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The church is not moral. by AAtheist The church is not moral. by AAtheist
To elucidate a bit, the total population of America in 2006 is estimated at about 300,000,000-750 out of 300 million is a very small number, so the chance of anything like this ever happening is TINY.

Further 95% of all (known) child abuse crimes are committed by family or friends of family.

My purpose in this was to show that the church is NOT a moral organization, and most certainly should not be viewed as such.

The purpose of this meme is NOT to scaremonger, there is no doubt that the danger of child abuse is VERY real and should certainly be considered by all parents, but you should not be paralyzed by fear.

I took the figures for Penn and Teller's bullshit episode "Stranger Danger" which can be found here [link] It is something a lot of parents should watch.

Knowing that Penn and Teller don't always get it right, I have checked up on the figures myself and they do appear to be accurate.

If you like this kind of thing take a look at my facebook page at [link]
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:icondemon242:
This is why no one goes to church anymore because they seriously believe in God. Or if they do, they are few, and if you are one of those few people, I envy you for your faith, because it's things like this that have cost so many people like me ours. Virtually everyone I know who goes to church on Sunday only really do so because it's part of the weekly habit they were part of growing up; the same as it was for their parents and generations before. 

It's sad, but there's just too much horrible stuff going on in the world that makes you question if God exists, doesn't care, or is sitting back and laughing in amusement at our suffering.
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:iconaatheist:
It's a shame, but it's true.
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:icondodudindon:
DoduDindon Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What is it with Catholic priests and little kids? Serious question here.

It's like each religion in the world has there own little thing that they like to exploit. I'm beginning to think some of them have this planned out and are just trolling us...
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:iconaatheist:
That is, unfortunately, a damn good question.
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Space0ctopus Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn straight. Also.... everyone should watch most of Penn & Teller; Bullshit. Sure, there have been a few cases where they were *considered* to be wrong, but most of the stuff they present is completely logical and educational.
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MamaLucia Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:wow:

I think that is scary as hell ... that so many people believe the Church to be moral ... :O :O :O :O :O
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:iconaatheist:
My thoughts exactly
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:iconspace0ctopus:
Space0ctopus Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's still laughable that these people continue to think they are the most moral beings, when in fact, everything they do and say is a complete contradiction of their own teachings, thus by their standards, they are completely immoral. Well, by any reasonable persons standards, actually.
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:iconaatheist:
I don't know about laughable, scary as hell maybe.
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