After reading an article citing 7 causes atheists should fight for, and finding most of them completely irrelevant to us, I started asking myself. What fights are worth fighting in the name of atheism?
There are a few where most of us would agree:
-Stop discrimination based on religion (not just atheism)
-Revoke privileges to people with certain belifes (we may disagree on how and when, of course)
-Remove religious influences from education systems
And then, there's the controversial causes that impact atheists indirectly.
-Seizing church property
-Banning certain religious practices
-Out-lawing non-atheistic views
-Remove references to god from government documents
And then we have ideas that are popular among some or most atheists but do not affect us, really.
-Stopping animal cruelty
-Defending euthanasia, abortion, etc
So, I wanted to ask you, name your country and the cause you'd fight for right now, and another one you consider important but not a priority.
I live in Chile and the most important thing for me right now, is removing religion from the education system. Long term, I'd like to see the government less religious.
And you? What are the biggest issues for atheists in your country?
And a small sidenote: Before going all radical and saying "All of the above", keep in mind what happened the last time people tried to impose atheism by force:
tl;dr: It turned into intolerant theism.
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