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Why do so many people assume

that anyone who doesn't share their religion is an atheist?

Is it arrogance, ignorance, or both?


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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 6:33 PM on Mar. 19, 2013 in Religious Debate

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  • So true!
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 6:34 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • Both!
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 6:34 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • Both
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 6:34 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • And an overactive persecution complex
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 6:35 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • Both! It's an unfortunate mixture of both that are all too common these days.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 6:35 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • I would say both too!
    older

    Answer by older at 6:37 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • 60/40 ignorance and arrogance
    This is the same as people assuming everyone IS a Christian. We have that here alot.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:37 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • I don't get Atheist,I get devil worshipper,lol
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:37 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:42 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

  • I don't get Atheist,I get devil worshipper

    You've no idea how many times I have been asked if I worshiped the devil
    *eye roll
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 6:46 PM on Mar. 19, 2013

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