EAU CLAIRE, Wis.
In the two hour-plus forum centered on the separation of church and state, Barker, co-President of Madisons Freedom from Religion Foundation, contended, Most Christians, most Jews, most believers in this country support the wonderful American principle of the separation of state and church.
Believers and non-believers, including millions of good Americans who are not only convinced that theres no God, that belief in God is a delusion, and that books like the Bible are unreliable sources of truth, Barker said.
Barker unleashed a variety of harshly derogatory criticisms on the Bible, including calling it an insulting, immoral source of truth, contradictory on historical, unscientific.
He went on to say, Most of us who call ourselves free thinkers prefer reason and kindness over slavery and superstition and we think its wonderful to be living in a country where the believers are respected as well as the non-believers.
When given a chance to respond, Duroe provided quite a contrast to ...