Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Take me to the races

In This Moment (a new Kansas progressive blog!) writes about The Fundamentalists’ Bad Bet:
It’s no secret that many fundamentalists want to demolish the wall between church and state in the United States. They’re not particularly shy about their wish to tear down the two-century tradition of forbidding government from promoting religion.

What strikes me as odd about this is that campaigning for religious government is like making a truly bad bet.
To find out why, click through. She's right, and this exact problem explains why many of the major church/state legal decisions have been issued in cases brought not by atheists but by members of religious minorities.