of child abuse.

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