David Miller: I can refute the claim that Atheists are secular and not religious...

This quote comes from a paper written by PCN Victoria member David Miller who is also Secretary of Melbourne's Existentialist Society, Secretary of Melbourne's Atheist Society and Assistant Convenor of the Melbourne Branch of the Sea of Faith Network in Australia. David writes:

There has often been discussion on whether Atheists are secular people rather than religious people. The problem, it seems to me, is that we tend to conflate ‘religion’ and the ‘supernatural’. Such confusion is normal within our everyday language. The two words have almost become synonymous. I suggest that we begin the attempt to be more precise. Even if our attempts lead us in different directions, it will at least be illuminating.

You can see the whole version of David's paper by clicking here -  [PDF; 76KB].

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