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"Atheist Terrorism" in small-town Texas

william.scherk

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Another repulsive mass-murder in America. Another 'type' of and motive for killing, this time a "creepy" and militant atheism -- at least according to some media outlets. Our old pal Baxter Dmitry adds a bit of fey canoes ... 

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share.png Jenny Stanton / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Creepy, crazy and weird’: Former classmates say Texas gunman was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online before killing 26 in the state's worst ever mass shooting  — Did you know Devin Patrick Kelley?  Please contact Jenny Stanton by emailing jenny.stanton@mailonline.com

Texas church shooting – Facebook rants of ‘creepy’ gunman Devin Kelley, 26, who preached about atheism before killing 26 churchgoers
Devin Kelley, 26, who carried out the worst mass shooting in Texas' history, ranted on Facebook about churchgoers being 'stupid'

Classmate Nina Rosa Nava write on Facebook that the mass murderer used to rant on the social network about his atheist beliefs.

She said: “He was always talking about how people who believe in God were stupid and trying to preach his atheism.”
The man who shot and killed 26 people in a Texas church on Sunday is reported to be a creepy, crazy, and weird outcast who preached atheism online.

TEXAS CHURCH SHOOTER WAS SJW ATHEIST WHO HATED CHRISTIANS
Learn the truth about the Texas church massacre
Infowars.com - NOVEMBER 6, 2017

Real News with David Knight: The Texas church gunman who killed 26 and injured 24 others in Sutherland Springs Texas was an atheist SJW who specifically targeted Christians in the despicable rampage.

Texas Church Shooter Being Identified As An Atheist On The DNC Payroll Is Fake News
 Shawn Rice — November 5, 2017

Here are examples of people sharing the fake news on social media.

Texas Church Shooter Was Antifa Member Who Vowed To Start Civil War
November 5, 2017 Baxter Dmitry 

The gunman who opened fire inside a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, has been identified as Devin Kelley, an Antifa member who vowed to start a civil war by “targeting white conservative churches” and causing anarchy in the United States.

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Devin Kelley, who killed at least 27 people and injured many more, was one of two shooters in the church, according to eyewitnesses, who also report Kelley carried an Antifa flag and told the churchgoers “this is a communist revolution” before unloading on the congregation, reloading several times.

Classmates of Texas Gunman Reveal the Unsettling Things He Said Leading Up to Church Attack

BY REID MENE

Sunday afternoon, Devin Patrick Kelley stormed into a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church and opened fire, killing 26 and injuring many more.

While there is no question Kelley was deranged in his actions, it turns out those who knew him prior referred to him as “creepy,” “crazy,” and “weird.”

But Kelley's most well-known quality was his distaste for religion, with some referring to him as the first atheist they'd ever met. Just prior to the shooting, a number of his classmates from New Braunfels High School said they had deleted him as a Facebook friend because they couldn't deal with his hateful posts all the time.

UPDATE: Sutherland Springs Gunman Devin Kelley Wore “All Black” – Facebook Page Suggests He Was Diehard Atheist, CNN Fan
by Joshua Caplan

According to his now deleted Facebook page, it appears Kelley was a fan of CNN and Atheism.

These are the Facebook likes of the shooter, as being reported by Heavy and other outlets.

 

 



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There is less in Atheism to promote violence than there is in some of the Abrahamic Religions.  There is no "one size fits all"  atheism.  Atheists have very varied and individual reasons for not following the religious beliefs and practices of the people in the communities in which they grew up.  Almost all the atheists I have met were very tolerant of people with variant, even idiosyncratic beliefs, and there is no doctrine of violence embedded in atheism  as there is  in,  say Islam.   Islam in its most extreme forms promotes war, murder and violence.  Christianity  prior to the Enlightenment  was little better and Judaism in its earliest days could hardly be distinguished from ISIS or Boko Haram today.  The only reason why Jews are currently  less violent than Islam now, or Christianity during the days of the Crusades,  is because Jews had the shit kicked out of them 2500 years ago. 

The Asiatic religions particularly Budhaism are considerably less violence prone  at the level of doctrine than are the Abrahamic religions. 

Atheists have no common or central doctrine around which brotherhoods or bunds of  excitable males are likely to form.  There  is no atheist jihad or struggle doctrine.  There is little in atheism to promote an "us against the world"  attitude.  Just about the only time that atheists get "worked up" is when they are bullied by the religionists, primarily Muslims and Christians. This does not seem to be the case with regard to the Texas shooter. 

So atheists when they go bad, go bad for very individual and idiosyncratic  reasons.  

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