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Noted Atheist Richard Dawkins Encourages People to Offend Muslims

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Do You Believe in God?

What would you do if you were dying? Would you try and call for help? Would you pray for survival? It all depends on your world view and religious beliefs.

In many cases, death is unexpected and unpredictable, and in all cases, it’s unavoidable. But that doesn’t stop us from trying our hardest to prevent it, whether by medical or spiritual means.

Many people experience major spiritual interventions after near-death experiences, but when famous atheist and academic Richard Dawkins (75) had a stroke last February, God was the last thing on his mind.

As his condition continues to improve during his recovery, Dawkins has again picked up his crusade against religion and religious minorities, urging people to offend Muslims and other believers “at every opportunity.” But is there major prejudice inherent to his suggested way to achieve equality?

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Here’s what he had to say about Muslim immigrants…